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Ignatius
Mystery as Muse
Agora Gallery
530 West 25th StreetNew York,NY
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  • Composition nº 3: Mother, Sex for Reproduction
Mixed Media
42" x 56" 
  • Composition nº 1: Virgin, Children Without Sex
Mixed Media
56" x 42" 
  • Composition nº 6: Uterus. Sexual Reproduction  (Mother 2)
Mixed Media
41" x 50" 
  • Angela. No More Dogmas
Mixed Media
60" x 46" 
  • Angela. Bipolar
Mixed Media
42" x 50" 
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Ignatius

IGNATIUS

Mystery as Muse
October 13 – November 2, 2018
Reception: Thursday, October 18, 2018 6-8 PM

Artist Ignatius deconstructs traditional views of the female experience by physically tearing them up. His pictorial series Essences of the Feminine features non-traditional paintings with built-up layers of mixed media. He begins by stripping the canvas bare, pulling it apart until it’s free of any preconceived notions. Mirroring his distrust of the patriarchy, this process allows him to build up new images of femininity from scratch, breaking free of the limits of traditional 2D painting. In the piece Angela. No More Dogmas, we see a naked woman struggling to conceal her body next to a collage of broken wood, like a crumbling cathedral, thus destroying the female stereotype of the virgin.

In Composition nº 3: Mother, Sex for Reproduction, we see a photographic composition of a Paleolithic Venus figure with the legs of an Olympic athlete runner, a poetic opposition of a fertile mother-goddess with a symbol of maximum velocity and strength achieved by human beings. By fusing feminine and masculine images, Ignatius reveals how myopic the male point of view can be, giving us a new perspective on the female experience.


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