Enormous Tiny Art Show to Invade Silver Lake Walls
When painter Ned Evans travels to Costa Rica, he doesn't simply include requisite surf equipment. In his carry-on painting supplies take priority. Once landed, he's known for sequestering himself from his companions for time with the brush.
Ned Evans, 0309, gouache and postcard collage on paper, 7" x 8.5"
Though Evans' last show at Bergamot gallery William Turner included pieces painted on heavy wood panel that ran as long as 75 inches, obviously that kind of work doesn't fly--literally--in an overhead compartment. Traveling invites Evans to change scale, an act that can offer artists charged with filling voluminous gallery walls a whole new set of challenges and rewards. How Evans and fellow artists respond to the small, whether it is enticed by travel requirements or simply a voluntary turn, is answered in part in the ETA LA III (for Enormous Tiny Art Show).
Opening Saturday night June 12 at the Living Room in Silver Lake, the group show marks the third such West coast realization of an idea begun in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire gallery Nahcotta. Curators Rebecca Cox and Deborah Thompson see the premise as an opportunity for artists to work at smaller scale and collectors working with smaller scale bank accounts to purchase works.
Pixie Campbell, Makes You Stronger, acrylic and collage on canvas, 6" x 6"
Over thirty artists are included in ETA LA III, a range that finds room for Pixie Campbell's eerie pieces that combine urban landscapes with wild flora and animals, Steve Olson, the skateboarder who trades art forms from moving wheels to more stationary wall objects, and Ian Dingman, the illustrator who has worked for The New York Times.
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June 12 - July 10
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 12th, 7-9pm
The Living Room
3531 Sunset Blvd. LA
323 665 5070
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