On the Radar: Vicky Colombet: Terres de Brume / A New Geography at Bleu Acier

the studio to produce a series of etchings. An opening reception offers an opportunity to view working proofs of the series (as well as the paintings and drawings) and to meet the artist. (Pictured: "Les Tres Riches Heures,” oil, alkyd and wax on canvas) Vicky Colombet: Terres de Brume / A New Geography runs Nov. 6-Jan. 16 with an opening reception Fri., Nov. 6, 6-9 p.m., Bleu Acier, 109 W. Columbus Dr., Tampa, 813-272-9746, bleuacier.com. – Megan Voeller

Welcome to On the Radar, where we preview up-and-coming arts events to mark your calendar for. As tempting as it is to place labels like ‘minimalist’ or ‘landscape’ on Vicky Colombet’s work, such qualifiers don’t do justice to the profound mysteries the French artist creates with a stroke of the pen or brush, which you can see for yourself at the exhibit opening next Friday.

Perpetually exploring the limits of what will read as landscape, Colombet’s unique style of abstraction transcends its link to the natural world, offering ethereal geographies of rumination and respiration instead. On Friday, Tampa Heights printmaking atelier Bleu Acier debuts an exhibition of recent drawings and small paintings by Colombet, who is currently working with

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