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September 22, 2014

New Captain Fin Wetsuits are out now. “They’re the best, around!”

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New Captain Fin Wetsuits from Captain Fin Co. on Vimeo.

7 Seas Wetsuit by VISSLA

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7 Seas Wetsuit from Vissla on Vimeo.

Nomad 1 of 3 :: Japan :: Presented by Adidas Snowboarding

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Julian Wilson boosting, shredding and ripping Lowers to absolute pieces.

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lower trestles from Julian Wilson on Vimeo.

September 21, 2014

New Image Art is proud to present Chaos Pays | HORFEE

Elizabeth McCray

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CHAOS PAYS

Opening Reception Saturday, September 27th, 2014

7pm – 10pm

7920 Santa Monica Blvd.

West Hollywood, CA 90046

www.newimageartgallery.com

“There is a dance that takes place in the shadow of an instant; all creatures of all different periods decide to meet. The ghost of practicing illegal acts is alive in strong lines. The political act against today’s corporate conundrum, a rude way for selfish teenagers to be ignorant, a personal representation of self through the subjective medium of art. Chaos Pays.” – HORFEE


 

New Image Art is proud to present Chaos Pays, the first North American solo exhibition of Beaux Arts graduate and Parisian street artist Horfee. Through drawings, murals, paintings, and object making Horfee explores the creative methods of spontaneity and experimentation that have made his eccentric graffiti and studio work internationally recognized in Europe and abroad. Over the past few years Horfee has exhibited in various prestigious international institutions including the National Gallery in Prague, Kulturhuset Art Center in Stockholm, and the Palais de Tokyo in France among others.

As Horfee has continued to evolve artistically, so has his desire to engage in more concept-driven work within the gallery setting. Drawing influence from historical avant-garde art movements including the Cobra movement, the Gutai group, and Tachisme, Horfee’s paintings evoke a sense of physicality and action that compliment and relate to his work outside the gallery. His semi-abstract paintings are imbued with vibrant color, improvisational brush/spray techniques, and often depict distorted representational references inspired by his fascination with underground comic and zine cultures.

The discipline Horfee gained through actions outdoors must, in his eyes, continue to remain as a major source of inspiration indoors.   Above all, the most important thing beyond the outlines, fill-ins, and travels is to convey the feeling initially had while creating. In the end it’s not about abandoning outside endeavors for inside but rather presenting both in a seamless existence that can be observed for what it is; expression.

September 20, 2014

Nile Marr – Sept issue of Blisss Mag

Elizabeth McCray

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https://www.facebook.com/manmadeproject

September 19, 2014

TARFEST!! Fun & Free Tomorrow SAT. Sept. 20th, 1pm – 8pm : ALL AGES MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL + Silent Auction Sneak Peek

Elizabeth McCray

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FUN & FREE TARFEST !!!!

TOMORROW, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20th, 1-8 pm

FREE//ALL AGES

CONCERT AND ARTS FESTIVAL AT THE LA BREA TAR PITS PARK
5801 WILSHIRE BLVD, LA CA 90036

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STOP BY OUR SPECIAL ON SITE POP-UP GALLERY FROM 1-8PM FEATURING:

:: SPECIAL SILENT ART AUCTION ::
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:: LIMITED EDITION PRINTS BY: SHEPARD FAIREY, MARK WHALEN, LEZLEY SAAR, DEEDEE CHERIEL, VONN SUMNER, NICOLA VERLTO, CAMILLE ROSE GARCIA, VICTOR CASTILLO
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:: ORIGINAL ARTWORK EXHIBITION ::
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GREG (CRAOLA) SIMKINS, TODD CARPENTER, JENNIFER FAIST, JAMES GRIFFITH,
JORGE OSWALDO, VONN SUMNER, ERIC ZAMMIT
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TAPIOCA AND THE FLEA / THE DEAD SHIPS

+ 5 Song Sampler from Artists Playing at Tarfest +

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:: GREG ‘CRAOLA’ SIMKINS
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TarFest is an annual Music and Arts festival produced by LAUNCH at the La Brea Tar Pits public green space, known as Hancock Park. This multi-disciplinary event provides
emerging and established musical and visual artists unique exhibition and performance opportunities uniting all Angelenos in the cultural and geographic core of Los Angeles.

LAUNCH is 501(c)(3) not-for-profit social enterprise that produces, manages and directs events, programs and exhibitions for the purpose of developing artist – audience
relationships throughout important Los Angeles communities. Passionate about promoting
all contemporary art-forms and their hybrids, LAUNCH strives to engage a broad cross section of Angelenos in cultural events that foster mutual understanding and creative expression.

September 18, 2014

Insight Presents: Jared Mell Manic Phantasmic

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Manic Phantasmic from Insight Clothing on Vimeo.

ASTRO A38 LAUNCH | RIME, SABER, DABSMYLA and KRUSH opens September 20, 2014 at Known Gallery

Elizabeth McCray

ASTRO A38 LAUNCH
in collaboration with THE SEVENTH LETTER
Featuring RIME, SABER, DABSMYLA and KRUSH

Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 8-11p

Music by TROUBLEMAKER

Known Gallery
441 North Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

http://knowngallery.com/

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You’re invited to join ASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video game equipment and The Seventh Letter, a renowned gallery/art collective, to celebrate the launch of ASTRO’s A38 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headset.

