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Grace and Valor - The Dual Essense of Femininity

Updated: Feb 17


UNTITLED 1, 80X60 CM, OIL ON CANVAS'' ANNE TORPE


''Grace and Valor: The Dual Essence of Femeninity" unfolds as a compelling testament to the nature of female strength and elegance. This exhibition, curated by Galerie Sara Lily Perez, weaves a narrative that transcends traditional portrayals of the feminine. The works by Anne Torpe, Rubica von Streng, Julia Mann and Solomiya Zelenska pay homage to the complexities of life with both tenderness and tenacity. The exhibition draws inspiration from the rich tapestry of female archetypes, from the nurturing warmth of the mother to the fierce warrior spirit of the goddess. As a movement, a celebration and a reflection on the essence of being, not only for women but for all who seek to understand the depth and breadth of human experience through the power of art.

Celebrating Women's Voices in Art

"Grace and Valor" is a homage to the unparalleled contributions of women to the art world. Featuring the distinct and powerful works of Anne Torpe, Julia Mann, Rubica von Streng, and Solomiya Solomiya Zelenska, each artist, with their unique perspective and medium, weaves a story of resilience, identity, and the exploration of the female experience in contemporary society.

Anne Torpe's Cinematic Canvases

Anne Torpe, with her evocative representations of everyday life, infuses her works with a blend of memory, contemporary lifestyle, and a dash of cinematic ambiance. inviting viewers to question the fragility of our perceived reality, offering a gateway into a multilayered universe where fiction and experience collide.


Julia Mann's Colorful Challenges

Julia Mann, known for her vibrant and compelling compositions, uses color to captivate and engage. Her artworks serve as portals to dreamlike worlds, challenging viewers to envision alternative realities filled with joy and wonder.


JULIA MANN, SOFT SAMBA, 100X100CM ACRYLIC ON CANVAS



Rubica von Streng's Abstract Activism

Rubica von Streng, through her "PortLand" series, boldly navigates the intersection of environmental activism and abstract expressionism. Her masterful use of color and form invites a dialogue on urgent contemporary issues, blending artistic beauty with societal commentary.


RUBICA VON STRENG CLOSENESS OIL ON CANVAS 200X185CM


Solomiya Zelenska's Minimalist Narratives

Transitioning from fashion to painting, Solomiya Zelenska focuses on the beauty of the everyday, highlighting moments of ordinary life with extraordinary emotional depth. Her work is a testament to personal and collective resilience, embodying the spirit of the Ukrainian art community.


SOLOMIYA ZELENSKA ''NOT TWINS” ACRYLIC ON CANVAS, 105x70CM



Join the Conversation

Galerie Sara Lily Perez warmly invites art enthusiasts, critics, and the culturally curious to dive into "Grace and Valor'' a thought-provoking reflection on the roles and representations of women in art, offering perspectives that challenge, inspire, and enchant.


Event Details

  • Opening Reception: March 9th, 2024, 16:00 PM - 20:00 PM | Free Entry

  • Exhibition Dates: March 9th - April 3rd, 2024

  • Location: Galerie Sara Lily Perez, Bikini Berlin, 1st Floor

For further details visit our event page  and follow us on Instagram for live updates and exclusive behind-the-scenes content. Let's celebrate the enduring impact of women on the arts together!

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