London: Antony Micallef – Happy Deep Inside My Heart

As featured on Juxtapoz

Antony Micallef returns to Lazarides Rathbone for a UK solo show entitled Happy Deep Inside My Heart.

Micallef says, “My work is like a Disney film that slowly turns into violent pornography, but you don’t really see where the change happens. It’s an ambush to the senses to capture an audience. I want to amalgamate and infuse the figures into a synthetic world. The twisted figures resembling experiments gone wrong from a science lab have somehow walked into our commercials, our glossy magazines; a cocktail of chromatic perversion. The aim is to use color as a decoy to invite the viewer in, to ambush their senses, to give that inner world a sugar-coated, cracked-sweet veneer, hiding the distortion and decay.”

Here are some pics from the opening

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 View the entire set here

Antony Micallef
Happy Deep Inside My Heart
Through October 22, 2011