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Exhibition Detail
The Trinity
6009 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232


February 8th, 2008 - March 7th, 2008
Opening: 
February 8th, 2008 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 
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Thinkspace Gallery is proud to present The Trinity. This exhibit brings together three rising talents from the thriving metropolis that is New York City. From The Bronx to Brooklyn to Queens, a staggering mixture of media on canvas, wood, paper and found objects has been assembled to create The Trinity. The exhibition's theme is loosely based on religion, playing upon the iconography and symbolism that's associated with all religions and the historical misinterpretations that come with them. The three artists that make up The Trinity have taken this basic idea, and expanded upon it by going in a different direction all together. Forget what you know about religion and join The Trinity as they take aim at a cultural staple of society and make it fresh and enticing for a new generation of forward thinking art lovers.

Tony Philippou:

Tony Philippou was born in 1978 in Bronx, NY and still resides and creates there to this day. His intentions are to explore the reality and relationships of humans using the theme of religion and it’s most recognizable character; Jesus; alongside his apostle’s and other notable characters. Philippou’s fascination with this particular theme has stemmed from his love of the human form, design and symbolism.

All personal views aside, the artist is not trying to advocate any message or stance via religion at all in his paintings; it is merely the symbolic and creative influence that he is inspired by. A fresh and exciting perspective is what he lends to his viewers.

 

·         Graduated 2001 Pratt Institute - Brooklyn NY: BFA in Illustration.

 

Tony Philippou’s website: www.tonyphilippou.com

 

Zach Johnsen:

Zachariah Johnsen is a young artist concentrating in watercolor, pen & ink,
and mixed media works on paper plus oil works on canvas. His medium of choice is the micron pen and he uses them exhaustively to describe a world of ghouls, monsters, and misfits – the shady characters in everyday life, but just hidden from normal view. Zach focuses on the more ignored side of life – on the sides of people and places that visitors rarely see. In Zach’s world, most of the people have obvious human/animal hybrids that can’t be hidden. The corrupt politican is a hideous beast wielding an ax and smoking a cigar. The Hollywood actress is a washed-up, half rat w/ open sores surrounded by a mob of rabid birds. The family portrait is a gaggle of jellydrop characters and mutated fish creatures.


Johnson has lent this fantastic world and his unique style of frenetic pen lines and loose, splashy water-based media to a number of surfaces and media across the industries. He has created original works for print and publications, skateboards, skis, furniture, sneakers, snowboards, clothing and apparel.


Having gained recognition across the United States, Australia, and Europe, Johsnon is now concentrating on expanding his visual range – into paintings on canvas and installation works to video and motion graphics. With a number of exhibitions and published works under his belt, Johnson has become recognized as an artist whose future is much brighter than the often dark content of his work.

 

Zach Johnson’s website: www.zenvironments.com 

 

Marion Bolognesi:

Marion Bolognesi was born on the small island of Bonaire in the Netherlands Antilles. She was raised primarily in the States by her parents Wendy and Aurelio Bolognesi.

 
Bolognesi received her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art in 2003. Having moved to New York City shortly thereafter, she has been pursuing her interests in both fine art and design over the past four years.


Bolognesi's work is a study of the fragile complexities of human emotion and explores the depths of passion and beauty of expression through realistic and fluid watercolor paintings. Her work reads as both a subtle and deeply emotional divulgence of her own feelings and those of her subjects.

 

Marion Bolognesi’s website: www.marion-b.com

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