image above: Leslie Holt, Hello Picasso (Dancers), oil on canvas, 6” x 4”, 2009
through August 1, 2009
Hello Summer! Hello Masterpiece! Curator’s Office is entering a gravitas-free zone this summer and aims to inject some humor back into your lives and a wink to your art appreciation. They welcome Leslie Holt’s witty postcard-size paintings into the gallery in which Hello Kitty invades art historic masterpieces from Hopper to Picasso, from Cezanne to Goya.
Art historian and professor of art history Ivy Cooper writes about Holt’s series Hello Masterpiece: “Cue Hello Kitty, who wanders into each of these paintings to play dress up, mimic characters, and generally wreak havoc with whatever seriousness these mini-masterpieces manage to maintain….
See exhibition @ http://www.curatorsoffice.com/