As you enter the Fredric Snitzer Gallery and begin looking at the pieces counterclockwise from the door, colors seem to drift past, from moss green to sanded-wood, from red to black. The abstract paintings of Lynne Golob Gelfman have an unusual expressive quality. Dabs of pigment recede within the confines of irregular latticework and resemble a kind of cryptic writing. They are marks with which Gelfman plays tricks on our vision: The designs move sinuously behind successive layers of paint and they keep a certain rhythm, where the marks function as ciphers. Let your mind go and you can see electric circuitry, ruins from an airplane crash in the desert, Arabic encryptions behind a mud cover,... More >>>