AM recently attend the opening of Thomas Woodruff’s new show Four Temperament Variations at New York’s PPOW gallery where the former chair at The School of Visual Arts unveiled a new set of paintings to a packed house. Utilizing his talents as a illustrator, educator and curator, Thomas created a coherent body group of works that focused on the Four Temperaments theory created by Hippocrates in 400 BC, where it is believed that everyone’s body and mind are controlled by four mysterious and different fluids that need to balanced with any imbalance causing distinct personality traits. This large series captured our imagination with his unique imaginative mash-ups where punk rock meets fantasy in a magical colorful land.
Take a look photos at this show after the jump….
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