Preview: Van Arno’s “Tame Nor Sane” at Shooting Gallery

by Nastia VoynovskayaPosted on

This Saturday, Los Angeles-based painter Van Arno (featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 14) will open a solo show in Shooting Gallery‘s project space in San Francisco titled “Tame Nor Sane.” Inspired by Romanticism and pop culture alike, Van Arno presents a new series of paintings that pursue the erotic themes that run through his previous work, this time in a more supernatural and haunting setting. Nude women with voluptuous bodies partially covered by fetish costumes find themselves battling death or conjuring Earth spirits. Van Arno’s deft hand captures their straining muscles and knitted brows in these exaggerated struggles. Take a look at some of Van Arno’s new work below and check out “Tame Nor Sane” May 11 – June 1.

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