Stephanie Mercado

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Land of Plenty, Recent Works featured in Pasadena Now

SPACE  presents , a new series of masterfully executed works by Los Angeles artist Stephanie Mercado. The exhibition includes luminous small gouache paintings on paper, intricately engraved dry point prints, and sensuous oil paintings. The work draws on Mercado’s love of the Romantic aesthetic of Eighteenth century imagery, and combines historical depictions of opulence with contemporary issues concerning displays of  wealth and the pursuit of the American Dream. The works’ beauty and their... [more]
Posted by Stephanie Mercado on 1/18/12

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Posted by Stephanie Mercado on 1/13/12

Haiku Review of All This and Heaven Too, in the Huffington Post

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Posted by Stephanie Mercado on 10/24/10

The Examiner Reviews: All This and Heaven Too

Since the very beginning of time, the universe has continuously presented an infinite saga of strange coincidences. At the moment, Los Angeles is graced with a triangle of art exhibitions that communicate to each other through the centuries, both revealing aspects of aristocratic societies. One of the two exhibitions taking place at LACMA in the Resnick Pavilion is entitled , a collection of about 85 European paintings and sculptures from the Stewart and Lynda Resnick collection which... [more]
Posted by Stephanie Mercado on 10/16/10