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MULTI-LAYERED CREATIONS BY ST. FRANCIS ELEVATOR RIDE

by Ariadna Zierold

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Memphis based artist Josh Breeden, aka “St Francis Elevator Ride”, works in a variety of mediums, digital and hand-drawn, including collage, print and web media. He makes chaotic assemblages that mash-up sexy vintage images with a Pop art aesthetic that are both minimal and psychedelic.

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His eccentric, multi-layered creations are often inspired by the interpersonal relationships between himself and those closest to him. His work explores themes of love, sex, visceral emotions, delusion and the struggles in balancing and maintaining intimacy.

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