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Camilla d’Errico, “Beauty in the Breakdown,” at Thinkspace Gallery.

This month (March 2015) at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, California is the two person show “Beauty in the Breakdown” which features work from Camilla d’Errico (Above) and Sarah Joncas.  The two Canadian artists explore emotion and beauty throughout their work, through gorgeous and mysterious characters to bursts of colorful plumage.  Camilla was born in Ottawa, Canada and was very influenced by Saturday morning cartoons and Manga as a child.

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Frank Kortan , Surreal Paintings

An artist of transcendental intimacy
When perceiving the artistic creation of Frank Kortan we are down, if we want to apply the methods and clichés of classical art history. We have to turn to the newest spiritual and theoretical conceptions from various fields of anthropology. We are led to it by honest intentions to get into the aesthetics of Frank Kortan. The inspirations of artistic creation of this painter are near to the surrealistic aesthetics of free imaginations and associations, the experience of subconscious and nonconscious defined by Freud. But not everything created by Kortan can be explained in this way. According to him antitheses cease to be “real or imaginative”; he is a follower of the relativity of existence. When contemplating of Kortan’s artistic creation we remember the words of André Breton from the Second Manifesto of Surrealism. He says that the aim of a surrealistic activity is to define “a certain spiritual point from which life and death, real and imaginative, past and present, notifiable and unnotifiable, high and low cease to be perceived as antitheses.” Kortan’s everyday motives express his love of dreaming which has been named “via regia” - nonconsciousness.

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Sarah Joncas, “Beauty in the Breakdown,” at Thinkspace Gallery.

This month (March 2015) at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, California is the two person show “Beauty in the Breakdown" which features work from Sarah Joncas and Camilla d’Errico.  The two Canadian artists explore emotion and beauty throughout their work, through gorgeous and mysterious characters to bursts of colorful plumage.  Sarah Joncas was born in 1986 and grew up in both Hamilton and Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Continue below to see more of Sarah’s truly exquisite work from the show:

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