Subject Tags: nipple, pool party, inflatable, photorealism, realism, oil painting, pink, new collection, pool collection, beach painting, summer, the baran studio, erotic art, free the nipple, free the plug, martin baran artist
Size: 36"W x 36"H x 0.8"D
Year Created: 2017
Ready to Hang
Air and Water the two elements that make life. I trap this air in balloons and floats in bold celebrations of summer as if I have saved life within.
As the air goes so goes the life. The pool floats in spoiled summer shapes and colors represent the other essential element of life, which is water. They seem to be trapped by the air around them yet maintain afloat from the air within.
Solo Shows - ‘ DIGITAL DISPLAY ‘, Southern California Reproductive Center, Beverly Hills, CA (February 2017 – February 2018); Temporary Exhibition - ‘ INNER FLOWER ‘, Cafe If, West Hollywood, CA (February 2017 – May 2017) Group Shows - ‘ Conception Art ‘, Iron Triangle, Los Angeles, curated by Rachel Wilkins (October 2016) - ‘ Conception Art ‘, LA Mother, Los Angeles, curated by Rachel Wilkins (June 2016) - ‘ Enoteca Centro and Fragments of Italian Frescoes ‘, Kosice, Slovakia, curated by Rosana Bathoryova (12 May – 12 November 2016) Residencies - ‘ Cross-Culture ‘, Marrakech, Morocco (April 2016) - ‘ Artist residency ‘, San Juan, Puerto Rico (March 2017) Honors & Awards - ‘Conception Global Art Collective ‘, Award for Excellence, Los Angeles (June 2016) Professional Memberships - ‘Los Angeles Art Association ‘, Artist Member (May 2016 – present) Volunteer Activities - ‘Los Angeles Art Association’, Los Angeles (May 2016 – present) - ‘National Gallery: Trade Fair Palace ‘, Prague, Czech Republic (June 2012 – May 2013) - ‘Dorotheum Auction House ‘, Prague, Czech Republic (September – December 2011) - ‘East Slovak Gallery ‘, Kosice, Slovakia (July 2010 – June 2011)