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SABER (born 1976, Glendale, California) is an American graffiti artist, and painter working in Los Angeles. The Washington Post described him as one of “the best and most respected artists” in his field. Saber is most famous for an exceptionally large piece he did on the concrete bank of the Los Angeles River in 1997.

- saberone.com

RIME – Born 1979 in Brooklyn, New York, Jersey Joe aka RIME spent his early years playing hide and seek with his brothers, getting in trouble, and learning about women from trash found Playboy magazines. The only artistic person in his family, Joe was influenced by the art from Garbage Pail Kid trading cards, Looney Tunes, and characters from the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Baseball card collecting and bike rides up to the comic book store became a thing of the past once graffiti came into the picture. Joe began writing graffiti along his newspaper route in late 1991. Using the name “RIME”, the initial interest soon lead to a full-on obsession that seemed full of possibilities.

After a few arrests as a juvenile in 1995, RIME ended up in New Jersey; a blank canvas filled with a labyrinth of virgin highway walls and trains. Thriving in his new state, RIME began to travel and paint other parts of the USA and Europe. Wanting more, RIME dropped out of college and moved to Los Angeles in 2005. With Los Angeles as his base, RIME continued to paint, exhibit, and teach graffiti to kids from inner city public schools. A habitual traveler, Joe has circled the globe several times over painting and exhibiting in dozens of cities. To Joe, not much is more satisfying than bumming it abroad with a wrinkly, stamp filled passport in your front pocket. Professional Joseph makes a living doing the same shit he does for pleasure. Staying active with work that is a true translation of his personality. Not really into dressed up formalities, RIME would say that you should already know or go figure it out for yourself.

- jerseyjoeart.com

DABSMYLA – A lot of the time when we explain to people what we do and how we work they say… “Man..you work together, and you are a couple! I’d end up killing my girlfriend/boyfriend if we collaborated on everything we did!” I guess we are pretty lucky…two peas in a pod! Two crazy, work-a-holic, mad dorks in a pod! After years of living, painting walls and working together we have only become closer, stronger and even more in sync. Every day we wake up, paint all day…and keep each other entertained with constant chatter and stupid jokes. Who could ask for more out of life!! We are both originally from Melbourne Australia, and have been living and working in LA for the past four years, soaking up the sun and chaos that surrounds us.

- dabsmyla.com

PAUL MERAZ aka KRUSH was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. An early participant of the graffiti art movement in the city and a pioneer of what has become the defining style of one of Los Angeles’ highly respected art cultures. Paul has been a part of the art and graffiti collective Angels Will Rise / The Seventh Letter since it’s inception and his career has taken him through over 3 decades of Art, Design and Art Direction.

- krush.us

PCP presents a new and exclusive print edition by Erin D. Garcia

Elizabeth McCray

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4 SHAPES IN 6 COLORS
Poster Child Prints is excited to announce a new artist and print edition to the PCP roster.
Erin D. Garcia, known for his geometric abstractions and minimalistic elements has created a print set exclusively for Poster Child Prints titled
 “4 Shapes in 6 Colors – Color Rotation 1 & 2”.
This duo of six-color silkscreen prints is crafted in Los Angeles using the finest paper and archival inks.
All prints are signed by Erin, numbered and exclusive to PCP, validated by a certificate of authenticity.

“I think of this as a color rotation piece meaning, between these 2 prints, rules are defined on how color cycles through the piece. Think of rotation 1 as the starting point while rotation 2 acts not only as the second step but as the key to understanding the set of rules that govern how the colors travel.” – Erin D. Garcia

available now: http://posterchildprints.com/

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4 Shapes in 6 Colors – Color Rotation 1

14 x 18 inches

Limited Edition of 50

Six-color hand pulled silkscreen on 100% cotton archival paper.

Prints are embossed with the PCP seal, numbered & signed by Erin D. Garcia

Exclusive to Poster Child Prints, validated by a certificate of authenticity.

$75

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4 Shapes in 6 Colors – Color Rotation 2

14 x 18 inches

Limited Edition of 50

Six-color hand pulled silkscreen on 100% cotton archival paper.

Prints are embossed with the PCP seal, numbered & signed by Erin D. Garcia

Exclusive to Poster Child Prints, validated by a certificate of authenticity.

$75

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Erin D. Garcia is a visual artist based in Los Angeles. Originally from the Deep South, he and his work have both taken a long migratory path with many twists and turns along the way. Garcia’s current work is an exploration of where the human capacity for abstraction intersects or conflicts with the sensory desire for specificity. Each one of his drawings or paintings is part of a process of distillation, and there is a distinct feeling when taken together as a series that they are driving ever closer to a revelatory moment. The process of the work is exceedingly present, the pieces are inextricable from the practice of their generation.

POSTER CHILD PRINTS (PCP) is dedicated to selling limited edition screen prints. We started PCP to make art accessible to collectors of all stripes-from novice enthusiasts to established connoisseurs. PCP sells high-quality prints at modest prices so that art is within reach to all. We work with the artists to create authentic works of art, each piece is individually authenticated to guarantee its uniquely limited status. We deliver the finest prints from a wealth of accomplished artists and rising talent.

 

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