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Openings: Camille Rose Garcia – “The Hydra of Babylon” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Our little art world celebrated one of its brightest stars last night when Camille Rose Garcia opened her show “The Hydra of Babylon” (setup) at Merry Karnowsky Gallery. Fans, collectors, artists and well-wishers turned out in droves to take in the Los Angeles based surrealist artist’s paintings, embellished drawings, murals, plushes and some nice little jar pieces. Garcia’s latest body of work explored the ideas of ecological collapse and human catastrophe along with the healing power of nature. Her bold new colors mixed with her […]
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Preview/Setup: Camille Rose Garcia – “The Hydra of Babylon” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

AM had the pleasure of stopping by Merry Karnowsky yesterday to visit with Camille Rose Garcia as she was getting ready for her show “The Hydra of Babylon.”  The gallery crew were in the early stages of preparing for Saturday’s opening as Camille showed us her exciting new body of work consisting paintings (the largest of which seen above – previewed), embellished drawings, and also prints (past and present).  There will be three new canvas giclees available in low editions at the opening, hand finished […]

Update: Camille Rose Garcia – “The Hydra of Babylon” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Merry Karnowsky Gallery has just released an image from Camille Rose Garcia’s upcoming show that we first told you about here.  This painting which shares the same name as the title of exhibition, “The Hydra of Babylon,” measures an enormous 60″ x 84″ and depicts a Greek hydra (a nine-headed serpent) struggling underwater with an eagle.  This painting is definitely representative of the imagery for this show described as “animal symbolism borrowed from Greek mythology and inspired by intricate islamic patterning.” The show opens September […]
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Teaser: Camille Rose Garcia – “The Hydra of Babylon” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

Camille Rose Garcia’s show “The Hydra of Babylon” is fast approaching! This exhibition at Merry Karnowsky Gallery, opening in September, will be her first show in Los Angeles in over two years.  She describes the show by saying “watch out for eagles, vultures, crazy butterflies, and of course a giant nine-headed hydra.” She also hints that “a secret punk rock superhero of (hers) will be hosting if she is in town!”  Not surprising as she has some interest in the music industry, as evidenced by […]