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Henry SwansonIn The NosebleedsJun 22nd - Jul 27th 2023

Featuring a variety of costumed subjects, Henry Swanson's; In The Nosebleeds, navigates themes of nostalgia and discomfort. The figures, ranging from mascots to runway models, reference the artist’s childhood in Texas through to his current life in New York. Often delicately bisected down the center, Swanson’s forms embody conflicting sentiments surrounding deceptive identity in adolescence and adulthood. Namely, that of the “childhood fear of the unknown, or cartooned ‘other’, and the adult farce of being something less true than one’s own self.”

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515 W 27th Street, New York, NY
Hulk, 2023Oil on canvas60 x 48 in
Cookie, 2023Oil on canvas52 x 46 in
Blob, 2023Oil on canvas52 x 46 in
Small, 2023Oil on canvas10 x 8 in
Muppet, 2023Oil on canvas52 x 46 in
Dandy, 2023Oil on canvas58 x 48 in
Denis, 2023Oil on canvas60 x 48 in
Victor E Green, 2023Oil on canvas60 x 60 in
Crash, 2023Oil on canvas48 x 34 in
Skull 1, 2023Oil on canvas72 x 48 in
Model, 2023Oil on canvas54 x 48 in
Skull 2, 2023Oil on canvas40 x 55 in
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