Monthly Archives: September 2015

No Irony Here

“No Irony Here”

 September 25 – November 1, 2015

Reception: Friday, September 25, 6-9

The Parlour Bushwick is pleased to present “No Irony Here”, featuring work by David Kramer, Cate Giordano, Paul Gagner, and Claudia Bitran.

“No Irony Here” showcases four artists that use irony to express their disappointment, explore gender identity, come to understand that which seems larger than life and to visualize their conflicting desires of self-expression.

Using a style that replicates lifestyle magazine advertisements from 1970’s, David Kramer’s imagery describes a life of ease, wealth and romance; yet the text that goes along with the image turns the narrative on its head. Rather than selling a glamorous ideal the work creates feelings of discomfort, failure and disillusionment.… Read more here

“No Irony Here”

“No Irony Here”

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Dave Kramer

“There is No Irony Here”, 2015, oil on canvas,  47″ x 44″

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Cate Giordano

“After the fire is gone” (excerpts), 2015, video still

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Paul Gagner

“Backscratch Fever”, 2015, oil on canvas, 40″ x 36″

 

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Claudia Bitran

“Intros”, 2015, video still… Read more here