BWW Previews: Craig LaRotonda 'Out of The Light of Darkness' at Sacred Gallery

BWW Previews: Craig LaRotonda 'Out of The Light of Darkness' at Sacred Gallery

BWW Previews: Craig LaRotonda 'Out of The Light of Darkness' at Sacred Gallery

Sacred Gallery in New York City is pleased to announce its upcoming show, Out of The Light of Darkness, Craig LaRotonda's latest body of work. The exhibition will be on display from July 12th through August 13th. Sacred Gallery is located in Soho at 424 Broadway on the 2nd floor. The gallery is free and open to the public daily from noon to 8:00 pm. The artist's reception will be on Saturday, July 12th from 8:00pm to 11:00 pm.

LaRotonda offers an interpretation of man's exploration of sacred and profane through the lens of an untainted humanity. He presents the search for the divine through a unique pallet that strips the human subject of eccentricities and shows the bare character juxtaposed against the somber expression of sacred iconography. Sacred Gallery invites the public to join in the journey that LaRotonda has displayed as his characters quest for the answers that man has sought since time immemorial.

LaRotonda stated, "In my show Out of The Light of Darkness, I continue to explore the theme of humanity's search for enlightenment. I see these works as transportation for the mind rooted neither in time nor place." He also said that the series of work explores the duality and complexity of existence, searching for answers to the universal questions of its meaning.

Sacred Gallery NYC was established in December of 2009 by gallery director Kevin Wilson. The gallery's mission is to exhibit a diversity works and artists. Over the last three and a half years, Sacred has featured graffiti artists, painters, photographers, print makers, comic book artists, documenters, and many other types of artists using a variety of mediums, including blood and live performance graffiti.

The gallery prides itself on the accommodations that are provided to the diverse communities of artists that New York City and the world have to offer. Sacred Gallery and its sister business, Sacred Tattoo, have been featured with the BBC, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, MTV, TLC, New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Daily News, various tattoo magazines, and many other forms of news and media.

Sacred Gallery NYC, 424 Broadway 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013
You can visit their web site at For purchase inquiries, please email the gallery director at

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Artist


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