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Hidden Bodies

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© Courtesy of the Artist and Statler Waldorf Gallery
Hidden Bodies

1098 West Kensington Road
Los Angeles, California 90026
May 8th, 2010 - June 27th, 2010
Opening: May 7th, 2010 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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http://www.statlerwaldorfgallery.com/ind...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
silverlake/echo park
TAGS:  
mixed-media

DESCRIPTION

Exhibition: “Hidden Bodies”
Artists: Joshua Aster, Jesse Bercowetz, Jennifer Boysen, Joshua Callaghan, Jamie Chan, Michael Decker, Kiki
Johnson, Molly Larkey, Josh Mannis, with a special appearance by artists from the beyond.
Dates: May 7-June 27, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, May 7th, 7-10 pm, featuring a performance by Daniela Sea.


Statler Waldorf Gallery is extremely pleased to present its second exhibition entitled “Hidden Bodies.” The works in the exhibition disguise, bury, suppress, camouflage, withhold,  dissemble, blot out, and occasionally reveal the concealed elements within them.

Joshua Aster unmasks the obscured layers in his paintings.
Jesse Bercowetz lays bare the substratum of manipulated subway posters.
Jennifer Boysen transmogrifies her paintings using a mixture of processes.
Joshua Callaghan envelops objects into objects.
Jamie Chan conceals faces within abstraction.
Michael Decker unlocks narratives around found figures.
Kiki Johnson draws on arcane symbols to tell unremembered stories.
Molly Larkey obliterates her failed drawings.
Josh Mannis masks himself in multiplicity.
Daniela Sea hides in plain sight.
Artists from the beyond use the ouija board to communicate with living artists (Christian Cummings and Michael Decker) to make their work.