Show – 5-24-2019 “Novel Art” at Mulvane Art Museum, 1700 SW Jewell Ave, Topeka, KS 66621

The summer long double feature of "Brave New World", by Ian Young, and "100 Years Of Solitude",  by Michael Young were featured in the Adeline Peers Gallery.  The two original paining series were based on the famous novels by Aldous Huxley, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, both on loan to the university by collector Fred Whitehead, of Kansas City, Kansas.  They were on display from May 24th, to October 12th, 2019.  A reception was held on September 6th and a discussion of the art was held on September 18th.  Click to see Brave New World paintings and read story cliff notes.

All twelve "Brave New World" original paintings.

All ten "100 Years Of Solitude" original paintings

Art director Connie Gibbons speaking during the painting discussion on September 18th, 2019.

Ian Young (left), Fred Whitehead (middle), Michael Young (right), during Sept. 6th reception.

Guests at the Mulvane enjoying the series.

With paperback books of the series, click image.

Setlist of original paintings displayed:

A. "Brave New World", by Ian Young, c. 2018

  1. Prelude: Once Upon A Time In The American Southwest, The Untold Story

  2. Central Hatcheries Unit: Henry Foster's Nursery, Where The Human Beings Are Grown

  3. Mond's Speech: Introduction, Everyone Belongs To Everyone Else

  4. Alcohol In The Surrogate?: Bernard Marx, The Random Error

  5. John: Back On The Reservation, The Greeting Of The Savage

  6. Scandal: The Illegitimate Child, And The Deportation Of Thomas Grahm Bell

  7. Tour Of Civilization: Explanation Of Bokonavsky's Process, The Cloning Of The Twins

  8. Orgy Porgy: The Love Triangle Of Lenina Crowell, Dating And Sex In The 21st Century

  9. Death Appreciation Interrupted: The Not-So-Peaceful-Passing Of Linda Lisinko

  10. Oh, Brave New World: The Riot Of The Deltas, Violence During Medication Time

  11. Verdict: Two Islands And A Lighthouse, The Sentencing Of Mustapha Mond

  12. South By Southwest: The Mockumentary, And The Electro-shredding Of The Lighthouse Footage

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One Hundred Years Of Solitude, by Michael Young, c. 2016

  1. A New Discovery

  2. A Typical Day In Macondo

  3. Insomnia Outbreak

  4. Gold In Statue

  5. The Death Train

  6. The Ice Plant

  7. The Attack

  8. The Big Rain

  9. The Aftermath

  10. The Golden Child

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