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Openings: Dave MacDowell – “Lowbrow Love Letter” @ Thinkspace

Last month, besides hosting Jacub Gagnon’s (interviewed) joint show with Yosuke Ueno, Elements and Oddities (covered), Thinkspace also presented the work of master satirist Dave MacDowell.  As he intimated to us in an interview before the show opened, the new body of work, Lowbrow Love Letter was a lighthearted riff on the entire movement’s imagery and artists (you can see his Mark Ryden and Chet Zar inspired paintings above). The show has now closed but you can take a look at more opening shots after the jump…
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Interviews / Preview: Dave MacDowell – “Lowbrow Love Letter” @ Thinkspace Gallery

This Saturday night, master satirist painter Dave MacDowell will be opening a new show at the Thinkspace Gallery. Collectively entitled Lowbrow Love Letter, the new body of work tackles some stereotypes of the so-called lowbrow subgenre with a lot of “big eye girls, monsters, and depressed naked girls” all the while utilizing his brilliant wit and eye for celebrity and pop culture. Take a look after the jump at some questions and answers as we sit down for a chat about the upcoming show and […]