Thursday, May 16, 2019

Nate Plotkin's "Breaking Idols" through June 2nd | Bruce Burris at A.L.S.O.

Nate Plotkin, Good Vibes, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 30" x 36"
Breaking Idols is a vibrant exploration of the joys, hardships and beautiful mystery of life in our current times. Nate Plotkin takes a deep dive into the multitude of issues surrounding us all: Am I brave enough to protect those I love? How do I make sense of what is magic and unexplainable in life? Can love survive when the world around us seems to fall apart? Do I make my own destiny? Nate Plotkin, and his wife Johanna, are the primary protagonists exploring these questions in his new series of paintings. While the personal resemblance is sometimes clear, the couple most often morphs into a symbolic HE and SHE. They appear in different forms and at different points in life, but in all of the works Nate is portraying his love for his wife, and also for life itself. "Nate Plotkin: Breaking Idols" at Shrine gallery runs through June 2, 2019. [More]