Exhibition | Gina Palmerin / Icons and Legends | Contemporary Art at Sparks Gallery | San Diego | Art Week

Gina Palmerin / Icons and Legends

Share this

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 
1

How many exhibition works:

Price Range: 
$1000 to
$4000

Exhibition Total Value:

Country:

City:

Date: 
Sunday, 20 March 2022 to Sunday, 8 May 2022
Opening: 
Sunday, 20 March 2022 - 1:00pm

In Gina Palmerin’s solo show, “Icons and Legends”, the artist brings together her two portfolios: “Picture Day, The Icons”, and “Legends”. In these paintings, each subject poses for a contemporary style portrait, bedecked with both current and historic adornments, which serve as a tribute to their lives and give an account of their fame. “Icons and Legends” specifically highlights a selection of pop culture icons and classical Greek and Roman figures. 

Palmerin’s “Icons” collection is reminiscent of an elementary school yearbook photo. This collection features pop culture icons transformed into colorful surreal children’s portraits with an “attitude.” 

The collection of paintings in Palmerin’s “Legends” is inspired by classical art paintings and sculptures, which are first grounded in their traditional historic poses, and then paired with bold and energetic contemporary design, merging historic and modern visual elements. 

Palmerin notes, “My inspiration is to modernize the iconic and the classic by expressing myself with vibrant color and captivating and interesting compositions. 

My initial inspiration for ‘Picture Day, The Icons’ was to create a memory of a time, when social and political ideologies didn’t seem to exist. As this collection evolved, I realized that I had captured this moment, a snapshot, a picture of some of the biggest icons in recent history at that magical elementary school age, playing on the playground, just like you and me.”

Palmerin’s works will be on view at Sparks Gallery from March 20 through May 8, 2022.

We invite you to join us in the gallery on Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 1-4pm for the Opening Reception. RSVP here: https://sparksgallery.com/rsvp?eid=32141

Regular gallery hours M-F 12pm-7pm, Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Curator :

Telephone: 
6196961416
Venue ( Address ): 

530 Sixth ave. San Diego CA 92101

Other events from Sparks Gallery

view
Duke Windsor: “Reverence”
10/16/2022 to 12/30/2022
view
Khalid Alkaaby: The Path of Light
08/13/2022 to 10/02/2022
view
Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance Group Exhibition: “Dreams and Daylight”
04/30/2022 to 07/03/2022
view
Charlene Mosley: “Pollinators” & “minis” 2022
05/15/2022 to 07/05/2022

Pages

 

Related Shows This Week

view
4th Annual “Summer 555” Art Exhibition 2022
07/05/2022 to 09/23/2022
view
12th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
06/11/2022 to 09/18/2022
view
Featured Artist | Angela Marie
07/17/2022 to 07/17/2023
view
International Open 2021 Painting Exhibition
11/09/2021 to 10/31/2022
view
For Rinska: A Solo Painting Exhibition by Karen Hightower
08/01/2022 to 08/31/2022
view
Jeremy Fish - "Drawing Conclusions"
07/30/2022 to 08/20/2022
view
The Revenge of Textile in Art: A Solo Exhibition by Danielle Mbenda
08/01/2022 to 08/31/2022
view
Thinkspace Projects | August 2022
08/06/2022 to 08/27/2022

Pages