Juxtapoz Magazine – Nathaniel Russell “Something About the Sun” @ Gallery 16, SF


“San Francisco and the West Coastline are magical sites that inspire and enrich in unique strategies, but I discover most of my ideas occur from strolling and pondering and reading through and listening to tunes… All these is effective of mine – paintings, prints, posters, flyers, and many others. – are nearly notes to myself. I am not normally optimistic or optimistic. I’m often angry or annoyed or worn out. A lot of these items are reminders to myself to test to be much better and to attempt to make factors less difficult for myself and some others. There is so a great deal terrible shit in the world that I want a voice whispering in my ear telling me that all is not misplaced.“

Nathaniel Russell’s latest paintings and prints keep on to explore themes of anxiety, hope, and compassion in this modern-day world. These is effective hire on an desire in graphic structure and drawing as proof of human imperfection and are an invitation to meditate on complex emotions. His get the job done is broadly preferred in equally the gallery globe and the graphic art sphere getting made Guides, Document Albums, illustrations for the New York Situations, and his viral Phony Flier task. Usually using humor as an entry position, Russell provokes viewers to look at their place in the universe. His clever words and bold graphics illuminate sad truths of up to date lifestyle, as very well as empower- ing values. These themes of hope, reflection and transcendence consider on a individual significance in opposition to a modern backdrop of cultural disconnection and distraction.

This exhibition will be Nathaniel Russell’s third exhibition with Gallery 16.


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