Allan Stone Projects presents Dancing with Dystopia, on view June 11- August 7, 2015. Selected from the Allan Stone Collection, this exhibition brings together paintings, sculptures, and assemblages of approximately 25 artists that reconcile cataclysmic themes with a sense of irony or humor. Forgoing the traditional narrative, these artists use their own visual language to convey a universal uneasiness about the future. These works engage the viewer with a psychological disruption that ignites the emotional in lieu of the rational. Ship to Paradise #2 (The Island), 1987, by Robert S. Neuman encapsulates a major theme in the show: man’s reflection on the human condition and the modern life around him. A cacophonous otherworld includes an encumbered ship that serves as a symbol for man’s quest for a better life. The allegorical theme suggests an arduous journey

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