03 Oct IRONY MADNESS WAR, Amil Gargano, Thursday, October 24, 2019
Exhibition: October 24 – October 29, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 6 pm – 9 pm
IRONY MADNESS WAR, Amil Gargano
Irony, Madness, War: 17 paintings in a group of 30 are devoted to the ironic, the manic abuse of high authority – the madness of war. They are not elegant landscapes, comforting still lifes, or ambiguous abstractions that can never speak as do these starkly realistic and visceral images that provoke and maybe even inspire.
The Artist: This solo exhibition is the work of legendary art director, Amil Gargano, who began the serious study of art at the age of 9 and continued through his post-graduate education at the preeminent Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. In 1955, to avoid starving, he accepted what he thought would be a temporary job in advertising. Then he spent the next 45 years applying his art to advertising that could use all the help it could get. In the past 18 years, he has devoted his time to what he has spent his early life preparing to do: painting.This exhibition is unlike any other.
Dan Giella, One Art Space, firstname.lastname@example.org, (347) 386-9742