ART OPENING: Ella Kruglyanskaya ‘Fancy Problems’ at Thomas Dane Gallery

Kruglyanskaya’s paintings exist in an echo chamber of images saturated with yellows and chalky flesh tones, exaggerated croppings of cartoonish distortions and trompe-l’oeils. This is a world of women: callipygous women, women running away and toward the surfaces while dancing and showing off their stuff. Women in action and in repose, reluctant, animated, defiant, lounging, sunbathing or simply looking back at the viewer with petulance.

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