Monday, June 7, 2010
Homunculi vs. Fruiting Bodies
It was a shame that Brian Chippendale's Fruiting Bodies opening collided with our Homunculi opening at CANADA, but it's not a competition. Matt and I stopped by Cinders yesterday before heading back to LA to see Chippendale's wicked and very pinkish new body of collaged silkscreen/paintings:
Best of all, Matt and Brian came face to face to taint each other further with mushroom madness. How many mushrooms can two men paint? I see a fungi collaboration in the future...
If you're in NYC Chinatown, please check out Homunculi, a chunky set of paintings and sculptures by four stellar artists, starring gnomes, a fox, shadow puppets, eye-shaped cloaks, hobo clowns, fuschia trannies, and some witchy, green-handed women. I think CANADA will post more photos as time allows:
Here's a video tour someone made that I just found trolling on-line: