Xanadu, an exhibition of 34 new paintings by painter & illustrator, Chris Judge, opens next week in The Loft, at the Powerscourt Townhouse centre. The opening reception party will be held on Wednesday, October 10th from 7pm-11pm, with the exhibition open the next day from 11am – 6pm.
Chris Judge is an illustrator and painter based in Dublin. For his second major exhibition Chris spent a week on Xanadu, a small planet which has since been engulfed by the now collapsed star Procyon B, sketching portraits of local inhabitants during the great exodus from the doomed planet. Upon his to return to Earth, Chris set about painting intimate portraits of Xanadu denizens from his sketchbooks on various media. The result is 34 striking portraits of Blue Beatniks, solemn Vampires, Devils, Androids and many other colourful characters. There will also be some beautiful hand made soft sculptures of severed heads by Ciara Brehony, Renate Henschke & Marta Bahillo based on Chris’s designs.
There will also be a collection beautiful hand made soft sculptures of severed heads by Ciara Brehony, Renate Henschke & Marta Bahillo based on Chris’s designs.
Alongside the exhibition Chris will be selling limited edition prints, T-shirts and other goodies.