Kevin O'Leary, Shark Tank's "Mr. Wonderful," Exhibits "Irreconcilable Images" at Arcature Fine Art Benefiting the Perry J. Cohen Foundation
"Irreconcilable Images," the current exhibition of photographic images by Kevin O'Leary at Arcature Fine Art in Palm Beach, is a memorable event that examines the curious aesthetic merits of places and people that often display an inherent incompatibility.
At the time of William Eggleston's exhibition, color was shunned in serious photography circles. Until then photographers used color only for advertising and journalism, and it was widely despised by the mainstream art world of the time.
Little did I know last spring, when I did my first boudoir shoot, that being photographed would become an erotic experience in itself, one that mimics the experience of having sex. There is the phenomenon of getting turned on fantasizing about the upcoming encounter.
I am drawn to painting war because I fear it, I fear losing my life or living without freedom. My parents survived the gas chambers and pogroms in which their families perished. The infinite oscillation between victor and vanquished is as present in our world as it was 2000 years ago.
I am not cruel, only truthful--- The eye of a little god, four-cornered. Mirror, Sylvia Plath And the Veteran -- he appears
If you're in New York and at all interested in photography, do yourself a favor and check out this show.