All Star Push in Chicago presents Steve Seeley’s The Voyeurs, a clearly show that is made up of extra than 50 new paintings on paper, with 28 of the works are acrylic on classic nude art journal webpages. Just about every piece incorporates Steve’s legendary imagery like appropriated romance comics and nostalgic cartoon people. There are 6 collaborative performs where artists were prompted by the topic: ‘what is staying “voyeured” or spied upon’. Seeley labored with six of his beloved regional woman and/or LGBQT artists to open new interpretations outside the house of his utilized content material of the male gaze. These performs involve: Totes Ferosh, Liz Flores, Paola Seeley, Vivian Le, Isamar Medina and Kate Lynn Lewis.
“The Voyeurs is certainly about voyeurism. Form of.
I imply, I guess it’s also about the decline of innocence.
Let’s not neglect that it is also about internet memes and the siren song of social media. And it’s about my friends as well… and neighbors (and probably a handful of strangers).
Oh and it’s also about puns, innuendos and word perform.
But for sure, like all my perform, it is about absurdity.
It’s about acquiring convenience in nostalgia but also bewildering that nostalgia with the tongue-in-cheek. It’s about shelling out the very last two in addition decades hoping to discover normality. Looking at the neighboring world close to you shut down and then slowly and gradually looking at it begin to indulge in becoming found all over again. A quick glance of something… hell, just about anything… and then looking at the blinds swiftly shut and the lights remaining shut off. It is flirting with the plan of flirting a single awkward wink at a time.
Best guess? The Voyeurs is about viewing. It is about looking at. And it is about remaining found. (Binoculars not integrated.)”