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Scott Michael Ackerman

Scott Michael Ackerman (b.1982) has tapped into the narrative of folk law, fairy tale and the history of figurative painting in his new body of work Sharp Teeth. Inhabited by a cast of wild beasts and peculiar characters, the paintings seem to hover somewhere between child-like enchantment and a shadowy place of suggested violence and the uncanny. For Ackerman, they express the travails of everyday life, interwoven with a dream-like imaginary world. He is exploring themes of “companionship, loneliness and a sense of wonder”.  

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