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Last night in New York City, Rebecca Dayan celebrated the opening of her first solo show, entitled Assumption. The exhibition marks Dayan’s first solo presentation in New York and features new paintings that explore the intriguing parallels between classic religious interpretations of the Virgin Mary and eroticism. Dayan uses watercolor paints as a medium create a series of portraits which show reinterpreted images of Mary in a new erotic light, posed for by women of the likes of Lola Kirke, Tali Lennox, Carlotta Kohl, Camilla Deterre, Alix Brown, and more… The exhibition will be on view until Sunday, October 11 at the Catherine Ahnell Gallery, located at 66 Grand Street, in New York City.

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