• Budding Artist BARSALLO Makes the Human Form Come to Life

    Posted on April 8, 2014 by in Upcoming Exhibit, What's Hatching
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    Photography Credit: Jonathan Cohon / JHC Productions

    Where:  Robin B Gallery

    When:    Thursday, April 17

    Time:      6-9 p.m.

    RSVP:    Facebook Event

    BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, Orlando Barsallo will be making his second live performance painting session in just three short months! Robin B Gallery is pleased to showcase this talented body painting and make-up artist as part of the FLOWER POWER exhibit and April’s Third Thursday event. His creativity, attention to detail, and ability to enhance the human form through artistry has gained national attention since his initial performance.

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    His last exhibit during Robin B Gallery’s Third Thursday hosted in January was featured in February’s online edition of the national e-magazine ModernSalon.com. The article entitled Cyborg-Terminator Body Painting, written by Laura Salapatek, highlighted Orlando’s ingenious art of transforming the human figure into a robotic character through the use of paint and prosthetics.

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    In addition to his body painting, this on-the-go artist has just completed several artistic stints, including the make-up for the upcoming video for the rock group – and friends of Robin B Gallery – The Last Vegas. This particular assignment demonstrated his vast talent. In a matter of eight hours, Orlando, in collaboration with Sarah English, celebrity hair stylist, were able to transform the look of band members of The Last Vegas from Cowboys to Hip Hop to Eighties Glam Rock to Heavy Metal. The preview of The Last Vegas video is tentatively scheduled for release on April 18th at the Double Door.

    For additional information regarding the premier and tickets, check it out at http://www.doubledoor.com/event/523215-last-vegas-chicago/ or visit The Last Vegas at http://thelastvegas.com/.

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    Regarded local beauty, Eve Rydberg, will be the body model for the Flower Power Opening Reception – Third Thursday event. This lovely lady has adorned printed publications as well as fashion runways alike. Most recently she was seen showcasing the new 2014 Fall Collection for up and coming fashion designer Julius LaCour. A trend setter artisan, the Chicagoan is making headlines nationally. In May of this year, his studio is relocating to NYC where he will continue to develop his brand of pushing the boundaries in fashion design.

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    Body Model, Eve Rydberg
    Photography Credit: Robert Beczarski

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    To learn more about the gifted glamour of designer Julius LaCour, please go to http://www.juliuslacour.com/#!fall-2014/c18i1.

    Robin B Gallery takes great pride in bringing emerging artists to the forefront of what’s hatching in the art scene, regardless of medium or subject. If you’re looking for the best of what’s hot, you’re next shopping stop is Robin B Gallery. We represent more than 50 artists from 14 states and offer a diversified range of work – in medium, style & price range.