Jasmine Becket-Griffith juxtaposes fantasy & psychology in solo show at Corey Helford Gallery

Corey Helford Gallery premiered ​Jasmine Becket-Griffith​’s newest solo show, ​Magical Thinking, on ​Saturday, July 28 in the ​Main Gallery​. This is Becket-Griffith’s second solo show with Corey Helford. Two years in the making,​ Magical Thinking premieres twenty new acrylic paintings and over a dozen small-scale studies, as well as the debut of her first-ever large-scale sculptural installation. “I love the term ‘Magical Thinking,’” says Becket-Griffith. “It has the unapologetically optimistic feel of being a euphemistic term for ‘positive vibes,’ but it is also technically a psychological disorder indicating the inappropriately fallacious attribution of cause and effect between actions and events, with sometimes sinister implications. Being a painter, a (very) amateur philosopher, and a dilettante in various scientific and mathemati

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