Take Me Away From This Lonesome Town: A Conversation with Euan Roberts

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Take Me Away From This Lonesome Town is Euan Roberts’s first exhibition with Antler Gallery in Portland, and for such a forlorn inducing title, the show is far from friendless. Roberts gaggle of characters comprises a convivial group of creatures–a hat topped black bear, a sharp toothed shark, a technological savvy pup, so on and so forth. His simplistic and cartoonish style is in honor of the animal kingdom, for which we as humans are a part of. His creatures are metaphors to deal with the heaviness of our lives–toxic masculinity, the imminent collapse of our climate and environment, the desire to be at peace. Explored through the animal in all of us, is centered around what it means to…

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