Mondo Releasing Greg Ruth TWIN PEAKS Art Show for SXSW

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THE ART OF GREG RUTH: A TWIN PEAKS INTERPRETATION

A SPECIAL GALLERY EVENT AT SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST

Austin, TX – February 11, 2019 – Mondo is excited to announce their next gallery show “The Art of Greg Ruth - A Twin Peaks Interpretation” featuring over sixty new prints by artist Greg Ruth inspired by the iconic SHOWTIME® series from Mark Frost & David Lynch. The opening gallery event will take place on Friday, March 8 from 6 – 10pm, and will remain on display through March 12 for regular gallery hours (Mondo Gallery, 4115 Guadalupe St). All giclée prints will be available at the gallery for purchase starting opening night, and remaining prints will be released online each month through August on Mondo’s website.

“We were blown away by the art Greg had done online for Twin Peaks as a fan, so we wanted to find a way to get that work out into the world,” said Creative Director Mitch Putnam. “When the idea of a gallery show came up, we knew having all of the pieces in one room was too good to pass up.”

Commenting on his inspiration for the show, artist Greg Ruth said “Twin Peaks changed everything in the spring of 1990, and I was mesmerized by its weekly soap-opera format and brilliant dance between mystery, comedy and romance and a kind of horror that had never before existed on the small screen. It influenced a generation of admirers and later inspired me to use it as a short series of portraits of the various keys characters as I tested my new love of graphite work under the umbrella of my self-assigned weekly drawing series, The 52 Weeks Project. When Twin Peaks aired on SHOWTIME® recently, it sparked an even more enthusiastic and complex series of original drawings that still seems inexhaustible. It is a wellspring of totems, symbols, storytelling and character that is unmatched by any other contenders out there. Twin Peaks continues to be a deep inspiration for me personally, and it is nothing short of the most insanely fantastic honor imaginable to be able to launch this print series and gallery show. If I could only whisper in my ear 27 years ago with the promise of this… “

The online release schedule for the Twin Peaks prints, each series contains five giclée prints:

MARCH 21: Series 1 + 2 + 3

APRIL 11: Series 4 + 5

MAY 9: Series 6 + 7

JUNE 13: Series 8 + 9

JULY 11: Series 10 + 11

AUGUST 15: Series 12

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