Ronald Feldman Fine Arts is exhibiting paintings, drawings, and sculpture by Vitaly Komar. In the new series, Allegories of Justice, 2010-2014, Komar imbues the tradition of allegorical art, not only with a moral truth, but also with a contemporary perspective and virtuoso painting. The series takes as its truth the transcendental balance of the physical universe, against which our societal justice must be measured. Pop art-style irony gives new meaning to the statue of justice symbol, which, in a sense, has become a cliché that has lost its meaning. The multi-layered theme of Allegories of Justice suggests another truth: the loss of childhood innocence. The bear, both an ancient symbol of primordial power and Russia, and other creatures such as birds, butterflies, a serpent, a deer, and a cat, rendered in classical chiaroscuro style, represent the struggle between forces of “good and evil” that play out against

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