Friday, May 23, 2008

"Pink Worlds and White Icing" at AfterModern SF



Hello everyone!
I have a 2 person show with Dana Carlson (one of my all time favorite contemporary painters!) on view this month at Aftermodern in San Francisco:

Pink Worlds (and White Icing)
An Exhibition of Recent Works by
Fawn Gehweiler and Dana Carlson

Opening Friday, May 23rd, from 6 to 8:30
On exhibit May 23rd through June 28th, 2008

Aftermodern Fine Art Gallery
445 Bryant Street
San Francisco

For more information please visit Aftermodern.com

About Pink Worlds:

Taking a cue from the show's namesake "Pink Worlds and White Icing", a collection of poems written by a 12 year old girl in late 60s, artists Dana Carlson and Fawn Gehweiler each present a collection of recent works that take a turn for the pastoral, pop and pretty, albeit with a dash of dark comedy thrown in for good measure. Awash in preteen nostalgia, strangely baroque and alternately naive, precocious, and deeply introspective, these tiny poems about "color, the Beatles, bubblegum, nature, and the universe" lend both a perfect title and a perfect backdrop to their respective candy colored dreamscapes and imaginary narratives of head-in-the-clouds teenage psychedelia.

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