WAN·DER·LUST

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See more of Reka Nyari’s work at WAN·DER·LUST, a group exhibition currently on view through the end of May at 72 Wooster Street in Soho.

(c) Reka Nyari

 

(c) Reka Nyari

 

 

(c) Reka Nyari

 

About the Artist
Reka Nyari was born in 1979 to a Finnish mother and Hungar
ian father, she started painting even before she could walk or talk. This led her to New York to study painting at SVA at the age of 17. Her love for photography started when she began modeling after graduating from school and traveling and working in Asia and Europe. Reka moved back to NYC in 2004 and shoots fashion editorials, campaigns, CD covers, artistic portraits and erotic photography. Her work has been exhibited in galleries in the US and Europe. See more of her work at www.rekanyari.com.

About WAN·DER·LUST
WAN·DER·LUST is a group exhibition about the irresistible urge to adventure beyond that which is familiar and to travel the boundaries of space and time. The collective narrative in WAN·DER·LUST is informed by the journey’s unknown; inspired by the surprise of any given moment. The work is meant to inspire a state of constant flow and transformation. Through these works on paper, canvas, photography, sculpture and furniture the artists express the human craving for discovery. The work explores artistic expression and collaboration, using every materials and resource to satiate the most basic need for creation and storytelling.

This collection of fine art, experimental photography, unique furniture design and more truly embodies New York City’s underground art scene. The opening preview event on April 16th will feature cutting edge artifacts, fine jewelry, and fashion, in addition to great music and a lively party. This eclectic collection of New York’s artistic spirit will encapsulate in pieces. Be provoked. Be inspired. Experience WAN·DER·LUST.

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  1. Chris Ippus May 8, 2013 at 9:26 am #

    I used to like Reka’s work until seeing her editorial story based on the Dominique Strauss scandal. It depicts an older man and a younger hotel maid. The man is shown forcing herself on the maid and a few images in the maid succumbs to her uncontrollable lusts. It was very well photographed but trite fashion nonsense at best, dangerous promotion of rape culture at worst. Frankly, I had expected more from her than this socially irresponsible commentary on a very serious situation, and from a fellow woman no less. It is getting tiring and frustrating that there are so few erotic photographers who apply intelligent, sex positive values to their work.

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