Beyond Eden Art Fair 2011

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Alexane at La Luz de Jesus

It was three times the charm for Beyond Eden last weekend. The multi-galleryevent celebrated its third year at LA Municpal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park,highlighting the best of LA’s contemporary art scene. Participating galleries C.A.V.E.,Copro, Nucleus, Spoke Art, La Luz de Jesus, Toy Art Gallery, and Thinkspace eachcurated intertwining exhibitions with an exclusive preview of shows to come. Inaddition to the work on display, opening night honored Anthony Ausgang with alifetime achievement award. Ausgang is widely considered a “pioneer of Lowbrow ”for his surrealistic- cartoon inspired paintings, which got mass attention last yearfrom his MGMT album art. Among too many artists to name were Chet Zar, LukeChueh, Yosuke Ueno, Arkiv, Skibs, Junko Mizuno, Dan Quintana- and local artistEuth, who presented a showcase of emerging graffiti artists in Los Angeles. In themedia room, Sketch Theater screened their “Best of” time-lapsed videos of artistssketching from start to finish. Although the exhibitors are separated by individualstyles and crop of artists, the vibe at Beyond Eden was that of an ambitiouscollaboration. Beyond Eden exhibited at LA Municipal Art Gallery in Barnsdall Park,Los Angeles on October 1 & 2, 2011. – Caro

Macsorro at C.A.V.E. Gallery

Craig “Skibs” Barker at Thinkspace

Chet Zar at Copro Gallery

‘Quentin vs. Coen’ exhibit at Spoke Art

Yosuke Ueno and Joe Ledbetter at TAG

Installation view at Cannibal Flower

Luke Cheuh at Copro Gallery

Junko Mizuno at Gallery Nucleus

Installation view at C.A.V.E.

Copro Gallery

Installation view at La Luz de Jesus

Kelly Vivanco at Thinkspace

‘Quentin vs. Coen’ exhibit at Spoke Art

Arkiv at TAG

Anthony Ausgang at Copro Gallery

Installation view at C.A.V.E.

Installation view at La Luz de Jesus

Yosuke Ueno at Thinkspace

‘Quentin vs. Coen’ exhibit at Spoke Art

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