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Catherine Ahearn

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From L Magazine  
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Joey Cocciardi at Charlie Horse Gallery September 24th, 2009 - October 15th, 2009
Posted 10/1/09
"An ambiguous mix of images with the natural liveliness of wildlife paintings and the posed exposition of encyclopedic illustrations, Cocciardi explores our opposing tendencies when representing nature." L Magazine [more]
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Press Release  
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Joey Cocciardi at Charlie Horse Gallery September 24th, 2009 - October 15th, 2009
Posted 9/17/09
Instinctually we imbue nature with qualities of perfection. As children we are told of the world and all of its natural curiosities. We see an image of the world as composed by man and we are to accept it as a simple truth.  The aesthetics and standards of culture shape our process of understanding.  This man-made spectacle of nature can illuminate primal human perspective. In his new work, Cocciardi highlights the nuances explored in the printed representations of the natural world. His paintings... [more]
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