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'Mr right (now)' (2020)

'Mr right (now)' (2020)

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Galia Gluckman

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Galia Gluckman’s mr right (now) offers a humorous and ambiguous assessment of romantic suitability: is Mr. Right right forever or just for now? Constructed from tinsel, ribbon, thread, mirror and plastic, Mr. Right appears nonplussed, even a bit awkward. Described as 'constructions' in her 2020 show at SMAC Stellenbosch, Galia's recent work considers the past and future of parties in the shadow of COVID-19, with tactile objects that further reflect on touch and its absence in times of social distancing. 
 
50 x 50 cm | tinsel, ribbon, thread, mirror and plastic on board | unique
 
Originally a fashion designer, Galia previously worked between London and New York before returning to Cape Town to pursue her contemporary art practice. Made from tinsel, ribbon and brightly coloured rope, her most recent work explores the party as metaphor. Though non-figurative, Gluckman’s work belies an eye for fine detail and the subtleties of relationships between bodies in space – a concern that has since become increasingly relevant during the pandemic moment.