"Durante / Fucigna" at 22 Haviland Street in Norwalk

"Durante / Fucigna" is an exhibition of collaborative and individual works by Chris Durante and Joe Fucigna at 22 Haviland Street Gallery in South Norwalk, CT.

Both Durante and Fucigna are art professors at Norwalk Community College, and have exhibited extensively. Fucigna's work is mainly sculpture, and his drawings seem to hold volume. Durante's eye is informed by graffiti, comic book art, and found marks, and his line is pure and confident. Their abstract drawings on Claybord feature similar shifting shapes, and the feel is almost juicy. As the works were passed back and forth several times, Durante said that the individual contributions became less recognizable, even to the artists themselves. The distinction between the artists may not always be obvious, but watching the resulting conversation play out on the wall is total eye candy.

The exhibition runs from April 16 to May 30, and there will be an opening reception on Friday, April 16 from 6-9 pm. A talk with the artists will be held on Sunday May 2 at 2 pm.