16″ x 20″
oil on canvas
Guest Curator: Jon Beinart
Chaos and ruin. Technological trends corrupting. Deformation, anatomical abnormalities, degradation and displacement. Whether related to the human body and spirit or the human environment, it is the ‘anti’ utopia.
The theme of this show, ‘Dystopia’, will place the viewer in a fictional world where personal and societal fears can be explored. Whether figuratively or more literally, the participating artis…ts will present their own interpretation of ‘Dystopia’.
Partticipating artists: Beksinski, Kris Kuksi, Chris Mars, Paul Booth, Chet Zar, Viktor Safonkin, Laurie Lipton, David Bowers, Dariusz Zawadzki, Peter Gric, Matthew Bone, Jean Labourdette Turf One, Paul Rumsey, William Hand, Heather Nevay, Ray Donley, Christian Van Minnen, Dan Quintana, Ben Tolman, Karl Persson, Beau White, Macsorro, Matt Martin, Sandra Yagi, Carrie Ann Baade, Stephanie Henderson, Heidi Taillefer, David Choquette, Scott G Brooks, Naoto Hattori, Michael Ryan, Leslie Ditto, Larkin, Chrystal Chan, Jeff Christensen, Cam De Leon, Christopher Ulrich, Matt Dangler, Brian Viveros, Chris Peters, Yu Sugawara, Santiago Caruso, Rachel Bess, Mark Powell, Brian Smith, Ivan Titor, Jason John, Jon Jaylo, Pamela Wilson, James Zar, Vincent Cacciotti, Pedro De Kastro & Jon Beinart.
Kris Kuksi and Laurie Lipton will be signing copies of their books at the opening reception.
Each artist has been selected for their ability to express themselves imaginatively with exceptional technique and uncompromising individuality. The beinArt Surreal Art Collective is testimony to a huge international movement of figurative artists who have resisted current trends in the art world and remained true to their artistic vision.
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 19th – 8:00 – 11:30 pm.
Exhibit runs from March 19th – April 9th 2011.
2525 Michigan Ave,
Unit T5, Santa Monica,
CA 90404, USA.
Facebook Invite: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=108212989239013
Preview of Dystopia: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=268054&id=155906892011