New Abstract Expressionist, Burke Wilford Presents Ambitious Show During Miami Art Week 2017

Burke Wilford exhibits 52 new works during Art Basel Miami at
Loews Miami Beach, Dec. 6-10. Exhibit open to public.

Burke’s Fine Art
Dec 01, 2017, 14:29 EST

DARNESTOWN, Md., Dec.1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Miami Art Week is
considered the ultimate for contemporary artists, galleries, collectors and
emerging talent. In an unconventional move, Burke Wilford, self-taught
painter is exhibiting an ambitious show with over 50 paintings. Wilford’s
paintings are reminiscent of the original masters of Abstract
Expressionism. Burke Wilford draws inspiration and his vibrant approach

from the early classic roots of the American Abstract movement. Wil-
ford’s exhibit is open to the public and is showing at the Loews Miami

Beach Hotel, Dec. 6-10 during Miami Art Basel 2017.

About the Artist

Wilford lives and paints in the Potomac area of Maryland, which is on the outskirts of Washington,

D.C. Wilford’s work spans the breadth of emotion from calm and harmonious to vibrant waves of color and form. “I strive to combine the colors in such a way to evoke a feeling of serenity and
inspiration,” Wilford explains. Wilford credits his inspiration to the early works of Abstract Expressionism founders – Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock. He draws from their iconic images and expansive fields of color to create his own unique and compelling style. A number of Wilford’s paintings feature silhouettes of rock formations from the American Southwest, creating a visual “handle” for each viewer to access his or her own inner landscape. Like other Abstract painters, Wilford’s dynamic shapes engage the imagination simultaneously with a microcosmic and macrocosm view.

Miami Art Week Dec. 6-10, 2017

The Burke Wilford exhibit of Abstract Expressionism with over 52 new
works is open to the public during Miami Art Week Dec. 6-10. Wilford’s
paintings can be viewed in the ballroom of the Loews Miami Beach
Hotel, a few blocks from the Miami Convention Center and the Art Basel
activities. Wilford will be available for queries and discussion.
Display hours are: Dec. 6-9 (Wednesday through Saturday) from 9 a.m. to
8 p.m., in the Cowrie #2 Ballroom, Third Floor; and Dec. 10 (Sunday) from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Poinciana Ballroom #1. The address of the Loews
Miami Beach Hotel is 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139.

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