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Reckoning

1000 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
September 28th, 2012 - October 27th, 2012
Opening: September 28th, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.1amgallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
SOMA
EMAIL:  
info@1AMSF.com
PHONE:  
415-861-5089
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 12-6:30
TAGS:  
graffiti/street-art, surrealism
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

1AM is pleased to present "Reckoning", a group exhibition reflecting society's obsession with catastrophe, both imagined and real. The collection includes original art by Leon Loucheur, Optimist, Robert Bowen, Pemex, Monty Guy and Chamber Made.  Drawing from a wide array of disciplines and cultural influences, these six artists expose a darkening horizon, commenting on the ruinous, self-destructive capacity of human societies.  The opening reception is on September 28th from 6:30-9:30pm and is on view through October 27th.

 

Reckoning” will feature works that incorporate a variety of styles and techniques, blending highly rendered realism with abstract painting, collage, urban and graphic influences to build mood and dynamic into the narrative of the composition. With graffiti and street art backgrounds, these artists will surprise viewers with this newest collection of works aimed at deconstructing conventional realism and reassembling it with layers of context and meaning.


All of the participating artists have been actively showing in galleries around the Bay Area and abroad, bringing worldly impressions from Ireland, South Africa, Taiwan and more.  Explore their imagination and experience their influences through dramatic images and compelling landscapes in the paintings displayed in “Reckoning”.

 

For more information, visit www.1AMSF.com.