In this exhibit, Boston resident and artist Ian Kennelly shows a love of baseball through drawings and gouache paintings. Although Kennelly has been a Red Sox fan since he moved here more than 19 years ago, expressing his affection for the sport on canvas proved difficult when he initially started working on the series.
Many people, especially in Boston, have a special fondness toward baseball that Kennelly wanted to express in this series. Although Kennelly has completed this series, he said he continues to look for the essence of the baseball experience and there is no finality to it.
Right: Armchair Bat & Ball, Ian Kennelly. Photograph by Brian Bresnahan