Jeffrey Beauchamp "Immigration is the Sincerest Form of Flattery"
June 5 — July 3, 2008

“This new body of work is the jolly culmination of many years of dissembling and self-denial. I‘ve wanted to paint the figure forever but couldn’t solve the problem of fitting people and things into my increasingly hectic landscapes without a nagging feeling of contrivance. More troubling, as soon as undeniably narrative elements appeared (yup, that’s clearly a naked lady now and a Playmobile pirate toy) I crossed over from the Happy Color World of Maybe into the Land of Loaded Meanings.