For a article in Dension magazine about Fairy Tales and the changing nature of how these stories are told — from Grimm’s tales, to the super-scrubbed happy Disney tales through to the darker popularity of shows like Breaking Bad now. Fairy tale expert Maria Tatar also discusses how some of the world’s oldest tales help us navigate modern life.
Big thanks to Erin from Em Dash for this very interesting project!
João Ruas - PINCER I (2014) - Mixed Media on Polaroid in Light Box
Joan of Arc by Albert Lynch (1851-1912)
engraving from Figaro Illustre magazine, 1903
Alphonse Mucha. Sketches for ’Documents Décoratifs' (1902). Crayon, pen and ink on paper.
Acrylic and gouache on Rives BFK
8.25” x 10.5”
Here’s my piece for this year’s “Suggestivism” show, curated by Nathan Spoor and hosted this time by Copro Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. The show opens August 16th, from 8:30-11pm and runs till September 6th.
Since the show is subtitled “Chronology,” I wanted to play around with the idea of a time shift and decided to have a seemingly sun bleached daytime scene bordering a nighttime scene, with the moonflowers from the border in full bloom.
Hope you can make it to the show to see the piece in person along with the incredible work by the other artists! Check out that line-up!
How I Got Over (Feat. Dice Raw)
The Roots - How I Got Over feat. Dice Raw
"We’re so young and all alone,
We ain’t even old enough to realize we’re on our own”