December 12th, 2010 | Wreck the Walls @ Subliminal Projects

Wreck the Walls
Subliminal Projects Gallery
1331 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
coordinates: 34.07224,-118.250747

opening: December 11th, 2010 | 5-9pm

duration: December 11th – January 15th, 2010

admission: free

Wreck the Walls includes works by over 30 artists, established and emerging, who have helped shape the artistic spirit influenced by their times. Rebellious pioneers of their artistic genres, who come from a background where there are few rules and anything is possible, have helped pave the way for a younger generation of artists who are influenced by their prevailing subculture. From gallery to street art, this show expresses each artist’s divergence and individuality, offering a visual cornucopia of painting, photog- raphy, mixed media, works on paper, digital prints, sculpture, graphic design, and illustration.

This show seeks to allow the viewer a window into the myriad worlds of a group of artists whose careers span over two cultural generations, and whose individual visions create a disjointed mosaic. Their works recall the vastly differing self-perceptions cultivated in a patchwork art world constantly seeking to define and redefine itself. Wreck the Walls embraces the multiple identities of the artistic practice, and rather than seeking to congeal the complex layers of artistic vision that make up the culture, the show cele- brates distinct perceptions by juxtaposing artists, whether established or emerging, who reject uniformity in a culture that defies singular classification.

Participating Artists: Alan Shaffer, Alejandro Gehry, Andy Moses, Bertil Petersson, Billy Al Bengston, Blek Le Rat, Craig Stecyk, Curtis Kulig, David Ellis, David Yow, Ed Moses, Ellwood T. Risk, Erik Foss, Eric Schwartz, Eric White, Evan Hecox, Greg Lamarche, Jason Alper, John Van Hamersveld, Laddie John Dill, Larry Bell, Martha Cooper, Monica Canilao, Retna, Robbie Conal, Ryan McGinness, Ryan Travis Christian, Skullphone, Swoon, Tim Biskup, Vanessa Prager
-from website

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full set of images on flickr…

Andy Moses: Tai Pi

Andy Moses: Tai Pi, Ulithi | Bertil Petersson: Untitled

Laddie John Dill: Light Trap

Martha Cooper: Happy Holidays by Jayson & Richie

Ryan McGinness: Untitled [BH48in.2]

Ryan McGinness: Monoprint 13 | Retna: Dejo En La Calle

Curtis Kulig: Untitled


Erik Foss: Untitled

Shepard Fairey

all images shot with a Canon EOS 5D MKII w/ a 24-70mm f/2.8L and flipped in Apple’s Aperture 3.

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