Pretty Toxic Thing, Katie Brightside, Delivers ‘Bad Romance’ at Mondrian Los Angeles’ Iconic Magic Box | New

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 28, 2022–

Artlounge Collective presents its third art exhibition at Mondrian Los Angeles with artist and designer Katie Brightside. Bad Romance. The redefined wallpaper collection is on display at the hotel’s Magic Box exhibit, June 3 through August 1, 2022. A new hand-painted mural by the artist appears at the entrance to Skybar Los Angeles through november.

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Artist Katie Brightside and Artlounge Collective founder K. Ryan Henisey laugh at the ‘Bad Romance’ mural at the entrance to Skybar in Mondrian Los Angeles. (Photo: BusinessWire)

Bad Romance blends lyrical illustrations with fairytale wonders to create a new world of highly imaginative artwork. In addition to the redesigned wallpaper art and wall installation, Brightside has created a matching oracle card and coloring book set based on the Bad Romance works of art.

The artist’s layered compositions incorporate artistic application of design and wallpaper, reinventing pretty things that are also toxic. Mushrooms, angel’s trumpets, butterflies and skulls combine with other beautiful but “eco-friendly” flora and fauna to present a vibrant display in vivid colors and metallics.

Bad Romance is a portal to the world of imagination,” says Brightside. “Each pretty toxic thing is a beautiful microcosm unto itself, rich in symbolism. The illustrations, mural and oracle cards are meant to inspire. They encourage others to look beyond the scary and find the beauty in the variety of life.

Each piece in Brightside’s collection is a one-of-a-kind work of art printed on metallic wallpapers. Golds, silvers and coppers are covered in contemporary pinks and turquoises, highlighting each illustration through blocked compositions.

“You can feel the magic behind Katie’s work,” says K. Ryan Henisey, the artist and entrepreneur behind Artlounge Collective. “She has created a delicate and unique world that invites you to explore all its depths. Each illustration touches on the next, creating windows into a fully developed view of the beautiful and the dangerous.

from Brightside Bad Romance the mural features recurring elements from the art exhibit, with hummingbirds, butterflies, and flowers framing a handcuff. Local West Hollywood artists helped with the large-scale artwork, paintings sponsored by Dunn Edwards.

Brightside ( @welcometothebrightside ) is a local resident and recently received a 2022 City of West Hollywood Public Arts Grant, among other accomplishments. Brightside Fine Art is the third production at Mondrian Los Angeles for fine art retailer and artist management company, Artlounge Collective. Led by artist and entrepreneur K. Ryan Henisey, Artlounge Collective ( @artloungecollective ) now showcases artwork in multiple venues across the Los Angeles area, including a brand new location in La Brea/Beverly, Mondrian Los Angeles, and The Artist Tree, West Hollywood.

All the works of Bad Romance are available through Artlounge Collective.

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