The title of the show refers to the Punk author Kathy Acker and her 1988 novel "Empire of the Senseless" (exhibitions). The curators describe this book as a "dark, grotesquely candid, screaming requiem to the romanticism of the patriarchy". The gallery invited six artists "to use painting to reflect on their unique explorations of reality".
Anyway. I enjoyed the selection, senseless or not. This posts starts with Natalie Frank`s painting "Women in Interior" (2015, Oil canvas, 60 x 72 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 cm).
I indulge into the warm colors and into the inviting character of the composition.
Unfortunately the gallery didn`t care to tag the paintings. Even the website wasn`t very helpful. But the painting above also belongs to Natalie Frank.
This is a painting by the Swedish artist Kristina Jansson I suppose.
Above you can see more works by Kristina Jansson (segments clockwise).
Kristina Jansson named the work above "Cut 2" (2015, Oil on canvas, 100.39 x 65.75 inches, 255 x 167 cm)
saravide). The painting is titled "The Obvious" (Oil on canvas, 130x160 cm, 2014).
Oil on canvas, 63 x 47 inches, 160 x 120 cm).
This one is "Appliqué" by Francesca DiMattio (2014 , Oil, acrylic and collage on canvas , 90 x 76 inches , 228.6 x 193 cm).
Rosa Loy named her composition "Bearbeitung (Processing)" ( 2015, Casein on canvas, 59 x 39.5 inches, 150 x 100 cm).
PS. The pictures are taken with a point-and-shoot camera (Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7) which doesn`t get the images perfectly. If you go to the gallery you will get a much better impression.