Annita Maslov brings her pen and ink drawings to Beinart Gallery within the upcoming present “Arcana,” depicting scenes from mysterious worlds steeped within the supernatural. Maslov is an illustrator and tattoo artist impressed by mythology and the occult. Her work is understood for its distinct dotwork.
“The figures depicted in Arcana usually are not meant be ghoulish or morbid however as a substitute are melancholy and weak in nature,” the gallery says. “A reoccurring determine with a goat-like head and a feminine physique is supposed to exemplify this vulnerability with its title ‘The Outsider.’ Whether or not this determine is a manifestation of the idea of ostracism or a fantastical creature from a hidden realm is as much as the viewer to interpret. The title of the sequence is the plural type of arcanum, from the Latin phrase arcanus, which means ‘secret.’ This phrase emerged at the start of the Renaissance and was utilized in relation to the mysteries of the religious and bodily realms.”
The present runs Dec. 1-22. Discover extra work Beinart’s site.