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Dean Sameshima

Dean Sameshima's art is a never-ending quest into the visual investigation of maleness throughout the creation of works that portray unabashed sexual imagery while retaining a quiet vulnerability. His new solo exhibition at Peres Projects' Mitte location, Cruise or Be Cruised,  draws heavily from gay print media to construct photographs and silkscreens that explore homoerotic desire, fetish and ultimately, freedom.  Throughout the exhibition, Sameshima has cultivated a raw aesthetic that feels crafted and craft influenced, and the 1970's source materials are nostalgic in nature and the process b... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 6/16/11
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Cruise or be Cruised

by Devon Caranicas
Dean Sameshima's art is a never-ending quest into the visual investigation of maleness throughout the creation of works that portray unabashed sexual imagery while retaining a quiet vulnerability. His new solo exhibition at Peres Projects' Mitte location, Cruise or Be Cruised, draws heavily from gay print media to construct photographs and silkscreens that explore homoerotic desire, fetish, and ultimately, freedom. Throughout the exhibition, Sameshima has cultivated a raw aesthetic that feels crafted and craft influenced; the 1970's source materials are nostalgic in nature and the process behin... [more]
Posted by Devon Caranicas on 6/19/11