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Muses & Madness: The Art of Patrushka

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Opening Reception: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 7pm – 9pm

Artist Statement:

Working in many medias, from scratchboard to oil painting, Patrushka has created an eclectic array of images for this exhibition.
Fascinated with the ying and yang of life, the skull beneath the smile, the dark within the light and the good as well as the bad. Patrushka draws upon pop culture, politics, music, emotions, the human face and our natural world for inspiration.
The theme for this exhibit is a divergent binary: “Muses & Madness”
Muses focuses on artists, musicians, friends, cultural icons, causes and celebrities that she admires. Whether it be their artworks, their songs, their image or their happenstance in life – all have inspired and moved Patrushka to capture them in paint. Madness is used in a literal and a generalized way  and focuses on the dark and sometimes violent side of mankind, and the many gradations of insanity – whether it be in the way we treat our environment or in the way we treat those who dare to be different. Violent criminals, threatened species, abused women, emotive portraits and misfit personas whose “madness” has consumed them, all have found a place in Patrushka’s world. The body of work crosses the boundaries of the human condition, celebrating the wonderful and the weird, embracing the whole oddity that is humanity.
The artworks will be available for purchase and Patrushka will be present at the opening reception. If you’ve considered commissioning a portrait, Patrushka will also be available for order consultations. This will be an ideal opportunity to touch base and get a feel for her beautiful works. Patrushka and Sacred Rose Gallery are looking forward to seeing you there.

 

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The exhibition runs March 16th – April 28th, 2013

Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

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Written by sacredrosetattoo

February 28, 2013 at 1:24 pm

March Opening: Work by Phoebe Fisher

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Phoebe Fisher is an Artist, Illustrator and Art teacher from Chicago Illinois. Her works on paper reflect the psychological experience of imaginary girl/women in contemporary culture. Her work draws heavily from fairy tales, films and fashion photography and illustration, in an effort to create her own personal mythology. Her influences include: Henry Darger, Marlene Dumas, Rita Ackerman, Shary Boyle, Walt Disney, and images and music from popular culture. All of her works on paper are created with: acrylic, watercolor, crayons, glitter and collage.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 6pm – 9pm

The exhibition runs March 5th 2011 – March 31st 2011

Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

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