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Thierry-Goldberg Gallery presents the first New York solo exhibition of Grace Weaver. The show opens today, July 2nd, with a reception from 6 to 8 and will run through August 7th. A self-professed fan of guilty pleasure music, Weaver likes to think of her paintings as pop songs. The title of the exhibition is borrowed from Katy Perry’s hit single from 2010, Teenage Dream. In Match Point (2015) one of Weaver’s most recent paintings in the exhibition, the vantage point is that of a tennis player taking a moment to bend over and tie his shoelace. A scaled-up male figure with red elongated limbs frames the opposing female player that stands in the distance on the other side of the tennis court. The upside down viewpoint of the pictorial composition contributes to the whimsical aspect of the work, where the difference in scale between the two figures make it seem as if the oversized head of the male character

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