James Jean, Hare, 2008. Oil on Rives BFK. 30 x 22 inches. Collection of Neil Du Fine.
Starting June 11 at 10 a.m., “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose” fills the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento with the work of 51 contemporary artists. The exhibit was previously at the Akron Art Museum and Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, which organized the exhibition that highlights the first decade of the publication’s existence. A member preview and artists reception arrives June 23, with Hi-Fructose co-founders Annie Owens and Attaboy in tow (and to attend, you can become a member here).
Kehinde Wiley, Phillip the Fair. 2006, Courtesy of Kehinde Wiley. Image courtesy of The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina
The full list of featured artists includes Jennybird Alcantara, Barnaby Barford, Chris Berens, Tim Biskup, Tiffany Bozic, Ray Caesar, Victor Castillo, Beth Cavener, Kevin Cyr, Wim Delvoye, Gehard Demetz, Brian Dettmer, Fulvio Di Piazza, Ron English, Shepard Fairey, AJ Fosik, Camille Rose Garcia, Jeremy Geddes, Sam Gibbons, Femke Hiemstra, Scott Hove, James Jean, Audrey Kawasaki, Josh Keyes, Kris Kuksi, Travis Louie, Kate MacDowell, MARS-1, Marco Mazzoni, Brian McCarty, Tara McPherson, Scott Musgrove, Yoshitomo Nara, Lisa Nilsson, Olek, Parra, Marion Peck, Jean-Pierre Roy, Mark Ryden, Todd Schorr, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Tracey Snelling, Jeff Soto, Kazuki Takamatsu, Gary Taxali, Mark Dean Veca, Nicola Verlato, Wayne White, Kehinde Wiley, Martin Wittfooth and Erwin Wurm.
The member preview/reception mentioned above kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on June 23 with remarks at 6:45 p.m. This includes full access to the exhibition, decent-led spotlight talks, complimentary wine and refreshments, and more. The event ArtMix: Sugar Rush arrives on July 13, with aerialist Rebel Rose, circus artist Katie Nicole, Doggie Diner Dogheads, live body painting, and more exhibiting kinetic cutting-edge art, tying into “Turn the Page.” (More info here.) On July 15 at 2 p.m., a talk with Owens and Attaboy discuss their journey with their magazine. (And more info on that here.)
List of notable events:
June 11th: Public Viewing of “Turn the Page”
June 23rd: Members and Artist Reception (6:30 p.m.– 9 p.m., with remarks at 6:45 p.m. Enjoy priority viewing of the Full Spectrum exhibition, docent-led spotlight talks for Hi-Fructose, and more.)
July 13th: Sugar Rush Art Mix Event
July 15th: Hi-Fructose Founders in Conversation