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EVENT \\ Exhibition: Faith47’s Aqua Regalia New York

Faith47 continues her Aqua Regalia exhibition series with a new show at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, and her first solo exhibition in New York City.

For her first solo show in New York City, Faith47 explores the dichotomy between the sacred and the mundane by enveloping viewers in a space with figurative paintings, as well as intricacies from everyday life in shrine-like artworks. Aqua Regalia – Chapter Two runs at Jonathan LeVine Gallery (557C West 23rd Street) from 19 November-19 December 2015.

This exhibition is a continuation of Faith47’s successful 2014 London exhibition. ‘Aqua regalia’ or ‘royal water’ is the alchemical name for a highly corrosive mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acid that has the ability to dissolve one of the most enshrined substances – gold. This transformative chemistry forms a symbolic reference to her artistic process of restoring value to that which has been lost and overlooked.

In conjunction with the exhibition, the gallery will release a 35 edition lithograph inspired by the mural Capax Infiniti painted in Portland, Oregon (2014).