A box of chocolates from CEG

Since we don’t have a lot of sappy images in our inventory, here is how our artists fill the gallery with love on Valentine’s Day.

Kelli Connell‘s Convertible Kiss questions sexuality and gender roles that shape the identity of the self in intimate relationships.

Convertible Kiss, 2002

Gregory Scott unsuccessfully woos his reclining nude with flowers and gifts in his multi-media piece, Attemptuous. Click the image below to view the video.

Attemptuous, 2008

Hiroshi Watanabe relates this image of Lucy and Ricky to his childhood growing up in Japan watching American TV. These TV shows represented paradise and happiness and later lead him to move to the United States.

Battery Park, New York, 1999

Michael Kenna, “Love in black and white” is a book of photographs and poems by photographer Michael Kenna and author Bianca Rossini published by Nazraeli Press in 2009.

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Summer Garden Statuary, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2000

Dan Estabrook tackles the emotions he has experienced while falling in love in Nine Symptoms.

Shortness of Breath, 2004

And last but not least, The Kiss from Joel-Peter Witkin (this piece is SOLD OUT).

Le Brassiere de Joan Miro, New Mexico, 1982

 

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