With cryptocurrency values shattering records and contentious upcoming changes to the bitcoin platform just weeks away, Bauch’s NEW MONEY series provides poignant commentary on the simultaneous freedom and volatility of rapidly developing digital currencies in an attempt to create highly tangible pieces of art from the abstract, ethereal virtual cash.
“Art History, Interrupted” brings together the work of three very different artists who each have a specific relationship of reinterpretation to the paragons of art history. Landscape, portraiture, and abstraction, expressed in variations of painting, sculpture, and photography -- these are the core genres and mediums that form the tectonic plates of imagic genres and classically-minded scholarly pursuits. In the hands of these three contemporary practitioners, the intentionality, expectations, techniques, and materiality of these genres are inverted and subverted in the most unexpected and captivating manners.
From aerial photography to the fractal trajectories of birds taking wing, the alchemical mathematics of the human genome and the majesty of sacred geometry, the symphonics of computer code and the fundamentals of design -- the human mind is tireless in its quest to recognize resonance of the micro and macro principles that organize our world.
SPLASH is returning and will take place in a whole new environment. We'll again have DJ's, curated food+drinks and a great group of artists from all different mediums for you to appreciate. We are so excited to collaborate and host this next SPLASH event with Rhabbitat as it really opens the doors for more creativity. This will be another rad event to connect and inspire! We look forward to seeing you there. Stay tuned for more info!
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Los Angeles County Store will be opening a show of Andy Bauch’s new work on Saturday, February 6 from 6-8pm. The show will feature mosaics that use thousands of recycled LEGO bricks to create cityscapes and interpretations of famous art and cultural icons around Los Angeles.
On Saturday January 30th Andy crowdsourced the creation of a huge, complex portrait of artist Chuck Close from 17,100 recycled LEGO pieces, inviting the 50,000 attendees of Night on Broadway to participate and help complete the work of art over 5 hours outside the Spring Arcade building.
Gallery Opening Saturday March 28th, 7-10pm
Snarky Pop is a group show featuring 10 contemporary artists working along the continuum of popular culture -- indicting our taste for advertising, over-consumption, hyper-stimulation, and empty visual calories in a comedy with sharp edges and a bit of a dark side.
Snarky Pop continues Wed-Sat, 1-6pm, through April 11.