What was that thing you were saying about too much of the art in New York being...decorative. As in "McMansion living room ready"? As in "made by a committee of well traveled art directors". Don't be so jaded. Gorge on the ironies. Capital G. Ned Vena's show at Real Fine Arts ( you can't allege that these kids don't have a deadpan sense of humor) does not duck the ironies flying everywhere. Ned Vena ran a business as a vinyl sign maker so he decided to repurpose images created by clients of his sign business in the form of these shaped canvasses. As the press release explicates,
Current Viewing: Paintings Without Borders: Ned Vena at Real Fine Arts (New York) : Until April 19thSubmitted by Wayne on Mon, 2014-04-14 23:30.
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Current Reading: Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality: Anne Fausto-SterlingSubmitted by Wayne on Mon, 2014-04-14 01:57.
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Current Viewing: Teen Paranormal Romance : Curated by: Hamza Walker : The Renaissance Society (Chicago) : Until April 14Submitted by Wayne on Mon, 2014-04-07 14:59.
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