EXPERIMENTAL JUXTAPOSITIONS BY JORAM ROUKES

by Ariadna Zierold

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Groningen, Netherlands based artist Joram Roukes‘ energetic canvases have an incredible liveliness that draws us into each surreal world that he constructs. He works in predominantly large scale oil paintings that are reflections of everyday life situations, observed, filtered and reassembled in a collage like way. The resulted paintings pose a fragmented yet cohesive view on today’s society and human behaviour.

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‘Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness’ solo show by Joram Roukes at Gallery B15 Copenhagen

Entitled Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness, the exhibition at the Islands Brygge showspace will feature the Dutch artist’s visual adaptations of the influential Smashing Pumpkins album of the same name. The exhibition runs through November 8th. Photographs by Henrik Haven.

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