Michael St John
These Days: The Passions 

November 20, 2020 - January 9, 2021

J Bradley Greer
Textural Innuendo

November 20, 2020 - January 9, 2021

Michael St John - Ghostface, 2020 Oil on Canvas 24x30”

J Bradley Greer - Untitled-0102, 2020. Oil on Panel 12x9"

Michael St John’s series These Days / The Passions follows on his celebrated Democracy Series. In both series each paintings remain consistently the same demure size -24x30- and share a single central image format. While the sources for Democracy were derived from deliberately diverse media sources these are conversely all faces or icons derived from memorable moments from films - both classic literate cinema and ubiquitous Hollywood entertainments.  

This will be the first Houston area show for the Los Angeles painter. These sixteen demurely-scaled paintings with thick luscious surfaces and jewel-like colors in concert with almost comically biomorphic forms will seduce sophisticated viewers and visual art neophytes equally. The only play of “is it a flower or a sex organ” - is given new life in these painted innuendos.

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