What Were Some of the Themes in the "Fallen Angels" Art Exhibit?


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The "Fallen Angels" art exhibit at the C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore featured artworks based on the theme of humans struggling with their real and existential failings. A single painting addressed the Biblical theme of the original fallen angel, Satan.

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The exhibit included paintings and photographs, such as the painting "The Scream" by Darrell Wilcox and photographs of graffiti by Leland Rice. Wilcox's painting portrays a screaming man surrounded by crumbling buildings and people engaged in acts such as drug use and murder. Other artworks included theme-oriented takes on Greek mythological tales, such as those involving Icarus and Pandora's box.

The exhibit was presented as a counter-statement to the "Angels of the Vatican" exhibit at the Walters Art Gallery.

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