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Conversations and Complications

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Conversations and Complications

607 N. La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90036
August 29th, 2013 - September 5th, 2013
Opening: August 29th, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.wallspacela.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
mid-wilshire
EMAIL:  
art@wallspacela.com
PHONE:  
323 930 0471
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Thurs 11-6, Fri & Sat 11-8
TAGS:  
pop, digital, graffiti/street-art, mixed-media
COST:  
Free

DESCRIPTION

Over 50 new works will be previewed at Wallspace  from August 29th until September 5th before an exclusive show at Los Angeles Soho House from September 5th 2013. 

 

Incorporating images from mass media and comic book imagery, Dan Monteavaro plays with the familiarity of those images and the comfort that comes when looking at pixel-based art.

 

The beauty in Monteavaro's work is more in the missing portions, wherein lies a communication between artist and material. In this way the works begin a dialogue with the viewer. 

 

"Growing up in New York during the 80's, the urban landscape influenced my work. The beauty of the run-down buildings stayed with me because, to me, they told a story. In my work, every missing part and crossed out word tells a story. Side by side, the works have a longer narrative or can stand alone."

 

Born and raised in New York City, Dan Monteavaro has lived and worked in London, Italy, Korea and Los Angeles. Through all these transitions, modern media and the urban environment have exerted a powerful influence on his work.