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Sanya Kantarovksy and Salman Toor in "and I will wear you in my heart of heart"

Sanya Kantarovsky and Salman Toor are included in and I will wear you in my heart of heart, a group exhibition of contemporary paintings and textiles on view at the Flag Art Foundation.

 

Centering on a gesture of care, the exhibition explores the myriad ways in which artists evoke tenderness through depictions of lovers and friends, familial exchanges, moments of solitude, and even a cowboy and his pastel pink unicorn. Hear of heart includes recent and new works created for the exhibition that employ the cross-generational resurgence in figurative painting as a mode of exploring identity, cultural histories, and personal experiences.

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Sanya Kantarovsky, Obelisk, 2021, Oil and watercolor on linen, 35 1/2 x 23 5/8 inches (90.2 x 60 cm)
 

Sanya Kantarovsky and Salman Toor are included in and I will wear you in my heart of heart, a group exhibition of contemporary paintings and textiles on view at the Flag Art Foundation.

 

Centering on a gesture of care, the exhibition explores the myriad ways in which artists evoke tenderness through depictions of lovers and friends, familial exchanges, moments of solitude, and even a cowboy and his pastel pink unicorn. Hear of heart includes recent and new works created for the exhibition that employ the cross-generational resurgence in figurative painting as a mode of exploring identity, cultural histories, and personal experiences.

 

Heart of heart nods to line spoken by Hamlet and addresses that which we hold closest, be it a relationship, a feeling, one’s own well-being, an object, or a dream. Illustratively, the “heart of heart” is akin to a castle’s keep, an innermost stronghold and safeguard from the outside world.

 

For more information about the exhibition, please visit the Flag Art Foundation's website.

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