FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Portrait Invitational VI
Opening Reception: Friday June 8, 2018, 6 pm–9 pm
Exhibition Dates: June 8–July 6, 2018
Modern Eden Gallery proudly presents the 6th edition of our portrait show. Baby Mama, is inspired by medieval and renaissance depictions of the Madonna and Child. For this exhibition, a hand-selected lineup of top contemporary figurative painters have been invited bring this iconic subject into a modern context. Curator Bradley Platz has asked the artists to consider present-day imagery and historical context to interpret the Madonna and Child through the contemporary lens. The result is a collection of works, that together, open up a conversation around what is sacred and what is profane.
Featuring works by:
Daliah Ammar, Brianna Angelakis, Lacey Bryant, Laura Buss, Leilani Bustamante, Dorielle Caimi, Erica Calardo, Michael Foulkrod, Monty Guy, Primary Hughes, Sarah Joncas, Craig Larotonda, Edith Lebeau, Chris Leib, Carly Mazur, Catherine Moore, Melissa Morgan, Michael Ryan, Jaxon Northon, Bradley Platz, Christina Ridgeway, Lee Harvey Roswell, Billy Seccombe, Chris Sheridan, Ruth Speer, Ania Tomicka, Daniel Valadez, Emilio Villalba, John Walker, Sandra Yagi.
Modern Eden Gallery welcomes the public on the evening of June 8, 2018 from 6 pm–9 pm to host an artist’s reception and artwork debut in conjunction with North Beach First Fridays. Select group show artists will be in attendance and complimentary drinks will be served.
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The exhibition will be on display through July 6, 2018 and is free and open to the public.
Modern Eden Gallery is located at 801 Greenwich St. in San Francisco’s historic North Beach neighborhood. Founded in June 2010 by local artists Bradley Platz and Kim Larson, the gallery features monthly exhibitions of established and emerging artists. The gallery’s contemporary aesthetic ranges from realism to surrealism with a strong focus on illustrative painting and representational sculpture.
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