Delightfully Weird Images by Tatong Recheta Torres

Suspension

Suspension

Until he was 11 years old, Tatong Recheta Torres  wished he could be a superhero and fly, take himself off into another realm, transform.  Instead life happened,  bringing with it all its attendant ordinariness

Blame It On The Mirror

Blame It On The Mirror

and routine.    Lucky for us, despite the physical impossibility of fulfilling this childhood desire, Tatong- the-now- grown-up- artist wistfully revisits these long-ago longings  in his latest exhibit, The Most Genuine Regret, on view at Art Informal in Greenhills. 

Tatong’s art has always been about his incursions into a fantastic, alternate world,  at once fascinating and

Duo Eradicat

Duo Eradicat

horrifying.  He transfixes as much as he makes us recoil, until slowly,  we come to accept this parrallel reality.  What at first seems like pistules festering on rotting flesh acquire the patina of the commonplace.  Decayed matter turn into objects of beauty, leaving us captivated.  Tatong sucks us into his universe.  And here, enthralled,  we choose to stay.

The Great Reward

The Great Reward

Red Card Galore

Red Card Galore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 1 to 5

Figure 1 to 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fly Factotum

Fly Factotum

 

 

 

 

 

The Most Genuine Regret by Tatong Recheta Torres is at Art Informal from 11 December 2008 to 11 January 2009.  227 Connecticut St., East Greenhills, Mandaluyong City, (632)725-8518

www.artinformal.com

 

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