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Los Angeles

Future Studio Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Right Palm Up, Left Palm Down
5558 N. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90042

April 10th, 2010 - April 30th, 2010
April 10th, 2010 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Right Palm Up, Left Palm Down, Gabriel AldazGabriel Aldaz, Right Palm Up, Left Palm Down

© Future Studio Gallery
Chicken Boy atop Future Studio Gallery, Chicken Boy atop Future Studio Gallery
© Future Studio
El Salsero, Gabriel AldazGabriel Aldaz, El Salsero
© Gabriel Aldaz
Golf Guy, Gabriel AldazGabriel Aldaz, Golf Guy
© Gabriel Aldaz
Tall Paul, Gabriel AldazGabriel Aldaz, Tall Paul
© Gabriel Aldaz
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eagle rock/highland park
Second Saturday Gallery Nights

Gabriel Aldaz spent endless hours researching, uncovering, visiting, and documenting the very American phenomenon of MUFFLER MEN (aka PAUL BUNYAN, aka TALL GUYS, aka CHICKEN BOY'S COUSINS)—you know, the 22-foot-tall fiberglass statues that sprinkle Route 66, and tourist spots across the US. The book (subtitled: The Log of a Cross-Country Scavenger Hunt), and the photographs that accompany it, will be introduced at the opening. Of course, there is a chapter on Highland Park’s own CHICKEN BOY (who is installed on the roof of the gallery!). Other Los Angeles tall guys featured are the GOLF GUY in Carson, and EL SALSERO in Malibu.

The opening is free, books available for purchase.

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