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YOKAI NEIGHBORS: Extended!

YOKAI NEIGHBORS Exhibition is now extended!

Dear AG Gallery friends and art lovers,

AG Gallery is pleased to announce that AG Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY, is finally back open to public, with a limited number of visitors of 4 at a time.

Our current business hours: Weekday 12-6PM, Weekend 12-7PM

As the exhibition Yokai Neighbors was unseen by our customers due to covid-19, we rescheduled the exhibition to be displayed at AG Gallery until August 31, 2020.

All artworks are available for purchase at gallery also some works are available at our gallery online store. If you did not see any piece at gallery online store, please contact natsumi@aboutglamour.net and we are happy to assist you for purchasing.

We look forward to see you again soon at AG Gallery.

 

Best Regards,

AG Gallery

 

 

 

 

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YOKAI NEIGHBORS SPOT LIGHT #3: Marcelo Gallegos & Tofu Kozo

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“Tofu-Kozo” by Marcelo Gallegos

Another stunning artwork from our current group show YOKAI NEIGHBORS. “Tofu-Kozo” by Marcelo Gallegos. Please check the past blog post for other artists and Yokai!

About the Yokai
Tofu-Kozo is a ghostly young boy dressed like a monk that walks around offering up its plate of tofu for people to eat … it apparently has a habit of licking the tofu it offers up.

Artwork detail:
Title: “Tofu Kozo”
Medium:Watercolor and Ink on paper
Size: 20cm x 20cm (unframed)
Made year: 2020
Artwork is available at AG Gallery, please contact natsumi@aboutglamour.net for inquiry.

ABOUT ARTIST

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Marcelo Gallegos is a precocious, shapeshifting sorcerer. Gallegos’s works are described as dark rituals which subvert the patriarchy, upset the status quo, and entrap viewers in a phantasmagorical un-reality of the sacred, the profane, and the grotesque.

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Yokai Neighbors Spot Light #1: Székely Beáta & Kamikiri

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Székely Beáta

Székely Beáta is known as ‘Birdy’ to her collectors, lives and works in Budapest, Hungary, where she earned her degree in painting, in the Hungarian University of Art in 2013. Beáta is a painter and a jeweller, and has had multiple exhibitions in Hungary, India, China, Finland, Italy and Romania and has works at private collectors world wide. She recently started to paint ‘little demon’ miniature paintings, whimsical household spirits, meant to be guardian mascots for your home. Beáta is often inspired by antique art and cultural traditions of supernatural creatures, as well as the lovable spirit of everyday objects and simple joys in life.

Artwork detail:
Title: “Kamikiri”
Medium: Oil on Canvas, Framed
Size: 4.4″ x 5.7″ (unframed)
Made year: 2020
Please contact natsumi@aboutglamour.net for inquiry for this piece.

About The Yokai “Kamikiri”
“This little yokai is called the Kamikiri, the hair cutter, a mischievous hair thief demon who appears out of nowhere and loves to snap off locks of people’s hair unexpectedly. I read somewhere that these creature sometimes cut the hair of young women before their wedding day, to prevent the marriage from happening! But don’t worry, they only do it, if the bride is about the marry a bad person!” -Székely Beáta

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