Study for Too Many Wishes on a Found Penny by Gail Potocki, Symbolist oil painting on canvas
Gail Potocki’s study for her large-scale Symbolist painting Too Many Wishes on a Found Penny, oil on canvas, 2018. Framed dimensions measure 25.5 x 21.75 inches. This artwork is presented professionally framed and arrives accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Gail Potocki (b. 1961) is a contemporary artist whose work crosses multiple boundaries: she has been lauded by popular media (Huffington Post, Mother Jones) and pop culture art journalists (Juxtapoz, Hi Fructose), as well as celebrated in traditional art media (The New York Art World, American Artist). The paintings of Gail Potocki have been exhibited in galleries worldwide, as well as in notable and internationally distinguished institutions including The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Minneapolis Museum of Art, The Art Gallery of Toronto, and the H.R. Giger Museum in Switzerland. Potocki’s paintings have been on the covers of numerous books and magazines, and her collected works have been documented in the hardcover monographs The Union of Hope and Sadness (Olympian Publishing, 2006) and Freaks (Century Guild, 2017). A documentary on her creative process titled No Witness in the Slaying of a Memory is currently in production and is expected to be completed in 2019. Born and raised in Detroit, Potocki lives and works in Chicago.
"Brilliant occult portraits from the Symbolist underworld of the 21st century. More than just paintings, Gail Potocki conducts seances on canvas."
- Grant Morrison, author and psychic revolutionary
"A really fantastic artist... It's refreshing to see a modern painter that has a classic, romantic touch and the skills to add a fresh facet of expression to the new period of Realism."
- Robert Williams, legendary painter and founder of Juxtapoz magazine