Paradise, a Solo Exhibition of Paintings by Reisha Perlmutter, Debuts Sept. 20, 2021

“This collection is an exploration of the simplicity and necessity of pleasure. Tropical paintings drenched in lush coloration evoke ‘Paradise,’ inviting the viewers into the holistic pressure of the ocean.” -Reisha Perlmutter

Press Release



up to date: Aug 27, 2021 16:00 EDT


Reisha Perlmutter is pleased to existing an exhibition of new oil paintings showcasing global champion free diver and muse Ashleigh Baird in the outstanding waters off of the Lucayan Archipelago in the northern West Indies.

“I was encouraged to create a collection about the connection to the pure globe and the universal joy and sense of communion it offers us. The visual language of painting is an unbelievable mechanism of interaction which transcends the obstacles of psychological and physical isolation felt by so several,” stated Perlmutter.

In this exhibition, the artist and the viewer alike will have to breathe deeply as no cost diver model Baird escapes into a earth beneath the floor, revealing an aquatic landscape of light and reflections. By her mastery of breath and recognition of entire body, she has adapted to the ocean as dwelling. Perlmutter describes this collection of functions as “motivated by the philosophy of Emerson’s Self Reliance and the pursuit to know oneself,” a collision of the power of the sea and a woman’s toughness in her command of the actual physical boundaries of her physique.

This sequence explores the union of body and ocean as one particular visually as a result of the value of figure and ecosystem keeping equal pounds and realization in the will work.  A departure from the basic posturing of woman styles by male artists to objectify them, these paintings embrace the fluidity and spirit of the woman overall body as it moves by the ocean. Perlmutter’s ongoing feminist exploration of the physique has made area for women of all ages to take a look at what it indicates to hook up with and adore the overall body they live inside and rejoice the individuality of that expression.

Perlmutter for the initial time has also developed and directed a series of shorter movies to accompany the Paradise exhibition, letting the audience to be transported to the crystalline waters and concurrently to the saturated colours and inventive nest of her studio.    

ABOUT REISHA PERLMUTTER

Reisha Perlmutter was born in Naples, Florida, in 1990. She been given her BFA from the College of the Artwork Institute of Chicago in 2012. Concerning her undergraduate and graduate degrees, she attended residencies in Italy and France, focusing on standard atelier studies. She completed her MFA from the New York Academy of Art with a focus in figurative and anatomical painting. 

Her do the job is very best identified for representational imagery of females and drinking water, wherever she explores the partnership between body and environment as perfectly as perceptions of magnificence. Her get the job done is gathered and demonstrated internationally. She has participated in museum reveals domestically and internationally. Her do the job has also been demonstrated at prestigious auction houses, including Christies and Sothebys in New York.

NOTES TO EDITORS

This is the artist’s second direct to collector solo exhibition pursuing up on the prosperous debut of 2020’s Surface Rigidity. Private in-particular person viewing obtainable by appointment in Miami Beach front, FL, Slide 2021, electronic viewing home opens to the public on the net Sept. 20, 2021.

All photos (c) Reisha Perlmutter courtesy of the artist.

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