LA: Save The Date – “Matter of Time ” exhibit by Gregory Siff

Posted by The G on October 17, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy | Comments are off for this article

Photo courtesy of Gregory Siff.

Matter of Time by Gregory Siff at Gallery Brown in Los Angeles. Opens October 20, 2012.

Hey LA!  Make sure you reserve October 20, 2012 for the opening night reception of artist Gregory Siff’s latest exhibit “Matter of Time.”

Opening night will take place at Gallery Brown, located at 140 South Orlando in Los Angeles from 6 – 8 pm pn October 20, 2012 and the show will run through November 10, 2012.

Tell them G sent ya!

NYC: Save the Date – “Quality Of Life” Exhibit

Posted by The G on September 17, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy | Comments are off for this article

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Quality of Life – Opening Reception – September 27, 2012.

New York!  You’ve seen the work of Phil, BEAU, Womp, Sabio, Katsu, Pixote and Jim Joe on the streets, whether you were aware of it or not.  You can now match faces to names or more probably match names to their art at the exhibit “Quality of Life,” which will be held at Poppington, Damon Dash’s downtown factory.

Quality of Life” will be curated by BEAU, David Barnett and David Chang.  The opening reception will take place on September 27, 2012 at 7 PM at Poppington, which is located at 60 Orchard Street in Manhattan.

See you there!

Los Angeles – Save the Date: “Adrift” by Joshua Petker

Posted by The G on June 1, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy | Comments are off for this article

Photo courtesy of LeBasse Projects.

Adrift by Joshua Petker

"Adrift" by Joshua Petker. Showing at LeBasse Projects in Los Angeles from June 9 - July 7, 2012

Los Angeles.

You are not going to want to miss “Adrift” by Joshua Petker at LeBasse Projects.  For Joshua’s first solo exhibit at LeBasse Projects, he is presenting a series of conceptual works.

You’ll recognize the vivid colors that are distinctive in Joshua’s works, but for “Adrift,” Petker will display nautical themed paintings as well as a companion series of portraits.

I will be at the opening night reception which will take place on June 9, 2012 from 6 – 9 PM, so please say hello if you see me.

LeBasse Projects is located at 6023 Washington Blvd. in Culver City, CA.

“Adrift” by Joshua Petker will run from June 9 – July 7, 2012.

NYC: Save The Date – “RePrint” at Hendershot Gallery

Posted by The G on May 16, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy, Street Art | Comments are off for this article

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"Reprint" at Hendershot Gallery in NYC. Opens May 23, 2012.

New York!  If you’re a lover of street art, you’re not going to want to miss this all-star exhibit.  Here are the details:

The Hendershot Gallery (located at 195 Chrystie Street) is showing “RePrint” featuring the work of Anthony Lister, ASVP, Chris Stain, Clown Soldier, Gaia, Gilf!, Icy & Sot, Imminent Disaster, Judith Supine, Know Hope, Labrona, Paul Insect, Other and many more.

The opening night reception will be May 23, 2012 from 6 – 8 pm.

See you there!

LA – Save the Date – Xvala Presents “The Kim Kardashian Party”

Posted by The G on March 16, 2012 under Street Art | Comments are off for this article

Photo courtesy of Xvala.

The Kim Kardashian Party. March 17, 2012

Los Angeles.  Once in a lifetime does an event this epic come along, so whatever you are doing on March 17, 2012 – cancel it immediately because here’s where you need to be:  1460 Naud Street for Xvala’s “the Kim Kardashian Party.”

Here’s more on the event:

Fear Google artist XVALA will be exhibiting his latest collection of work created from trash found while “dumpster-diving” through the trash bins of Kim Kardashian. The Kim Kardashian Party exhibit will feature his latest sculpture of the celebrity’s emotionlessly deflated basketball and will be held at a rooftop event in Los Angeles this weekend.

“Slammed and Dunked,” a life-size fabricated sculpture of the basketball salvaged from the celebrity’s residential trash, was primarily inspired by Kardashian’s recent failed marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries and the questioned authenticity of their acclaimed marriage.

The sculpture was created out of a ‘recycled resin’ formulated from remaining leftover garbage that was also collected from the Kardashians’ trash bin. Also, a part of the collection is candid mobile phone self-portraits of the reality star that she took for Twitter and Instagram, which are backed with aluminum, also partially recycled from her personal garbage. “By deleting everything that reveals who she really is, Kim Kardashian actually reveals her true self,” said XVALA, “You can always learn something about someone by looking at their garbage, and Kim produces a lot of garbage.”

The Karsdashian trash sculpture is the latest installment in a series of work created from the dumpster-diving of tech icons and celebrities worldwide in order to retrieve information and material in support of XVALAs vision. Through this process, XVALA has become a local hero for tech junkies due to his recent coverage and success in the media for dumpster-diving Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Apple’s Steve Jobs, who passed away a day after the release of his personal trash.

XVALA is an American artist whose stated goal is to “disappear from the Internet.” His “Fear Google” sticker (first appearing in Silicon Valley and now appearing nationwide) is the first street art sticker designed for the “Post-PC Era.” It launched in 2010, the same year as Apple’s iPad and other Post-PC devices. XVALA‘s street works, paintings, sculptures, drawings, and Internet ideas point to society’s growing inability to disconnect from the Internet.

The upcoming The Kim Kardashian Party rooftop event is located 1460 Naud St. Los Angeles, CA 90012. The event is curated by Wil Atkinson and JB Jones of The Site UnScene. The Site UnScene works and promotes artists in the Los Angeles area in new and unique ways.

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