beinArt Gallery presents 3, an exhibition of dark narrative paintings from three internationally celebrated artists – Chris Mars, Naoto Hattori & Matt Dangler. This will be a debut exhibition for all three artists in Australia and a rare opportunity for their Australian fans to see their exquisitely detailed work in the flesh. While the work of these artists is wonderfully diverse, there are a number of shared elements that… Read More
There is a great catharsis in Chris Mars’s dark paintings. Read any interview with him and you’ll read about how the plight of his brother’s struggles with schizophrenia spurned the subject matter of his paintings. His concern for his brother Joe’s well-being, as well as the concern he has for others in need, translates powerfully and magically, speaking out for those who can’t. The attention his paintings attract bring… Read More
Chris Mars (United States) paints nightmarish landscapes with grotesque, distorted figures. His work has been influenced by his older brother’s struggle with schizophrenia.