Vered Gallery is pleased to present #NSFW: BODIES, a group exhibition featuring figural works by both renown Modern Masters and Contemporary artists, established as well as emerging. NSFW, the internet acronym for "Not Safe For Work" playfully eludes to Vered's Contemporary spin on traditional nudes and portraiture, subject matter commonly not considered appropriate for public viewing.
In Celebrating 100 Years of American Modernism 1913-2013, attention is focused on the photographic roots of Modernism, for had photography not been invented, doubtless painting would have continued on its classic trajectory, based on Renaissance perspective. On January 7. 1839, Jacques Louis Mande Daguerre demonstrated the first photographic process to the French Academy of Sciences. The minor painter De La Roche declared, "From Today, Painting is DEAD'.