Street Cred : Graffiti Art From Concrete to Canvas | PMCA

May 12 2011 . 08:36pm

The Pasadena Museum of California Art presents
Street Cred : Graffiti Art From Concrete to Canvas at the Pasadena Museum of California Art
May 15, 2011 – September 4, 2011

Opening Recetion:
May 14, 2011
7-10 PM
$5 / Open to the public

Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 E, Union Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
pmcaonline.org

Internationally renowned as one of the most fertile grounds for graffiti art, the City of Angels has its own idiosyncratic graffiti styles created from filtering the innovative New York “wildstyle” through local influences such as gang writing styles. The Los Angeles artists featured in Street Cred currently represent a broad range of genres through their fine art production, from letter-based formalism to Surrealism. Co-curated by Steve Grody and PMCA Exhibition Manager Shirlae Cheng-Lifshin, this exhibition will also include Grody’s photographs from the crucial years of the graffiti scene, providing key insights into the visual “language” of graffiti, its development in Los Angeles, the ways in which the street work informs the canvas work, and how the two worlds interact.

Artists featured in the exhibition include Michael Alvarez, ANGST, AXIS, Chaz Bojórquez, CODAK, CRAOLA, DASH 2000, Ekundayo, EYEONE, HASTE, Paul SKEPT Kanemitsu, Alex Kizu, KOFIE, MAN ONE, MEAR ONE, Juan Carlos Muñoz Hernandez, Jose Lopez, Erick Montenegro, Nicnak, PUSH, RISK, Jeff Soto, Evan Skrederstu, RETNA, REVOK, SABER, SHANDU, Jesse Simon, SINER, and ZES.

This exhibition is curated by PMCA Exhibition Manager Shirlae Cheng-Lifshin and graffiti historian Steve Grody.

Made possible in part by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division.

Additional support has been provided by 33third / Mid-City Arts and Brandy and Ed Sweeney.
 

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The Ronin Gallery : METALLUM | Kofie and Codak

June 03 2009 . 04:33am

The Ronin Gallery is proud to present:
METALLUM
An Exhibition of Architectural Patterns on Found Metal Objects
From mix media artists: Kofie and Codak
Curated by Zury Ponce 


Works include:
Interior & Exterior mural colaboration, Edition of 20 2-color screen prints,
over 40 painted file boxes & 40+ new works on found metal by Codak & myself.

Friday June, 5th from 7-11pm.
The Ronin Gallery  

1924 Echo Park Ave 

Los Angeles CA 90026 

p:323.284.8782
info@theroningallery.com

Show Info:
KEEP DRAFTING
theroningallery.com

FREE Soundtrack Download for the show

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