“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!
Check out the Pretty? Pretty? A Divine Art Show Facebook Page for updates, artist announcements, work-in-progress shots and other special surprises: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=114862211955343