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Mary Iverson Presenting New Show 'Frontier' at Park Life

By: Jessica Marcel - Published:   Updated: Aug 3 2011 • References: maryiverson and juxtapoz
Shipping containers don't often make appearances in fine art. Painter Mary Iverson, however, was drawn to the boxy containers and began including them in her landscapes. Her new show 'Frontier' will be presented at the Park Life Store and Gallery in San Francisco.

Mary Iverson's work features colorful boxes of shipping containers superimposed over serene natural vistas. The effect is unusual—it embodies the conflict between human progress and our natural surroundings.

Implications - Iverson's works are a great example of the limitless power of art. The extraordinary ability of artists to take virtually any material and turn it into something beautiful is truly inspiring. It takes real vision and talent to turn shipping containers into striking works that are not just aesthetically alluring but meaningful and thought-provoking.