‘Confabulations’ By Richard Franklin

Washington, D.C. artist Richard Franklin said his art has “a powerful and unique color voice.” I love his use of the word “voice.” Visual art is chatty, always trying to communicate with the viewer in front of it. Apparently his large mixed media abstracts have a lot to say. Jill Baker, director of the Roberta Marx Gallery, met him in South Korea. “These are the works of a man who has developed an original style over many years, using a highly sophisticated knowledge of color and composition,” she said. A few of the works have been created specifically for Louisville. The reception is on Sunday, May 5 at 12:30 p.m.


Roberta Marx Gallery - Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church
4936 Brownsboro Road

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‘Confabulations’ By Richard Franklin

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.



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