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$ASKIA : ICONS!?

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All Seeing Mickey Screen Print on Canvas 60x90 © Saskia Hahn
$ASKIA : ICONS!?
Curated by: Katie Peyton, Lee Wells

215 East 5th Street (off Bowery)
New York, NY, NY 10003
June 19th, 2012 - July 23rd, 2012
Opening: June 19th, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.peanutunderground.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
east village/lower east side
EMAIL:  
nyc@peanutunderground.com
OPEN HOURS:  
3 - 6ish; Happy Hour: 5 - 6ish; Late night: 6 - 8ish or by appt.
TAGS:  
graffiti/street-art, pop, abstract, figurative, modern

DESCRIPTION

Peanut Underground is pleased to present Berlin based artist Saskia Hahn?s inaugural New York exhibition $ASKIA : ICONS!?.  ??

The exhibition examines the spectacle of voyeurism. Drawing on the aesthetics of rock, punk, and pop art, and she comments on the evolving concept of artistic authenticity and the culture of the gaze through an examination of the epic nature of the rock and roll musician.

??Saskia, a self taught artist, was inspired to take her visual art to the next level in 2010 after headlining Art Basel Miami Beach while on tour with the musician and performance artist Peaches. A painter, musician and experimenter since her childhood, Saskia was fascinated by this immersive experience.??

Saskia currently collaborates with her partner Marc-Alan Gray on a new music project called Mine&Hers and has exhibited work in New York, London, Berlin and has performed globally.

??Opening Receptions: June 19,  6-9pm
HOURS:  Thursday - Monday,  3pm ? 6pm
Press Contact: nyc@peanutunderground.com or call +1 917 723 2524