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“LOST MAGIC” BY JIM MCKENZIE

by Ariadna Zierold

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New York based artist Jim McKenzie, who is also an accomplished animation director has been working on his upcoming debut solo show entitled “Lost Magic”.

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McKenzie’s exhibit invites viewers to enter into his surreal imagination: new paintings and hand-painted resin sculptures of playful characters that recall our favorite childhood fairy tales with a twist. Though highly fantastical, to the point of being ridiculous, Jim’s work is filled with darkness, depicting themes of loss and death.

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