POMP featured a range of new work by Deborah Oropallo, including pieces from her Guise and Wild Wild West series where she addresses the issue of adornment, pageantry, and costume. The Guise series is focused on 17th century portraits of aristocrats, emperors, and kings mingled with erotic costumes found on the web, while her Wild Wild West work plays on collective notions of American West pop mythology. (image: Blue Belle, 2 of 6, 2010, tapestry. Courtesy of the artist and Magnolia Editions, Oakland)…read more