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August 30, 2014 to September 27, 2014


"ARABESQUE is an ongoing, illustrated fantasy world with its origin in word play. Drawn with markers and color pencils, it describes an untraceable, endless conflict between handsome Arabian princes and ballerinas equipped with high-grade weaponry. This sequence of drawings, displayed as two armies of free-standing soldiers, can be collected and rearranged. Inspired by the obsessively specialized military heroes of popular video games, hobby models, and action figures, the drawings utilize fashion and armament to explore the genre of realism and its relationship to the expressive potential of the decorative."