Gregory Ito solo show @ moroso projects

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Artist Gregory Ito has a solo show at Moroso Projects. It is an interesting show that has a myriad of work that can be appreciated both technically in his paintings and more conceptually in his sculptural and installation work. Take for instance a piece like Untitled(she’s gifted – pink), where the artist put earrings on a flower. He is taking something that is in itself already beautiful, but at the same time looks like it might be sitting on an office desk. He then pierces it’s flesh to add unnecessary embellishments. In a way, he is almost dressing the flower up and preparing it for something more than it is destined to be. It sits on a fence precariously balanced and waiting for something that may or may not happen. Perhaps the balance between work and play? This was one of my favorite pieces, a very simple gesture.

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