Cosmic Shake presents an extraordinary display of Dan Lam's sculptural works, showcasing their distinct features of spikes, wiggles, edges, and curved profiles. Each sculpture within the exhibition emanates a captivating oozing quality, drawing viewers into a realm of vibrant colors, organic forms, and diverse, dripping textures. Through the exploration of new shapes and the experimentation with various forms, Dan has constructed an extensive collection of visually evocative artwork.
In the artist's own words, "Through this exhibition, I delve into my complete visual vocabulary while simultaneously enhancing it. I introduce new textures to familiar shapes and explore established textures on fresh shapes. This exhibition provides me with the opportunity to express my artistic language fully, which I have not been able to do before. My aim is to continuously push the limits of my creativity and explore the endless possibilities."
The Fluid, Gravity-Defying Works of Cosmic Shake.
Within Cosmic Shake, Dan Lam introduces a refreshing visual language that is bold, dynamic, and brimming with energy. Her sculptures seem to defy the constraints of gravity, captivating viewers with intricate details and vibrant colors that create a compelling sense of movement and fluidity. By seamlessly blending elements of nature and otherworldly aesthetics, she transports viewers to an enchanting new realm.
Stephanie Chefas, the gallery owner, describes Dan Lam's artistic journey as she navigates the realm between various dichotomies. Balancing attraction and repulsion, motion and stillness, seriousness and playfulness, softness and hardness, Lam wields a magical power over each idiosyncratic vision. The palpable experimentation is never so abstract as to disengage viewers. Compelled by these seemingly disparate juxtapositions, viewers are overcome with a range of complex emotions and creative ideas.