Song of the Sirens
Last Rites Gallery Introduces “Song of the Sirens”.
Last Rites Gallery, 511 W. 33rd street, 3fl New York, NY 10001 – March 26th, 7-11 pm.
On display March 26th- April 23rd, 2011.
Saturday, March 26th, Last Rites Gallery presents it¹s first all-female group show. Known for exhibiting “Dark Art“ - a genre typically outnumbered by male artists, The gallery has set out to present a feminine twist on this hard-edged style. Just as the Siren song lured sailors to their violent death, over 17 female artists will be entrancing viewers with the beauty of their aesthetic, leading them into a more sinister realm.
Among this diverse group of talent is Tara McPherson- a fine artist & illustrator who¹s been profiled by publications including Vanity Fair and Spin, in addition to her work for rock bands such as Beck and Modest Mouse and commercial clients such as Warner Brothers and Nike; Niagara- former member of the punk band Destroy All Monsters, now creating striking depictions of strong women which have been exhibited in galleries & museums around the planet; Lady Pink- a world renowned graffiti artist who’s artwork has been gracing the streets since the since the 80’s, as well as presented in collections including the Whitney Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the MET in New York City; and Amy Crehore's mysterious, dream-like narratives have been exhibited in notable galleries and museums for many years and commissioned by America's top magazine and book publishers such as ESPN Magazine, Esquire, Forbes, GQ and Rolling Stone.
Featuring diverse subject matter and a variety of media from:
Amy Crehore, Imminent Disaster, Yoko D'Holbachie, Leslie Ditto, Dan-ah Kim, Danni Shinya Luo, Angie Mason, Tara McPherson, Miso, Catherine Brooks and Tamara Cervenka aka Isobel Milena, Niagara, Lisa Petrucci, Lilly Piri, Mijn Schatje, Pink Smith, Allison Sommers…and more!
About Last Rites Gallery:
Established in 2008, Last Rites has become a premiere gallery for the Dark Art movement and a haven for artists who prefer to explore the ominous, uncomfortable, and eccentric in their work. Striving to showcase some of the most thought-provoking art in contemporary surrealism, Last Rites creates an atmosphere where the artist can harness limitless expression and the observer can reflect inward, inspired to understand that which resides in us all. Since it’s inception, media accolades now include Juxtapoz, Inked Magazine, Tattoo Society, Hi Fructose, NY Post, and the Channel 11 News. Paul Booth, featured by Rolling Stone as “King of Rock Tattoos”, opened Last Rites after 20 years of contributions to the tattoo and art community. Networks including Discovery, TLC, MSNBC, and MTV, continue to share the Last Rites reputation with the world.
511 W. 33rd Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10001
Hours: Tues - Sat 2-9 p.m., Sun 2-6 pm - Phone: 212.560.0666