by Casper Johansson in New Events on Saturday 21 February 2009

Hymn to Beauty is a solo exhibition of new artwork by UK artist HUSH at Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art in West Hollywood. Hush’s work has been described as a sensory assault of shape, color, and character. Inspired by the portrayal of the female form in art, the artist builds up and tears down layers of paint and images as he works, ‘letting the canvas and marks take their own path’. The result is an enigmatic synthesis of anime, pop-infused imagery, graffiti, and graphic design that exposes the conflict between power and decay, innocence and sexuality, and the fusion of Eastern and Western culture.
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