GR Gallery is delighted to present Warriors and Ghosts, a key duo exhibition of Peter Opheim and Adam Handler. The clearly show will characteristic a total of 21 is effective, individually developed by the two artists appositely for this occasion, that will problem the exhibition title by unleashing a variety of ghostly paintings and abstraction stuffed warrior-like figures that will captivate and invite viewers into an encounter that illuminates a vibrancy of shades and textures.
“Warriors and Ghosts” aims to exhibit distinctive techniques that immerse the viewer into a chaotically imaginative entire world. The two artists produce a excellent realm, populated by whimsical people that reflect on childish demeanor nonetheless also determining expressions in the type of solitude, creativeness, emotions, and connections. Peter Opheim’s oil paintings are home windows into a entire world of fanciful entropy, pushing boundaries by the unconventional and provocative juxtaposition of childlike inspirations with grownup ideas and emotions. Opheim initial generates clay figures that are at the moment obvious and enriched, then interprets his people onto canvasses. His colorful clay figurines embark his childish fears that are rooted in deformed system pieces, unnatural hues, like an archetypal anxiety that hides guiding the innocence of the plot in fairy tales.
Adam Handler generates vividly aesthetic is effective that cultivate natural beauty by returning to the intended primal or elementary beginnings, adopting a child-like style, questioning our conceptions of and presumptions about our encompassing actuality. Adam establishes his paintings on the floor leaning in excess of the piece it is a personalized and psychical practical experience. Inside these personal confines he feels free to experiment with new principles. A lot of of the small die-reduce performs on display screen signify a purging of his feelings, passions, insecurities, nightmares and goals. Adam’s enchanting figures evoke kawaii, Japan’s lifestyle of cuteness, floating in remarkably patterned, kaleidoscopic environments. Nonetheless, they also position towards our internal yearning for the uncooked psychological states of adolescence. Handler’s paintings are eventually maximalist odes to the creativity, populated with psychedelic gardens and surreal spirits.