Cohesive Fragments

Within each piece, ads are fractured or replaced entirely with colored vinyl, paper and spray paint, obscuring the commercial content and allowing the beauty of color and graphic design to blossom in a seemingly organic way.

Streetside Artscape:
Elizabeth R Gahan / Cohesive Fragments
Woolworth Windows 4 & 5, 11th & Broadway
Dec 31, 2015 – Mar 17, 2016

In addition, the repetition or sheer abundance of synthetic forms implies the potential for these shapes to grow and multiply of their own accord blurring the line between what is “natural” and “unnatural.” Gahan’s work strives to balance beauty and inspiration with a critical consideration of our growing urban environments.