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"Peter Gronquist’s 2013 installation “Self-Portrait,” at Brooklyn’s ArtNow NY. An effigy of the artist is suspended in midair after apparently being catapulted through the windshield of an actual car by the force of a head-on collision with a deer. A Converse sneaker has been knocked off one of his feet, and shards of glass hang ominously around him on strings. Gronquist explained that the project took months to complete, and involved finding the old car on Craigslist and discovering the difficulty of smashing it up (he showed ARTINFO footage of slamming it into a tree). Gronquist said the idea of depicting a crash as a self-portrait came to him in a near dream state several years ago, and is reminiscent of the way the creative process feels sometimes. The asking price on the work is $150,000.” - via blouinartinfo
Take a last look at all the work that hasn’t sold in Tarot: Art of Fortune curated by Warholian’s Michael Cuffe - this is the last chance for the public to be able to purchase this work while the show is still up (last exhibition day today)!
View available work here: http://www.moderneden.com/collections/tarot
Or swing by Modern Eden Gallery before 6pm today to see the work in person!
UK based artist Charming Baker has his first Los Angeles based solo exhibition opening tonight in Los Angeles at Milk Studios | Los Angeles. ”Lie Down I Think I Love You” features a multitude of works by the artist, all dealing with the inner struggle of nature vs. the modern world.
The exhibition celebrates it’s opening on March 21st, 2013 (tonight 6pm - 9pm) and runs through the 23rd at Milk Studios in Los Angeles - 855 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90038 - phone (323) 469-8900
"No Can Left Behind" show by Can Love at 941 Geary Preview… check out the show tonight!
June 16 - July 28, 2012
Canlove is an LA-based Graffiti Recycling Organization founded and managed by creative partners DJ Neff and Paul Ramirez. The non-profit kicked off over two years back, but the guiding inspiration had an earlier birth. Neff, a graffiti artist who started in the nineties describes the idea as part of a natural evolution of his interest in spray paint: “I wanted to understand the can better than anything - to make it do everything. There are too many cans everywhere to not use them,” says Ramirez, “Canlove is much bigger than a couple of people. We’re going to need a lot of help to bring our bigger vision to life.”
"No Can Left Behind" will be the first large scale installation of the artist collaborative. This show exemplifies the full process of graffiti itself, taking the tools that have enabled street art culture and allowing them to stand alone as new visual art.
Tonight Clique (an group of emerging artists) presents “Not Your Average Art Show” in which there is no set price for the artwork for sale. The gallery functions in a “silent auction” style where buyers can pick up some amazing art at incredible prices. We’re most definitely stopping by!
For more information visit the FB event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/349057261821759/
Check out our EXCLUSIVE studio preview with Greg “Craola” Simkins and his latest body of work exhibited at Merry Karnowsky gallery entitled “Cloud Theory”! Pictures by Warholian's own, Birdman Photos.
"Lingering with Lichtenstein" by photographer Michael Cuffe
Rouen Cathedral Set V by Roy Lichtenstein
painting | oil and Magna on canvas
These paintings can be seen at SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) on the second floor.
More info on the work:
63 5/8 in. x 141 7/8 in. x 1 3/4 in. (161.61 cm x 360.36 cm x 4.45 cm)
Gift of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson
© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
"Rothko Couple" by photographer Michael Cuffe
This painting can be seen at SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) on the second floor.
American, born Latvia (Dvinsk, [now Daugavpils], Latvia, 1903 - 1970, New York City, New York)
No. 14, 1960
painting | oil on canvas
Justin Giarla owner of White Walls, Shooting Gallery and 941 Geary took us on an exclusive walk through of his new gallery space recently. Remodeling has started and we’re looking forward to the future or White Walls and Shooting Gallery at this undisclosed location.
Photos by Michael Cuffe for Warholian: http://www.Facebook.com/MikeCuffe
Recently LA Taco hosted at show at the West Hollywood based Lomography Gallery Store - LA! Featuring work from Warholian's own Birdman, and notable photographers Reserve Result, Erwin Recinos, Tom Andrews, & Brandon Shigeta. Another nice review by Keisha Raines… check the story and pictures out now!