Tempus Projects is currently featuring Head Cream, consisting of recent works by artist Neil Bender. Head Cream is an assortment of paper objects floating a disjointed stage of flattened, painted limbs.
“The aim of the work is to seduce and give pleasure through imagery that is social and accessible, that loves the idea of surface as a way of picturing honest yet mischievous belief systems,” notes the Tempus website. “The work is a communicative device that takes imagery that is exploited by our popular culture and forms a new interface for open dialogue, with an interest in pleasure, sensuality, and black humor as the starting points. Through a restructuring of provocative images, he hopes to open up new contents that are potentially morally questionable.”
Tempus Projects is located at 4636 North Florida Avenue in Tampa.