Invader (b. Paris, 1965) has placed his signature mosaic-tiled street art installations on walls, bridges, signs, buildings, fences and more all over the world and here in L.A. But for his first gallery show in town since 1995, Invader uses his indoor voice and transfers his vision, as the show title suggests, "Into the White Cube." His quirky yet refined characters, depicting and riffing on retro arcade game pixel personas, are gently subversive gestures in the architectural jungle. Inside gallery walls, they transform into postminimalist studies in line and color, without losing any of their cheeky charm. "Into the White Cube" will survey some favorite works made over the last 20 years, alongside new work and experimental forays into other mediums and formats. Unofficially, be on the lookout for new works popping up around the Arts District and beyond in the lead-up to the opening. Invaders gotta invade.
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