Warholian and Modern Eden Gallery have come together in to present “Tarot: Art of Fortune” a
modern day reinterpretation of the classic intuitive “fortune telling” card deck. The show
features some of the best emerging names in the gallery scene today as curated by Warholian’s
founder Michael Cuffe.
Although it’s roots may seem occult, Tarot was originally developed as a pack of playing cards in
15th century Europe to play French Tarot or Italian Tarocchini. Over time, individuals in the
intuitive and early psychic communities began to adopt the cards as use as a tool to “read” an
individual and offer spiritual guidance. Today Tarot has become more widely accepted as a way
for individuals to ﬁnd direction in the bustle of a modern world. With the availability of decks
ranging from artistic to commercial, tarot has become a personalized standard of home libraries
For “Tarot: Art of Fortune” we’ve asked some of the top contemporary artists to reimagine their
favorite card from a standard deck, into a work of art based on the imagery and symbolism
present. “Tarot: Art of Fortune” features an amazing array of established artists that have been
individually selected as important ﬁgures in emerging art movements at this time.
Michael Cuffe spent 8 years in the Hollywood film industry working for Paramount Studios, as well as other large scale production houses, specializing in feature film development on films such as Constantine, Speed Racer, and various large budget features. After that Cuffe moved into consulting Silicon Valley based .com’s on viral marketing campaigns, SEO (search engine optimization) techniques, creative ad and media campaigns, as well as film production ranging from commercials to extended length media pieces.
Cuffe is also an accomplished contemporary mixed media artist best known for his collage styled paper works that are often painted in multiple layers. His fine art work first gained notoriety during the Obama campaign, when his painting “The Hopeful Hearts Club,” his take on The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Album, spread worldwide grabbing the attention of mainstream news media. It received a special White House invitational viewing, has been published multiple times in both books and magazines, and was part of Shepard Fairey’s Manifest Hope gallery exhibitions.
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