Saturday, August 14, 2010

Amanda Vahamaki and Michelangelo Setola

Concurrent with the Car Engine Drawing Show this Summer is a show of pencil drawings by Finn Amanda Vähämäki and Italian Michelangelo Setola both of whom are connected to the italian comics collective Canicola. The drawings are partially collaborative, many have appeared in their artists book Souvlaki Circus, published in the U.S. by the late, lamented Buenaventura Press. The drawings are little gems of narrative image making. They are mysterious, understated and dreamlike. They are being seen in the U.S for the first time (Lula's show follows on the heels of a show at Home Gallery in Hyde Park), and it may be a while before these artists work will be seen here again. Reception with wine and food August 24th, 6-9.

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