Artist & Curator Interviews

Artist Interview: Leilani Bustamante

February 27, 2015

Leilani Bustamante has been one of our closest friends for about 10 years and has been among our most popular artists since we opened the doors to Modern Eden, nearly 5 years ago. Watching her work advance and develop has been a gratifying and humbling experience. We could not be more thrilled to announce her third solo exhibition with us, marking her return to San Francisco after a few years living in NYC. She is making her mark with "Haunt" a collection of works inspired by Robert W. Chambers' "The King in Yellow". The new series maintains themes of Bustamante's work exploring the loveliness of the macabre and the mournful influence of osteological motifs while introducing new elements of symbolism, narrative, and the mystery of...

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Curator Interview: doubleparlour

January 31, 2015

We've been working with the dynamic sculpture duo Doubelparlour since our first year of the gallery and have been huge fans of their work since before then. Since working with them in 2010, Ernie and Cassandra Velasco, have grown their sculptures and process by leaps and bounds, winning awards, getting magazine features, and exhibiting their work all over the world. We are thrilled to be exhibitng new works by them for 'The Zealot's Elixir' as well as inviting dozens of other sculpture and 3D artists that were hand-selected by the couple. ME: What was your inspiration for this show and how did you come up with the idea behind The Zealot's Elixir? DP: Both Ernie and I grew up immersed in the Catholic religion,...

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