Ron English returns to Allouche Gallery with Delusionville

 

 

 

Ron English ~ Pink Temper Tot Mousemask Murphy, oil on canvas, 52 x 60″. Image courtesy Allouche Gallery

Ron English: Delusionville, new paintings and sculptures, will open at Allouche Gallery on Thursday, October 11th. In this exhibition, English returns to the Gallery with an aggressive reinterpretation of pop culture.  Prepare to be mesmerized by the spectacle of chaos!

Ron English ~ Alfred E. Newman Grin 2018, oil on canvas 36 x 36 inches. Image courtesy Allouche Gallery

The twenty plus paintings created over the past three years feature English’s iconic characters navigating metamorphic landscapes and grappling with delusions of ecstasy and heartbreak.

English is returning to the Gallery when, in 2016 he unveiled Ron English: Guernica, eighteen paintings expressing English’s narrative to Pablo Picasso’s 1937 painting Guernica.

Ron English ~ Brain Lady Lips 2018, oil on canvas 48 x 48 inches. Image courtesy Allouche Gallery

Also featured is a series of collaborative works from Ron English and Daniel Johnston titled Rival Verses.  Johnston, a Texas singer/songwriter/visual artist and English met in Austin in 1983, and over the course of their thirty-plus year friendship have collaborated on art and music numerous times. The pieces included in this exhibition range from 2007 through 2018.

Ron English ~ Casper Duck Jeremiah 2018, acrylic and collage, oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches. Image courtesy Allouche Gallery

Allouche Gallery will hold an Opening Reception for the exhibition, Ron English: Delusionville, on Thursday, October 11 from 6-9pm. Allouche Gallery is located at 82 Gansevoort in the Meatpacking District, NYC.

Check out some of Ron English’s work in Graffiti in the Sky/4 World Trade Center, on the Bowery WallTemper Tot in Little Italy. and one of my favorites, Trumpty Dumpty on a wall in Brooklyn.

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