The Lovers (after Magritte)

photo from Confusion is Sex #3, by Dino Dinco

photo from Confusion is Sex #3, by Dino Dinco

"Allison Wyper and Rebecca Hernandez chose to re-enact an iconic painting with The Lovers (after Magritte). The reference to frustrated or cloaked desires was apropos of course, and also made for some incredibly sexy and picturesque images in front of the steel bars of the Sepulveda Dam."

-Carol Cheh, Another Righteous Transfer!

Exhibition history:

  • 2014: Orange County Museum of Art gala with Rebecca Hernandez
  • 2013:
    • presented with Intimate Performances at Mobius (Cambridge, MA), with Alissa Cardone
    • Confusion Is Sex #3, Sepulveda Dam, Los Angeles, with Rebeca Hernandez, curated by Dino Dinco, Dawn Kasper, Oscar Santos (info)
    • Perform Chinatown, Chung King Road, Los Angeles, with Esther Baker-Tarpaga, Hind Benali, and Rebeca Hernandez, curated by Alejandra Herrera and Jamie McMurry
Inspiration: The Lovers, Rene Magritte

Inspiration: The Lovers, Rene Magritte

photos (above) courtesy of Alejandra Herrera, Jorge Espinoza, Dino Dinco, Michael Cunanan, and Margaret Bellafiore