Friday, May 18, 2018

StrosbergMandel to join The Box Gallery for Invitational Anniversary Exhibit on June 9th

StrosbergMandel to join The Box Gallery for 
2nd Year Anniversary Invitational  Exhibit on June 9th, 2018.

Frida and Josephine, by Strosberg/Mandel, mixed media.

The Box Gallery has the honor to present selected works by

during the gallery's 
2nd Year Anniversary Invitational Exhibition.

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Tuesday-Saturday: 6- 10 PM

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"Always something new and interesting at this wonderful gallery. the gallerist, Rolando Chang Barrero is very community-focused and unafraid to work with controversial art. the openings are always packed full of interesting art and people! love it!" -Tripadvisor

The Box Gallery
811 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405

StrosbergMandel will be joining 

About the Artists:

Serge Strosberg and David Mandel are collectively known as the 



New York artists Serge Strosberg and David Mandel fuse the visual language of  Flemish and German portraiture with fantasy jewelry and fabric design.  Both artists present a very contemporary and unlikely mixture of works heavily inspired by their personal histories characterized by decadence and eccentricity of the NYC club era, particularly the many meme's of London club personality Leigh Bowery and Imperial Court drag adding an exuberant and human touch to the contemporary art scene. 

These contemporary alchemists transform “lead into gold”. 

StrosbergMandel combine oil/enamel painting with an assemblage of carefully chosen materials and multi-layered techniques using crystals, feathers, metal and luxe fabrics.

This collaboration evokes the dichotomy of the Flemish Van Eyck brothers or of German portraitist Holbein, where the representation of beauty and wealth hide a dark spiritual reality and fragility of life. The ebb & flow in the work, physically kinetic or implied, is symbolic of life – in the guise of Memento Mori.

Independent curator and critic and former director of the Neuberger Museum Dominique Nahas recently found affinities with the intensity and immediacy of the psychical connection which StrosbergMandel’s portraits seem to convey with the renowned Faiyum mummy panel portraits of the 
Egyptian Hellenistic period.  

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