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On view at C24 Gallery, Chelsea, New York City (Left to Right): Releve, 1981-2016, Oil on Resin, 80” x 26” x 28”; Leda and the Swan, 2015, Lacquer on Resin, 42” x 80” x 90”; Capri, Catalina, and Moran Tryptich, 2016, Diamond Dust Silkscreen on Canvas, 26” x 52” each; Monumental Quan, 2015, Painted Bronze and Stainless Steel, 67” x 60” x 43”

Hero and Leander, a solo exhibition featuring a new body of work by hyperrealist sculptor Carole A. Feuerman held the fort down at the new C24 gallery from the Art Miami New York show through the opening of the Hamptons art season. Hero and Leander is a Greek mythological story of Hero, a priestess of Aphrodite, who lived in a tower off a waterway and Leander, a young man from the opposite side of the strait. Leander fell in love with Hero and would swim every night across the waterway to be with her. Hero would light a lamp at the top of her tower to guide his way. Two new monumental bronze sculptures, Monumental Dancer, bronze, 16 feet high and Beyond the Golden Mean, bronze, 18 feet high, have been made expecially for this exhibition. Appearing behind these two significant sculptures is a thirty-foot interactive video called Wall of Water produced by Michelangelo Bastiani. Leda and the Swan, one of the highlights in the exhibition, returned from the 2015 Venice Biennale and was never before exhibited in the US. Outfitted in a 1920’s bathing suit with swarvoski crystals, the resin sculpture depicts a reinterpretation of the classic Greek tale of Leda. According to the myth, Zeus seduces Leda while disguised as a swan, and Leda bears Helen of Troy from this encounter. In Feuerman’s own words, the sculpture “embraces the eroticism associated with much of Greek mythology, while telling the story of deceit and treachery.” A featured sculp-ture is DurgaMa, inspired by the Hindu goddess Durga. The bronze figure sits in complete tranquility on a sacred lotus flower. She is the symbol of birth, rebirth and survival, which is a common theme present in much of Feuerman’s work. The lotus flower can live for over a thousand years and along with Durga’s universal powers, she can withstand all that the world throws her way. Feuerman’s works explore classicism while presenting common themes that occur in our everyday lives. The sculpPage 72 • SunStorm/Fine Art • Summer 2016

C24 Gallery guests with Michelangelo Bastiani interactive video

tures tell powerful stories are experiences the artist has encountered in her own life that she feels compelled to tell. One can relate to them as we all struggle to overcome similar personal obstacles. Evoking inward emotions, Feuerman invites the spectator to identify with the narrative they see before them. Swimming and water have fascinated her all of her life as she has always been captivated by how the water droplets form patterns over the skin.

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Fine Art Summer 2016  

Featuring DMINC "Warrior Princess Artist"; Garsot & Kagan's "Synergism"; Warhol, DeNiro Awards Prize, Carole Feuerman's "Best Year Ever"; S...

Fine Art Summer 2016  

Featuring DMINC "Warrior Princess Artist"; Garsot & Kagan's "Synergism"; Warhol, DeNiro Awards Prize, Carole Feuerman's "Best Year Ever"; S...

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