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Work by Maike Kreichgauer and Rodrigo Orozco Opening at Casa Diana

CASA DIANA

By Alexandra Long

Galería Casa Diana is pleased to present a group exhibition of new works by surrealist artists, with an opening reception on Friday, March 15, 6–8pm on Recreo 48.

Enter the curious and fantastical realm of the young and promising Rodrigo Orozco, whose paintings and sculptures are enchantingly obscure and whimsical, incorporating characters taken from his own short films. His first, La Hora de los Sueños (2015), was awarded the Best Animated Short Film at 2016’s Babel Cuzco Festival in Perú and also at Scotland’s Hidden Door Festival in the same year. Rodrigo has been selected several times by the International Film Festival in Morelia. He is currently working on the production of his next short film, El Sauce Funebre.

His imagination has caught the eye of Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro as well as another filmmaker, Luis Tellez.

“In his animations lies a voice of his own creative genius, eerie atmospheres,” said Tellez. “Rodrigo is not without the influence of the great surrealists such as Remedios Varos, Beksinski, or Jacek Yerka.”

In this meeting of surrealist artists, you will also uncover the work of Maike Kreichgauer, whose poetic paintings captivate the viewer with the details, stories, and curiosities hidden within her brimming oils and temperas. Delightful and delicate, her brushstrokes create a new and luminous vocabulary for painting dreams.

Maike’s paintings with dreamcatchers depict the cycle of life—symbols of love and unity, with a mix of different cultures and meanings. Hummingbirds are also a recurring theme in her work:

“I think back to my two years living in México, when so many were on my doorstep. Colibries, to me, are happiness—exotic, tiny, funny and colorful.”

The German artist lived and worked in San Luis Potosí for two years. She took inspiration from the great surrealists who lived in México such as Leonora Carrington, Edward James, Remedios Varo, and Frida Kahlo. Maike has illustrated several children's books and published her own collection of stories, poems, calendars and postcards.
The group exhibition will run through April 22. Gallery hours are Mon-Sat, 10am–6pm, and Sun 11am–4pm. The gallery is closed on Wednesdays. For additional information contact galeriacasadiana@gmail.com, or call (415) 152 0885 or US cell 214-206-1571.

Art Exhibit

Surrealist Art Show

Fri, Mar 15, 6pm

Galería Casa Diana

Recreo 48

 

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