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Russell Young Sprinkles a Bit of Fairy Dust over the Scream Gallery in Mayfair

LONDON.- Scream Gallery will present a major solo exhibition of internationally acclaimed artist Russell Young. Fresh from his exhibition of ‘Diamond Dust Paintings’ in Palm Beach, Florida, Young will sprinkle a bit of fairy dust over the Scream Gallery in Mayfair. Key works in the show are Young’s ‘Diamond Dust’ works on linen, including new screen prints of a triptych Goddess of the Hollywood Golden Age Marilyn Monroe, and musical icon Kurt Cobain, both historical figures who met premature and tragic ends. Familiar faces from contemporary culture will populate the gallery walls including; a youthful Mick Jagger with strawberry-coloured pout; a glittering Elizabeth Taylor; a 70’s era Keith Richards striding towards his limo in “I’ve never had a problem with drugs. I’ve had problems with the police”; and the young Ronnie Woods captured in “When