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OVER OVER THREE DECADES OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.
April 6 - June 1, 2007
Palm Springs, CA

Evocative Arts Gallery
presents:

Revealed
Erotic mixed media paintings by Michael Hinkle

Michael Hinkle with his work Love
Photo credit: Jay Jorgensen

Free admission.

Opening reception: Friday, April 6th, from 6 - 9 PM

Murray Specktor — owner/director of Evocative Arts Gallery — is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition featuring the engaging mixed-media paintings of Michael Hinkle. A native of Palm Springs, California, Michael Hinkle’s artwork reaches out to a diverse international audience.

Many of Michael’s pieces begin with a basic nude photograph; often a torso shot of himself, and evolve in a natural flow from there. The photos are adhered to the canvas and altered with a mixed-media process that involves the inclusion of purely abstract elements, adding both texture and color to the overall piece, and the very effective use of graffiti-like imagery to help tell the story and further render each finished piece as a special moment captured in time.

Hinkle's paintings often deal with current events, the subjective nature of art, and issues such as censorship. The tasteful erotic appeal of his paintings are sure to be pleasing to many viewers.

Evocative Arts Gallery
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM and by appointment.
170 E. Tahquitz, Palm Springs, CA 92262  Map 
314.664.6644
Evocative Arts Gallery Website

Michael Hinkle
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"Yes, I consider my work pornography. Pornography means to stimulate peoples' sexual feelings, and I'm always very aware of that. My motive is lower than art." — Tom of Finland from the MSC Finland Website.