Mercedes Helnwein: East of Eden

"With her new exhibition, Mercedes Helnwein lets loose again the strange and addictive world that inhabits her drawing table..." Thus begins the press release written by actor and art collector Jason Lee. To read the full press release go here. I've posted about Mercedes many times in the past, she is a known favorite of mine for her Alice in Wonderland-like cinematic drawings. Now you will have a chance to see her work at her upcoming show, titled East of Eden at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery on LaBrea Ave, opening reception Saturday Novemver 21, 8-11pm. While you are waiting watch this lovely movie chronicling the birth of one of her pieces.