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Mark Moore Gallery proudly presents < strong>"Fall Out\," an inaugural solo exhibition of paint ings by San Francisco-based artist\, Andrew Schoultz. In t his exhibition\, Schoultz translates the motifs in his kinetic two-dimensio nal works into a real scale three-dimensional installation – presenting an interrelated combination of painting\, sculpture\, drawing\, and collage. R eferencing the social constructions and implications of a public civic cent er\, museum\, or church\, Schoultz invites the viewer be seated on his hand crafted benches\, and be immersed in the ramifications of our contemporaneo us globalization.

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Sourcing aesthetic inspiration from 15th Century German map making and Indian miniature paintings\, Andrew Scho ultz's frenetic imagery depicts an ephemeral history bound to repeat itself . In his mixed-media works\, notions of war\, spirituality and sociopolitic al imperialism are reoccurring themes\, which shrewdly parallel an equally repetitive contemporary pursuit of accumulation and power. "Fall Out" prima rily investigates the notion of the monumental\, both in its commemorative personification of power structures\, and the increasingly prodigious conse quences of our egocentric consumption. In these works\, undulating bodies o f water recall the devastating realities of global warming\, while American flags stamped with the ubiquitous "Made in China" inscription question our domestic authenticity. Schoultz facilitates a dialogue that is both topica l and ageless\, and prompts the viewer to navigate a physical and visual sp ace suggestive of our cyclical parochialism. While his illustrated world se ems one of chaos and frenzy\, Schoultz also implies a sense of alluring fan tasy and whimsy - a crossroads vaguely reminiscent of the modern world.

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Schoultz (b. 1975\, WI) received his BFA from the Academy of Art University\, San Francisco (CA). He has had solo exhibitions in Los Angeles\, New York\, San Francisco\, Copenhagen\, Philadelphia\, Rotterdam \, Boston\, London\, Portland\, Detroit and Milan. He has been included in group exhibitions at the Andy Warhol Museum (PA)\, Torrance Art Museum (CA) \, Havana Biennial (Cuba)\, Hyde Park Arts Center (IL)\, Laguna Art Museum (CA)\, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (CA)\, among others. His work can be seen in the public collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Ar t (CA)\, Frederick R. Weisman Foundation (CA) and the Progressive Art Colle ction (OH)\, in addition to his publicly funded murals in Portland (ME)\, J ogjakarta (Indonesia) and San Francisco (CA). Schoultz lives and works in S an Francisco (CA).

DTEND:20130209 DTSTAMP:20141023T154711 DTSTART:20130112 GEO:34.0339839;-118.370736 LOCATION:Mark Moore Gallery\,5790 Washington Blvd. \nCulver City\, CA 90232 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Fall Out \, Andrew Schoultz UID:250829 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20130112T200000 DTSTAMP:20141023T154711 DTSTART:20130112T180000 GEO:34.0339839;-118.370736 LOCATION:Mark Moore Gallery\,5790 Washington Blvd. \nCulver City\, CA 90232 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Fall Out \, Andrew Schoultz UID:250832 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR