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Psychic, 2018 by John Young

Psychic, Spring 2018

Digital print and oil on Belgian linen

190 x 150 cm




Philip Bacon Galleries, 2018
20 November - 15 December, 2018

The ancients showed us beauty is not smooth like Narcissus’ gaze in the sleek pond. Beauty is veiled— and in the process of finding beauty, we are changed, just as Actaeon turns into a stag in finding Diana. Beauty is transformative as it turns us towards the embrace of something that we had never expected: an Other.