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  • Elizabeth Rosenblum

    Gallery Naga

    Elizabeth Rosenblum’s recent paintings bear witness to the increasingly complex conceptual and esthetic concerns of an artist coming to terms with manic depression. Entitled “Phobias, Manias and other Aberrations,” this show featured nineteen 18-by-l8-inch collage paintings that examine clinical terms as defined in a 1953 medical text, Encyclopedia of Aberrations. Also included is Mad Rant, 1992, an oversized image of Sally Field as the Flying Nun overlaid with such phrases as “Boil me,” “Barbed Wire,” and “Make it Stop,” which represent the soaring highs and severe lows of manic depression.

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