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June 17 - 30, 2019
Rogue Space | Chelsea
508-526 West 26th St., 9th Fl.
Free To Attend
Watson’s distinctive, highly detailed, realistic paintings are a celebration of the male form, in it’s uniformed and it’s natural glory.
“He’s a leader in contemporary realism” Sir Elton John.
This exciting exhibition, homines uniformis at the beautiful Rogue Space | Chelsea, adjacent to the High Line, features gay football players, naked surfers and soldiers in various states of dress and undress. This series is a cross-cultural celebration of the male form, both in its uniformed and natural glory.
“Ross Watson has become one of the world’s foremost painters of the male figure behind some of the most stunning male art in the world.” Gay Star News, London.
This is Watson’s first solo show in NYC in his 40 year career after sold out exhibitions in Los Angles, London, Berlin, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne. Available for sale are Paintings and Limited Edition Prints along side a commemorative WorldPride NYC | Stonewall 50 edition of his brand new art book.
With the artist in residence throughout the exhibition, this will be a rare chance to learn first-hand about his style, his intentions and the stories behind the artwork on display.
A full multi-media experience awaits each visitor into the exhibition with video presentations on the artist’s work giving insight into the creative process and final sentiment.
"Ross Watson's paintings are obviously the work of a master of technique. The conjunction of modern naturalism and classic works makes it hard to believe one's eyes.” Sir Ian McKellen.
Full details at Ross Watson Website
Open from 11am - 6pm daily. This event is free to attend.