Apr 22 2017
Better & Better by Norman O’Flynn

Better & Better by Norman O’Flynn

BETTER & BETTER, Norman O’Flynn’s anticipated 2017 solo exhibition, opens at the Worldart gallery on 4 May. The works, in his characteristic pop art style, explore popular culture and our place in it while the world is changing faster than ever before.

Titled BETTER & BETTER, this exhibition continues O Flynn’s narrative of what pop art means today. Modern consumerism is so rife that consumers have become the product – fuelled by the digital world, consumers aim to project themselves as the ultimate desirable entity.

The human physique is both platform and subject in these portraits which tell the story of chaos, time and self-obsession. Our spirituality is now central to popular culture where humans play God and God is Superman. Confusion reigns yet we are glorified.

His subjects are covered in tattoos illustrating our want to explain who we are and our obsession to be different. The portraits are busy and crowded, showing the explosion of knowledge that the digital age brought. Everything is easily accessible and easy to consume: life is better and better – or is it?

BETTER & BETTER will run from 4 – 25 May 2017

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COMING SOON

COMING SOON

02 May 2019

A solo show by Norman O’Flynn 2-30 May 2019.

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Apr 04 2019
COMPANIONS: BY GIOVANNA BIALLO-STONE

COMPANIONS: BY GIOVANNA BIALLO-STONE

04 April 2019

A solo exhibition at WORLDART (54 Church Street, Cape Town) from 4 – 25...

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Apr 01 2019
WORLDART at SPEAKERS CORNER

WORLDART at SPEAKERS CORNER

01 April 2019

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GAVIN RAIN: LIMITED EDITION PRINTS

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