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Update: Camille Rose Garcia

For those that missed out on purchasing one of the Camille Rose Garcia (interviewed) designed LP’s from the Melvins, it sounds like you still have a chance to pick up some swag. She will be adding new goodies to her webstore every friday (including a section for items under $100), including select limited items from her personal archive. Even more exciting is the fact that she is a running raffle for all who places an order from now until December 15th for a chance at some prizes (aka […]

Update: Camille Rose Garcia

If you have been following Camille Rose Garcia’s (interviewed) work closely, you will see that some clowns have been making it into her paintings. As evidence that the artistic spark and inspiration can come from anywhere, she recently revealed in her blog that some clown dolls (seen below) she bought on eBay (after her show at Michael Kohn) have been haunting her dreams and henceforth appeared in her imagery. Look for a full explanation and more examples here. Discuss Camille Rose Garcia here.

Preview: “Lush Life Four” @ Roq La Rue

Tomorrow night at Roq La Rue, the fourth rendition of their Lush Life group show will open with a diverse mix of artists including Camille Rose Garcia, Chris Berens (above), Madeline Von Foerster, Travis Louie, Glenn Barr, Ti Kunkit, Seamus Conley, Annie Owens, Sam Wolfe Connolley, Laurie Lee Brom, Lindsey Carr, Jessica Joslin, Michael Alm, Handiedan, Peter Ferguson, Zoe Williams, and Eric Fortune (seen directly below). The exhibition features work from artists with imagery that shows a sense of opulence, decadence, or lushness. Discuss this show here.

Openings: “MiXTAPE LA” @ Lebasse Projects (Chinatown)

Last night, the Chinatown location of LeBasse Projects hosted Mixtape Los Angeles, a group show curated by by Jessicka Adams and Brian Wakil of Dark Dark Science with part of the proceeds going to Downtown Dog Rescue and Stray Cat Alliance. Twenty four artists created pieces that explored “the effect of music on the process of creation” including Camille Rose Garcia, Elizabeth McGrath, Gary Baseman, Marion Peck, Mark Ryden, Matthew Bone, Melissa Haslam, Tara McPherson, Tim Biskup and more. Check out this sweet dissected Abe Lincoln piece from Ryden […]

Preview: “Kingdom Animalia” @ Land Rover Anaheim Hills

Tomorrow night, June 29th, Land Rover Anaheim Hills will be hosting a benefit group exhibition to benefit Big Life Foundation, an anti-poaching organization. Organized by Kirsten Anderson of Roq La Rue and artist Joey Remmers, the roster includes Amy Crehore, Amy Sol, Ana Bagayan, Brad Woodfin, Brian Viveros, Camille Rose Garcia, Christian Van Minnen, Chrystal Chan, Craig LaRotonda, Dan May, Dan Quintana, Dave Cooper, Heidi Tailleferr, Henry Lewis, Glenn Barr, Greg Simkins, James Jean, Jessica Joslin, Joe Ledbetter, Joey Remmers, Kim Thompson, KMNDZ, Kris Kuksi, Krista Huot, […]

Openings: “Juxtapoz Turns 18″ @ Copro Gallery

Last weekend in Santa Monica, Juxtapoz celebrated 18 years of sharing art with the masses with a group exhibition at the Copro Gallery. Featuring work from a plethora of creatives that have graced their pages and website through the years – from emerging artists to established giants including Robert Williams, Todd Schorr, Mark Ryden, Camille Rose Garcia, and more. Photos from the opening after the jump…

Openings: Camille Rose Garcia @ Michael Kohn Gallery

Last night, the Michael Kohn Gallery hosted a special signing and show from Los Angeles-based painter Camille Rose Garcia (interviewed). Presenting a new collections of paintings from her illustrated version of one of her favorite books, Snow White, Garcia was able to successfully transform the perceptions of the mainstream audience of another famous fairy tale (also see Alice in the Wonderland) to perhaps a more accurate and darker place that is seen in the classic novel from the Brothers Grimm. You can purchase her new […]

Preview / Releases: Camille Rose Garcia – “Snow White The Complete Works on Paper” @ Michael Kohn

Coming up on the ides of March, Camille Rose Garcia (interviewed) will signing her new book, Snow White (Published by Harper Design, on sale starting February 28, 2012), at the Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles. Handling this fairytale with the same loving care as she did with her Alice in the Wonderland publication, she once again brings new characters into her world, visually translating them with her special imagery and infusing some of the darker elements of the Grimm Brothers’ classic back into the fold. […]

Showing: Camille Rose Garcia – “Snow White and the Black Lagoon” @ Michael Kohn Gallery

Camille Rose Garcia took aim at another fairytale a couple weekends ago at Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles with a new body of work based on Snow White, but instead of the seven dwarfs, she brought the whole story into the black lagoon. Like her Alice in Wonderland themed show last year, Camille blended imagery that was consistent in both her repertoire and the well-known tale like apples, poisons, and strange creatures culminating in a fantastic series of new paintings and drawings. More photos […]

Preview: Camille Rose Garcia – “Snow White and the Black Lagoon” @ Michael Kohn Gallery

Camille Rose Garcia’s new series of paintings, Snow White and the Black Lagoon opens this Saturday at Michael Kohn Gallery. Following her latest project, The Illustrated Alice and Wonderland, the series is based on the Grimm’s fairy tale, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves,” which serves as an allegory of our current relationship with the natural world, and the “fairy tales” that are told to veil our role in its demise. Florescent colors, seductive black lines, and luminous gold leaf illustrate this dark fairy tale-fantasy. […]
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