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Art Exhibit Features Fictional Characters

Terry Ribera - Moby Dick

“To me fiction is akin to painting, and I often find artistic inspiration in the personas and exploits of expertly crafted characters, both protagonist and antagonist.”

So states curator Bradley Platz in the press release for “Fiction,” a new exhibition at San Francisco’s Modern Eden Gallery (June 22-July 13).  Platz is one of twenty-eight artists bringing artistic reimaginings of classic and contemporary literature.  The unique visions of these talents make the stories and characters come alive on the canvas in the way they continue to on the page.


The artists weigh in on their work and why they chose their subjects…


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