An exhibition of work by the late Strathbutler artist Rick Burns The Poetry of Existence The Peter Buckland Gallery 35 Duke St. Saint John, NB FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 5 – 7 pm The largest exhibition of work by Rick Burns since the Beaverbrook Art Gallery retrospective in 2006 – 07. Paintings, drawings and constructions by[…]
Two Strathbutler Artists in a Visual Conversation Friday, November 9, 2012, 5 – 7 pm From the PETER BUCKLAND GALLERY newsletter: This exhibition is a unique visual conversation between two important New Brunswick artists, Suzanne Hill and Rick Burns. During the latter part of his career, Rick Burns created a strong body of sculptural work,[…]
Essentially, I’m concerned about the body as subject matter. And primarily the absence of the body. Using the body blatantly just seemed a little too obvious. – Rick Burns, 2000
Painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and installation have all allowed him to deeply explore the themes of boundaries, constraint and security.