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Previews: “Below The Surface” @ Corey Helford Gallery

This Saturday (February 20th) along with a showing from Eric Joyner, the Corey Helford Gallery in downtown LA will be opening a group show entitled Below The Surface. Curated by CHG Special Projects Curator, Caro, the exhibition includes artists Adam Miller (seen above), Adrian Cox, Benjamin Garcia, Beth Cavener, Carlo Cane, Chloe Early, Hannah Yata, Hikari Shimoda, Hirabayashi Takahiro, Kate Zambrano, Katherine Melancon, Lauren Marx, Lu Cong, Luke Chueh, Mario Soria, Mikael Takacs, Nathan James, Natalie Shau, Naoto Hattori, Nicole Bruckman, R. Leveille, Redd Walitzki, Sarah […]

Releases: Sylvia Ji – “Marigold Catrina” Print

Tomorrow, August 26th, at 12pm PST, 827 Ink will be releasing a new print from Sylvia Ji (interviewed). Entitled Marigold Catrina, the edition will be limited to a run of 150, with the image size at 18″ x 18″ (paper size 20″ x 20″), and will come signed and numbered of course. For those of you who attended her Los Angeles showing in 2012, you will recognize the image as one of the paintings from that exhibition. Head over here at the appropriate time if you […]

Previews: Baby Tattooville 2013

This year’s edition of Baby Tattooville is fast approaching with the kick off starting tomorrow and running through the weekend. As seen from our extensive coverage of previous year’s activities, the unique event is an intimate art retreat where attendees can interact with artists and learn more about their art in an interactive environment. This year’s lineup includes Steven Daily, Sylvia Ji, Travis Louie, Mitch O’Connell, Olivia De Barardinis, Alex Pardee, Ragnar (see ab0ve), Sucklord, Chet Zar, Coop, KRK Ryden, Gris Grimley, Brandi Milne, Luke Chueh, […]

Openings: Sylvia Ji – “Interwoven” @ FFDG

San Francisco native and now Los Angeles-based painter, Sylvia Ji, opened her solo show Interwoven at Fecal Face Dot Gallery last Friday evening. The show featured new paintings on wood that feature traditional patterns interwoven with The Day of the Dead motifs as well as expanding on her work with the female form incorporating similar elements. Also released at the opening was a new print featuring one of her works in the show. Check out pics from the opening below… Discuss Sylvia Ji here.

Previews: Sylvia Ji – “Interwoven” @ FFDG

Fecal Face Dot Gallery is getting ready for the opening of Sylvia Ji’s (interviewed) latest exhibition entitled Interwoven. The Los Angeles-based painter had just exhibited at the end of the last year in her home city (covered), and now will continue to explore her Day of the Dead imagery for a showing in San Francisco on July 12th. To further this, she has started expanding and incorporating traditional folk patterns and the look of mexican textiles, leading to some pieces that take things past her typical figurative compositions. […]

Openings: “Wider than a postcard” & olive47 – “bonita bonita” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Breeze Block Gallery opened their huge group show Wider than a postcard (previewed) alongside the first solo show in their new gallery 2 space – olive47’s bonita bonita (featured) a couple of weeks back to a packed Portland crowd. Over 400 individual works went into the postcard show with 200 artists providing postcard sized works. The work was hung on the walls in grids of 24 cards, each echoing the aspect ratio of the individual works themselves as each work was 6×4 inches. The variance of work encompassed photography […]

Previews: “Wider than a postcard” @ Breeze Block Gallery

On the back of his Space//Form group exhibition last year (covered), Arrested Motion’s Sven Davis is working with Breeze Block Gallery in Portland again on another huge group event entitled Wider than a postcard. With over 200 artists and 400 individual works, this exhibition looks to be both bigger than the previous event and also smaller at the same time as all of the artworks are postcard sized at 6×4 inches. Each artist is either making work on a found / owned postcard and adapting / adding […]

Openings: Sylvia Ji – “La Catrina” @ CHG Circa

Last night, the CHG Circa Gallery in Culver City held the opening for Sylvia Ji’s (interviewed) solo show featuring her paintings inspired by Día de los Muertos. Entitled appropriately Catrina, after the beautiful lady of the dead, the new body of work encompassed a selection of portraiture incorporating much of the imagery and iconography of the holiday. Along with full scale works, there were also smaller closeup pieces of faces as well as some limited edition offerings. Photo credit: Peter Svab. Discuss this show here. Discuss Sylvia Ji here.
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Preview: Sylvia Ji – “La Catrina” @ CHG Circa

In celebration of her favorite holiday, Día de los Muertos, Sylvia Ji (interviewed) will be presenting all new works tonight at CHG Circa Gallery. With a return to her familiar “Day of the Dead” imagery including masks, skulls, and religious iconagraphy, the Los Angeles-based artist also returns to a subject that she perhaps feels most passionate about and if so, it shows. The rich and intricate pieces feature a contemplative look at the festival as her characters are caught in mid-pose as they go about remembering and honoring the deceased. Discuss this show here. […]

Upcoming: Sylvia Ji – “La Catrina” @ CHG Circa

For those fans of  Sylvia Ji (interviewed) out there who particularly liked her “Day of the Dead” imagery, you are in luck. She will be opening a new solo on November 3rd (the Saturday right after the actual Mexican Holiday) at the new CHG Circa Gallery. Presumably, La Catrina will feature paintings from the Los Angeles-based artist centered around the masks, skulls, iconagraphy and other imagery associated with “Dia de los Muertos”. Discuss this show here. Discuss Sylvia Ji here.
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