McDonald Bane, ETA 60-91, oil on canvas, 60 x 60 in
Courtesy of Lee Hansley Gallery
The art of Lee Hansley Gallery artist McDonald Bane is now on exhibit in a solo exhibition at the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
The show is entitled “Two Parts Art, One Part Science,” which is a reference to Bane’s degree in science and two degrees in art. She is an MFA graduate of Woman’s College, now UNC-G, having studied under the art department’s founder, Gregory Ivy.
The exhibition includes Bane’s signature oil paintings as well as serigraphs and pen and ink drawings covering the dates 1966 to 2013. Bane is represented in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York by a linear abstract drawing.
Bane rigorously explores the visual effects of line, shape and color in her work. Her focus has been on exploring the endless variables produced by forming linear relationships and contrasting curved and angular geometric shapes in abstract compositions.
Lee Hansley Gallery opened in 1993 with a solo exhibition of Bane’s work and she has been in numerous exhibitions over the past 22 years including a major retrospective exhibition two years ago marking the gallery’s 20th year.
Bane and gallery Lee Hansley will have a public conversation about her life and work on Sunday, September 20, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Weatherspoon Art Museum.
The Weatherspoon, located at the intersection of Spring Garden and Tate streets is open Tuesday , Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. , Thursday 10 a.m. until 9 p..m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.
For additional information, contact the gallery at 919.828.7557.