Daughters of Mercury at PSPS 8/19

I’m happy to have the opportunity to show my trans lady portrait series again:

Daughters of Mercury at PSPS

Opening: August 19, 2016 6-8pm

Exhibit: August 20-21, 2016 12-6pm (facebook) (google)

@  Prince St. Project Space 127-B Prince St. New York, NY 11225

Programming administered by:
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
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Hope to see you there!
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Pledge to my Patreon!

Support Janet Bruesselbach painting humans and other segmented tubes at patreon.com/limnrix. Get a bit of each thing I make. The size of the thing depends on total pledges per, and the first goal is $100 – I won’t make anything until I get at least that much support.

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Print Sale!

Alice

Picture 1 of 23

2014, oils on canvas, 29x37in.

Daughters of Mercury (a show) is over, but there are plenty of prints and 2016 calendars available in the store! They are mostly small now, but larger are available, just contact me. I also need your support to print calendars with the second cycle of portraits for 2017. Free shipping until January.

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Daughters of Mercury, a show

 

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Daughters of Mercury
by Janet Bruesselbach

November 11-25, 2015
Reception Wednesday, Nov 11th, 6-9p
Performance by Mya Byrne and tarot readings by Robin Scott

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137 West 14th St, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011​

The exhibition is a selection from Daughters of Mercury, a series of full-length, large-scale oil portraits by Bruesselbach celebrating the diverse beauty of trans women. The series plays with the tropes of the female body in representational painting. The subjects collaborated with the artist and chose how to be seen, through the artist’s inventive cyborg figuration.

Featuring independent empathy games by Anna Anthropy, Jeanne Thornton, Eva Ohnoproblems, and Lydia Neon. Prints, calendars, and works by portrait subjects will be available for sale.

preview & support: daughtersofmercury.com

contact: daughtersofmercury@gmail.com

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Daughters of Mercury Indiegogo

Please support my Indiegogo campaign to extend Daughters of Mercury, before September 29. I’ve completed 18 giant paintings and want to make a second calendar and paint these 6 more diverse trans woman models I have planned. I’m continuing to offer pre-purchase of the 2017 calendar, along with 2016 calendar, as well as high-quality prints and the original paintings themselves. I’ve spent as much as the goal on the project since April and anything you can contribute toward this ambitious project and awesome subjects helps a lot. Thank you!

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Daughters of Mercury II : Granddaughters of Mercury

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I painted more than 15 paintings for Daughters of Mercury, so I’m running another Kickstarter to finish with 25 portraits, make a second calendar for 2017, and make sure I can have a big, long show in NYC. Funding runs from June 23 – July 26 and I’m asking for $10k, all or nothing. Please back as much as you can. Thank you!

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Portfolio of first cycle

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Daughters of Mercury progress

I’ve completed the first set of 12 portraits for Daughters of Mercury! Browse below or through the Gallery.

Alice

Alice
Picture 1 of 23

2014, oils on canvas, 29x37in.

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Daughters of Mercury Kickstarter

Daughters of Mercury

I’m running a Kickstarter until October 26 asking for your support painting a series of full-length oil portraits of trans women, that transcend their conventional depictions in art and media. Rewards include wall calendars, prints, and original paintings. Click above to view a preview or support after Sunday, September 21. If we don’t reach the goal, I can’t pay the models, cover travel costs, or pay for my time and materials, so I won’t make art. If you can’t spare, share. Thank you!

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Alice


Alice Atlas, oil on canvas, 29x37in, May 2014.

This portrait of my beautiful friend Alice may be the first in a series of full-size portraits of trans women, only some of whom will be floating nude in psychic space with toilet halos.

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Selfie


Selfie, oil on linen, 27x27in, 2014.
The latest installment in yearly self portraits.

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