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Le Roy Art Gallery is the worlds first 3D Gallery. Recently opened and a newcomer for the Artists Open Houses 2019. Situated in a 3 storey 1780 fisherman’s cottage, the building, restored back to its former glory is an ideal setting for Sara le Roy’s darkly humurous fairy tale painting series ‘3D Tales’Old school red/blue 3D glasses need to be worn to see the effect which allows visitors to explore through narrow corridors & stairs at their own pace, to interact with paintings in a whole new way.
le Roy portray’s fantasy characters with a twist, Disney but not as we know it. Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Tinkerbell find themselves in the disenchanted here and now, wandering through mental wards, hospitals and crime scenes. Her work can be understood as a gothic yet modern psychedellic revision of traditional fairy tales. Gothic pop art plays with love, sexuality, religion and myths. The dwarves use heroin while Ariel walks the streets. The 3D glasses augment this effect; we literally go through the looking glass!
Sara le Roy is a Dutch artist living & working in Brighton. The gallery was recently in the press when Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon visited the gallery twice to buy paintings. Le Roy has exhibited worldwide, including Aeroplastics Contemporary in Brussels and State-Of -The-Art Gallery in Hong Kong. Nationally, including the Threadneedle Prize & Royal Society of Portrait Painters at the prestegious Mall Galleries, London. Her work is held in private and corporate collections across the world.