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Victoria Reynolds' Meatscapes at Richard Heller, NYC

by Suzanne on February 22nd, 2011

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Down the Primrose Path by Victoria Reynolds, oil on panel, 2003 - click to enlarge

As a full-time vegetarian and part-time vegan, I've always felt nauseous looking at raw animal meat (whereas, strangely enough, I am totally confortable staring at human flesh) which is probably why Victoria Reynolds's works have fascinated me for a long time now.

As mistress of painted meat landscapes, Victoria truly holds a monopoly in a rather bizarre niche of oil painting.

Her new works can now be seen at Richard Heller Gallery until March 19.

Further information below.

On show: Feb 12 - Mar 19, 2011

Address: Richard Heller Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave, B-5A, Santa Monica, California, 90404, USA, tel: 310-453-9191, email: art@richardhellergallery.com

Gallery hours: Not listed

Preview show

Other arty things on the internets:

I)


ALVB by Chris Conn Askew, 2011

Chris Conn Askew is auctioning off his most recent original painting ALVB on eBay, or "evil, evil eBay" as he calls it. 10% of the sale will go to Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary.

II)


Excerpt from Bigger and Better by Muddy Wehara

The great Aeron of MonsterBrains fame was kind enough to create a Muddy Wehara slideshow on Flickr. Yay!

III)


Pollen by Kristin Kwan, pencil and watercolour

Kristin Elder is now Kristin Kwan. Congrats to the young couple!

IV)

Adam Wallacavage says:

"I use only true Floridian Goths to paint the black on my chandeliers."

OK!

V)

Rebecca Uchill invented the glorious Random Exhibition Title Generator (via Valentina Tanni)

VI)

And Sir Substrom reminds us of some essential Chris Morrisian truths.