Tony Orrico

In Performance: Tony Orrico’s Penwald -15 – fourths and quarters (NYC)

Tony Orrico: Penwald: 15: fourths and quarters New Museum (NYC) September 22, 2012 @ 3pm  Tony Orrico is a visual artist, performer, and choreographer whose work merges the act of drawing with choreographic gesture and bio-geometrics. Evocative of the graphite wall drawings of Sol LeWitt, action painting, and Da Vinci’s “Vitruvian Man,” Orrico’s “Penwald Drawings” have been presented and exhibited internationally in galleries, performance venues, and public spaces. His work reflects upon the limitations and awe-inspiring possibilities of man as machine, where subtle “imperfections” in the final drawings reveal the intervention of human presence in an otherwise mathematically precise choreographic gesture. Orrico’s work is in the collection at the National Academy of Sciences and he will pr...