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  • Armen Eloyan

    Galerie Bob van Orsouw

    A large-format narrative conveyed through extreme gestures: the next chapter in the story of figurative painting. Armen Eloyan turns up the volume and directs his own spotlights. TV Room (all works 2006): In the middle of a painterly maelstrom stuffed with props in a very wide landscape format, as if in the midst of a wide-screen movie, two gnomes sit in front of the TV set, staring silently into space, smoking joints, motionless, side by side on a garishly colored sofa, like the gang from South Park. No surprise, then, that this exhibition is titled “Comic-Related Paintings.” One wearing a top

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