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“Pretty? Pretty?” is the phrase uttered by Divine as Dawn Davenport, when her bandages are removed after a disfiguring acid attack in John Waters’ 1974 film, Female Trouble. Pretty? Pretty? A Divine Art Show is a celebration of this iconic actor, pop star and cinematic legend, as interpreted by an eclectic, wide-ranging collection of artists, opening at Meltdown Gallery on Friday, November 11th at 8:00 PM.

With his first group show, curator Lawrence Snelly (a visual artist himself) has assembled a diverse gang of talented and creative degenerates ready to show the world what “The World’s Most Beautiful Woman” means to them. The show’s roster is an eclectic cross-section of animators, cartoonists, illustrators, comic book artists, crafters, designers, musicians, sculptors and painters, all paying tribute to one of cult film’s most enduring favorites through a variety of mediums.

Opening night festivities will feature select artists in attendance (schedules permitting), special guest stars, live DJ, free booze, drag’s finest performers and more special Divine-themed surprises.

Writing a book, hippie?!  Crime is beauty and excitement is not always clean. Come and see “The Filthiest Woman Alive” as you’ve never seen him before!  Join us for a celebration of one of the greatest pop icons of the 20th Century.  A man without equal.  A man known simply as DIVINE!

The grand opening is Friday, November 11th at 8:00-11:00 PM
Show running through Nov. 17th.

Check out the Pretty? Pretty? A Divine Art Show  Facebook Page for updates, artist announcements, work-in-progress shots and other special surprises: