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Angela Gram’s New, Distorted Paintings of the Animal Kingdom

Angela Gram’s oil paintings are alive with explorations of the natural world injected with distorted, vibrant sensibility. "The Past is Alive," a show running at Gallery Poulsen in Denmark from Feb. 24 through the end of March, collects a new set of kinetic works. This new collection “The Past is Alive," a show running at Gallery Poulsen in Denmark through “constant fascination with the monstrously surreal, expressed through her deconstructed animal kingdom.”

Angela Gram’s oil paintings are alive with explorations of the natural world injected with distorted, vibrant sensibility. “The Past is Alive,” a show running at Gallery Poulsen in Denmark from Feb. 24 through the end of March, collects a new set of kinetic works. This new collection “The Past is Alive,” a show running at Gallery Poulsen in Denmark through “constant fascination with the monstrously surreal, expressed through her deconstructed animal kingdom.”

“Each work is composed as a collage of deconstructed fragments that reflect the irreconcilable tension between the reality of wild animals and our modern romantic perceptions of nature,” a statement says. “Through their cultural and physical disappearance, animals have come to exist in the contemporary imagination where nature retains its value as a creative force and continues to symbolically narrate the human condition.”

See more works from the show below.

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