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Exhibition Detail
New Blood
Curated by: Morgan Spurlock
6009 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232


April 28th, 2012 - May 19th, 2012
Opening: 
April 28th, 2012 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Morgan\'s Last Supper, Ron EnglishRon English, Morgan's Last Supper,
2011, oil and collage on canvas
© Courtesy of the Artist and Thinkspace
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Los Angeles, CA –  Thinkspace is honored to be working with producer/director/writer/collector Morgan Spurlock (The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Supersize Me) on his debut curatorial project.

New Blood aims to showcase artists that Spurlock feels have changed the art world forever and has in turn given each of them the chance to invite a protégé of their choice to profile alongside their own work in this very special exhibit.

Thinkspace’s Andrew Hosner comments “We’ve worked closely with Morgan for a number of years now and ever since I interviewed him for our blog a couple years back  I’ve wanted  to  run the idea by him of a curatorial project. Fast forward a year and one day while  catching up via phone  I  just  threw  it  out  there  to  him  and  he  loved  the  idea. He  came  back  to  us  a month  or  so later with a fully realized concept for the show and a wish list of artists to approach. Morgan has always been about helping out and supporting up and coming artists, so to see his vision for this show come to life has been very rewarding.”


Morgan talks a little about the show:
"I'm a massive art collector who, by way of my habit formed a relationship with Thinkspace's Andrew Hosner, and when he offered me the opportunity to curate a show I jumped at the chance. The concept of the show is how the torch is passed from one artist to the next. One opens the door so another can follow. And this show is all about artists who I think have and are continuing to impact and change the art world, and each one of these artists is bringing along an 'apprentice' or 'protege' who they think we all need to know about, the artists they believe are the 'New Blood' of the art world."

About Morgan Spurlock:
Morgan Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, political activist, bounty hunter, and journalist best known for his documentary films The Greatest Movie Ever Sold and Super Size Me. Spurlock was also the executive producer and star of the reality television series 30 Days.

Featuring new works from artists who have changed the art world forever, and their 'New Blood': the next wave of hand picked art stars.

Camille Rose Garcia / Travis Lampe 
The Date Farmers / Albert Reyes 
Dzine / Jesus Bubu Negron 
Elizabeth McGrath / Morgan Slade 
Gary Baseman / Jesse Dickenson 
Gary Taxali / Adrian Forrow 
Jonathan Yeo / Charles Gouldsbrough (aka Ch-gh) 
Mark Jenkins / Sandra Fernandez 
Nicola Verlato / Marco Mazzoni 
Ron English / Kid Zoom 
Saber / ZES 
Shepard Fairey / Nicholas Bowers 
Tim Biskup / Patrick Hruby 



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