“Temple of Small Wishes” touch the commonality of ordinary life. We often forget the pleasure derived from meeting our basic needs. We take them for granted. But as trivial as shaving, indoor plumbing or comfortable napping, it is the universal desires all humans share. For some, they are the luxury of obliviousness. For others, they are out of reach. Roberts neither comments nor criticizes. Here, she simply paints the joy and enshrines such happiness so we all can embrace.
“The hero is dead. TJ knocked him down.” Said the owner of RO2 Gallery - Jordan Roth, about the current exhibition “Animal Instinct” by TJ Griffin. He pointed to one of the drawings from the previous exhibition “Remove Your Mask.” It has a red dot, so it is gone. If there were a funeral march … Continue reading The Animal Instinct and Our Own Reflection
The world we live in is often planned, pondered over and reviewed in our dreams while lying still, or sleeping in bed. Such a bed was placed as a nucleus in the new exhibit at RO2 Gallery in downtown Dallas. Around it hung messages of personal motivation and introspection. From there spun the web of … Continue reading Sometimes These Things Happen: The Buzz About Grindr Art, R. Mateo Diago at RO2