June 6, 2018, by Neil Vazquez.
Figurative painting has received a fair amount of attention in the past several years. From retrospectives of artists such as John Currin and David Hockney at museums, to exhibitions of contemporary work at major galleries, the often-overlooked field is experiencing a resurgence. Locally, "Touching Palms" at Thierry Goldberg Gallery is exhibiting new work in a group show of figurative painting. Featuring multiple individual pieces by Louis Fratino, Benjamin Degen, Odinel Pierre Junior, and Hope Gangloff, the new show gives locals a chance to view, and perhaps purchase, work in a burgeoning genre.