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At 7pm tomorrow the doors will open on “Midsummer Night’s Madness” the new group show here at Strychnin Gallery in Berlin. The show features new work by the following artists: Oksana Badrak, Marina Bychkova, Leslie Ditto, Kristen Ferrell, Lori Field, Wee Flowers, Brian Horton, Edith Lebeau, Angie Mason, Martina Segundo Russo, Mimi S, Seymour, Daniel Van Nes, and a special installation by Elmer Presslee!
Here is more information from the press release:
“If we spirits have offended, think but this and all is mended: that you have but slumbered here, while these visions did appear. And this weak and idle theme, no more yielding but a dream.”
Right in time for summer solstice, Strychnin Gallery presents a light and beautiful group show featuring works by over ten internationally renowned artists. Creatures straight out of fairytales, goblins and fauns that made it into the digital age (works by Badrak or Mimi S.) and inhabit the dreams and nightmares of our childhood like in Mason’s and Ferrell’s work, are having a jolly get-together in our exhibition rooms.
Strychnin Gallery invites you to a White Night in the wake of the longest night of the year but let us not forget that the sun will shortly reach its zenith and Strychnin owner Yasha Young is already preparing us for fall and winter with this carefully curated exhibition.
Images of all the works on show are after the jump- for further information visit the Strychnin website here
“Shapeshifter” by Marina Bychkova – One-of-a-kind porcelain doll, with Sterling Silver, Bronze, Porcelain, China paint, Natural Mohair, steel springs, leather, glass.
“Aphrodite” by Marina Bychkova – One-of-a-kind porcelain doll, with Swarowsky crystals, Rhine stones, Fresh water pearls, Sterling silver. The porcelain is engraved with a needle while still raw, fired and then china paint is rubbed into the grooves.
“Mushu” by Mimi S. – Digital painting.
“Huohu” by Mimi S. – Digital painting
“Yianli Wangyi” by Mimi S. – Digital painting
“Cio Cio San” by Edith Lebeau – Acrylic on canvas
“Harmless” by Edith Lebeau – Acrylic on canvas
“Chess Set” by Seymour – Custom chess board with individually sculpted and cast pieces
“Ernest and Ethel” by Seymour – Acrylic on paper in antique frame
“Believe Everything” by Seymour – hand carved, engraved and painted skull in glass dome
“Believe Nothing” by Seymour – Mixed media giclee print with embossing, edition of 1.
“Beholder” by Daniel Van Nes – Illumitaned engraving on plexiglass, in custom frame with hand-painted background.
“Untitled” by Kristen Ferrell – Acrylic on canvas.
“Summer of Love” by Wee Flowers – Mixed media on canvas
“Pixie” by Wee Flowers – Mixed media on canvas
“Moonstruck” by Leslie Ditto – Oil on canvas.
“Asian 1” by Leslie Ditto – Oil on canvas
“Asian 2” by Leslie Ditto – Oil on canvas
“Nix: High Stepper” by Brian Horton – Oil on panel.
“Lacey: With A Twist” by Brian Horton – Oil on panel.
“Tattooed Baby” by Martina Segundo Russo – Mixed media on custom wood cutout.
“The Frog Princess” by Lori Field – Encaustic painting
“Little Krishna” by Lori Field – Encaustic painting
“Enoki” by Oksana Badrak – Mixed media
“Peony” by Oksana Badrak – Mixed media
“Protect the Carrots” by Elmer Presslee – Mixed media
“Horatio” by Elmer Presslee – Mixed media
“Pumpkin Fishing” by Elmer Presslee – Mixed media
“Longpig with Capers” by Elmer Presslee – Mixed media
We will bring you images of Elmer Presslee’s two Vault installations “When I Grow Up I Wanna Fuck Damien Hirst” (formerly known as “Lucifer’s Quilt“) and “I Was Born To Win, And Gambling’s A Sin, And That’s The Way I Like It Grandma Because I Have Good Health Insurance” after the opening night.
Elmer Presslee, Seymour, Mimi S and Lori Field will be here on the opening night to answer questions about their artwork, so come by and say hello. We hope you can make it to the show, as it promises to be an amazing night!
If you need any images, press information or interview requests please contact pr (at) strychnin.com. For general information and sales enquiries contact team (at) strychnin.com.