The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Tag: Neonature

Evolution has produced a baffling diversity of life on Earth. From zebra-striped "zelephants" to camouflaged deer, some of Pop Surrealist Ron English's most recognizable characters are wonderfully weird and wacky alternatives to nature's own. His evolutionary marvels populate an alternate universe in his highly anticipated 22-piece exhibition, "NeoNature" for Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles. "NeoNature examines the art of evolution, the flaw that propels civilization. The mutation of the ordinary stubbornly conjures new worlds," English says in his show statement. Created throughout 2014 and 2015, his new paintings switch the colors and patterns of living animals like elephants, giraffes, monarch butterflies, to extinct creatures like dinosaurs- called "NeoNatural creations". The exhibit will also feature an installation of sculptural works that will take up the majority of Corey Helford's massive new 12,000 sq ft space.

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