On December 7, Dutch painter Femke Hiemstra will open a solo show at Roq la Rue in Seattle titled “Let the Devil Wear Black.” A series of brand new mixed-media paintings, the new show delves into the complex world of Hiemstra’s anthropomorphized animal characters. Painted in a playful style with hints of 19th-century nostalgia, the paintings are imbued with a magnitude of mythological proportions. We see the characters navigate a mystical world that reflects the struggles of our own. “Let the Devil Wear Black” opens on December 7 and runs through January 5. Take a look at our preview courtesy of Roq la Rue.