Lucky Street’s – ‘Both Sides Now’
Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St., examines the real and imagined worlds of Fantasy Fest through the work of two stellar photographers, Lynne Bentley-Kemp and Ali Miranda, along with the narrative work of master artist Lincoln Perry through Sunday.
Keys favorite Lynne-Ben tley Kemp, a professor at Florida Atlantic University and turnsher lens on the participants iA the Fest and their transformation through costume and mask, producing a series of perceptive portraits of individualsand moments. Bentley-Kemp’s themed studies are to be enjoyed whenever exhibited, and “Camavale” is no exception. Her Fantasy Fest photos take the viewer there, and are also available in a revised and expanded edition of her book, a beautiful visual chronicle of the festival over the years.
After spending time with Bentley Kemp’s perceptive digital literacy, com pare a darker sensual side of Fantasy Fest with another noted Miami pho tographer, Ali Miranda. Cuban native Miranda is noted for his silver gelatin photos of male nudes, and his master capturing of depth and detaif. In”Half and Half” a special shov.ring of sixteen works, Ali curates unique costumerie to explore die sensuality and seductiveness of his subjects .The effect is erotic and captivating, and equally as powerful as Bentley-Kemp’s immediacy.
Enjoy the wickedly themed but clas sical works by Lincoln Perry as they give narrative life to hissepias, paint ings and pastels of this multifaceted festival.
Don’t miss this combination of these three artistic talents at 540 Greene St. For information go to LuckyStreetgallery.com