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Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery is pleased to present Phantasmag oria\, an
exhibition of paintings\, prints\, drawing\, installation an d sculpture.

The title for the exhibition\, Phantasmagoria will be themed around the
ongoing cycles of sub-cultures and counter cultur es\, their art\, and it’s
eventual fuelling of canons of mass assimila tion by fashion and media to
the point of vulgarity and its serendipit ous decaying of objective and
social meaning in tribal and underground arts.

The exhibition brings together new and existing works:  < strong>Jon Burgerman\,
Shin Tanaka and Boicut are global illustrators and custom designers.
Isaac Cordal’s\, Follow the Leader depicts debased failings of Western
leaders.  James Unsworth’s and Andrew James Jones’s work subscribe to
horror and the grotesque tha t preserves the integrity of their art.  Anwot
makes art\, taking inspiration from fetish clubs and the sex scene.
Re-assem bled pieces and new works from David Shillinglaw\, pay hom age to
cult culture and philanthropy\, Martin Wollerstam
depicts corporations as
monsters attacking the world and R oman Klonek prints are of mechanical
cartoons and environment s defined by logos.  Otto Schade and Oliver
Winconek paintings of surreal iconography can easi ly be found in the most
fashionable parts of London’s East End.  Dave Anderson
and Agent
Provocate ur’s work satires fashion and commodity culture.  Rebecca< /strong>
Strickson\, incorporates contemporary art wi th creative industries\, such as
Nexus group and creative culture grou p\, Soho House.  Commissioned pieces
by Todd Ryan White echo the psychedelic posters and record covers of Anton
Kelly and S tanley Mouse.  A new Matt Small sculpture addresses lostidentity and inadequacy in youth culture.

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