BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4652@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140508T000000Z DTEND:20140628T000000Z DESCRIPTION:From the <a href="http://www.flomenhaftgallery.com/may-2014-gre at-american-muse.html">Flomenhaft Gallery website</a> :\n\n<span style="fo nt-size: small\;">The Flomenhaft Gallery in Chelsea\, New York\, is proud and honored to announce Roger Shimomura&rsquo\;s exhibition\, <strong><em> Great American Muse</em> </strong> \, on view May 8-June 28\, 2014. \n \n The show consists of 30 new paintings.&nbsp\; \n \n Shimomura wrote about this exhibit\, &ldquo\;Central to my work is the manipulation of common o bjects into something other than what they seem.&nbsp\; Recently\, I beca me reacquainted with Great American Nude\, a series of paintings by Tom W esselmann.&nbsp\; The interplay between the female figure\, still life ob jects\, and a familiar piece of contemporary art fascinated me as it set up multiple interpretations.&nbsp\; By starting with Wesselmann&rsquo\;s premise of juxtaposing three separate motifs and by adding race and cultu re to the mix\, the level of interpretation rose exponentially\, each com ponent adding its own history and viewpoint\, resulting in endless potent ial for dialogue and debate.&rdquo\; SUMMARY:ROGER SHIMOMURA: Great American Muse at the Flomenhaft Gallery URL:/en/events/2014/05/08/roger-shimomura-great-american-muse-at-the-flomen / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR