Adam Moore: Fancy Tails, Stories from The Lap of Luxury

701 Gallery (701 W 6th Ave at 6th & Galapago)

July 6 - 31, 2018

  • Opening Reception: First Friday July 6th 6:00 - 10:00 pm
  • Live music by DJ SetSet, and Light Refreshments Provided
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Inspired by real life stories such as Leona Helmsley's dog Trouble, and Joan Crawford’s shih-tzu Princess Lotus Blossom, Fancy Tails was first conceptualised as a fictionalized short story about a bitter old woman obsessed with collecting shih-tzus, Fancy Tails transformed into a graphic novel and visual narrative about what happens to us when a once glorious life fades to one of sadness, loneliness, and frailty, as well as our obsession as a culture to stay young and beautiful. The paintings give a playful homage to archetypal images of the Madonna and Child, and reference a 19th century cliche of a young girl affectionately holding a small dog or puppy.

701 Gallery
Art Gallery, Photography Studio & Event Space
701 W 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80204
720.435.1911
http://www.701gallery.com

 

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