NEW YORK, NY.- Paul Kasmin Gallery
exhibition A Venomous Bloom by Kent Henricksen. Opening on May 6, 2010
at 511 W.
27th Street, this will be the artist’s first show with the gallery, on
through 5 June. In Henricksen’s canvases, gods and thieves, ladies and
marauders, angels and tricksters are brought together and transformed
the use of silkscreen, embroidery, and gold leaf. Characters
such diverse sources as Albrecht Dürer woodcuts, historical newspaper
illustrations, José Guadalupe Posada engravings, and Max Ernst collages
recast into new roles, telling new tales.