Opening Reception:
June 16, 7-10pm 

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Anamorphic Portraiture


Abstract Figurative Group Exhibition

June 16th - July 8th, 2017

Mirus Gallery is pleased to present Anamorphic Portraiture, a dynamic exhibition featuring acclaimed international and regional contemporary artists working within the realm of disrupted portraiture. We currently live in world wrought with overstimulation, rapid consumption, and mental illness that often causes one to question what defines an individual’s sense of identity. Science has shown that identity is largely tied to perceptual and neurological representation of facial features. This exhibition brings into question what part of identity is brought to surface or manipulated when the facial features of a figure are morphed, de/re-constructed, or masked. The artists exhibiting in this group show consistently use methods of abstraction to create portraits representing facial tensions of inner conflict, emotional confusion, mental anguish, existential dread or even psychosis.

Works by: 

Adam Caldwell
Alex Rupert
Alexandra Levasseur 
Angel 41
Akira Beard
Benjamin Carbonne 
Bohdan Burenko
Brett Armory
Clayton Brothers
Dan Hampe
Dain
Eric Haacht
Frans Smit
Jennifer Nehrbass
Joseph Lee
Joseph Loughborough
Marco Rea
Stefaan De Crook / STROOK
Tobias Kroeger
Wyatt Mills