Roth’s paintings are reductive objects and talismans of contemporary culture. Though geometric in appearance, the paintings reference such diverse sources as product and package design, masks, nature, architecture or contours of the body. The saturated color palette is painted in either Flashe or acrylic.
Work by Richard Roth. May 1-June 5, 2011 Vernacular Modernism, an exhibition by the American artist Richard Roth, will open at the Highland Institute for Contemporary Art on 1 May, 2011, 2-5pm. Roth’s practice combines Minimalist abstract painting with the curating and installation of collections of contemporary artifacts. For HICA, Roth will present a substantial installation of pieces from his collections. Expanding on Minimalist ideology, these coolections extend Roth’s sense of reverence for ordinary objects [...]
Work by Richard Roth June 27 – September 10, 2010
Scott Malbaurn, Big Blue, 2003 Acrylic, silica, urethane on canvas 72 x 88 inches, diptych July 20 – August 28, 2010 David Richard Contemporary is pleased to present Line, Curve, Form, an exhibition of paintings and wall sculptures by Simon Aldridge, Alex Couwenberg, Mark Emerson, Julie Karabenick, Scott Malbaurn and Richard Roth. These artists create optically active abstractions in two and three-dimensions through the use of lines, curves and forms juxtaposed with color combinations so [...]
Spatula City , 2009 Acrylic on MDF 12 x 9 x 1 1/2 inches March 5 – April 17, 2010
Installation view thru July 25, 2009
Works by Brent Hallard, Richard Roth, Henriëtte van ‘t Hoog Opens June 27, 2009 During July, ParisCONCRET presents work by three contemporary artists who push, gently, against the notion that painting is a strictly 2 dimensional proposition: Brent Hallard (au/jp), Richard Roth (us), Henriëtte van ‘t Hoog (nl).
Richard Roth, Full Cleveland, 2007 Flashe on Birch plywood 11 3/8 x 8 x 4 inches Brent Hallard: It seems to me that no matter where you position yourself to take these paintings in there are always two states forthcoming, though perhaps not always on view at the same time. Separately these different moods evoke, for example in ‘Full Cleveland’ or ‘Happy Hour’, the carnival and serene. When the two states mesh, it’s generally [...]
Carol Salmanson, Upon Reflection: Column (detail) LEDs, flourescents, stainless steel, gel filters, prism rods 5 pieces, each 21 3/4″ high x 21 3/4″ wide x 10 1/2″ deep June 26 — August 15, 2008 All three artists deal with architecture and its relationship to anthropomorphism. Buildings may not look like human beings, but they mimic our consciousness in that they project light from within, or have some innate sensory rapport with the immediate natural [...]