Brett Crawford’s Painted Narratives Come to 111 Minna Gallery

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Artist Brett Crawford looks at his pieces as collaborations between the work and the viewer, each an inviting narrative. His new show at 111 Minna Gallery, “Caravan,” features paintings that blend pop culture, mythology, and otherwise odd moments. The show kicks off on July 6.

“In his latest body of work, Brett Crawford plays with surreal settings and fairytale imagery to evoke the observer’s imagination,” a statement says. “Viewers must fully immerse themselves in each work to find the hidden story within. Here, there are no wrong answers. Each piece is an intentional collaborative exchange designed to stimulate creativity in the observer. Trailed throughout the collection are familiar pop references and iconic symbols, conspicuously placed like Easter eggs as incentives to delve deeper into his reality of limitless love and inspiration.”

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"l'enfant terrible" 2018 24” x 40” Acrylic on Canvas For “Caravan” My first San Francisco Solo this July 6th. Location: @111minnagallery *In his latest body of work, Brett Crawford plays with surreal settings and fairytale imagery to evoke the observer’s imagination. Viewers must fully immerse themselves in each work to find the hidden story within. Here, there are no wrong answers. Each piece is an intentional collaborative exchange designed to stimulate creativity in the observer. Trailed throughout the collection are familiar pop references and iconic symbols, conspicuously placed like Easter eggs as incentives to delve deeper into his reality of limitless love and inspiration.  Words by: @floontz Courtney Carter #brettcrawfordart #111minnagallery #painter #painting #paintings #art

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Wip 40” x 40” Acrylic and spray on Canvas For “Caravan” my San Francisco solo this July 6th. Location: @111minnagallery * In his latest body of work, Brett Crawford plays with surreal settings and fairytale imagery to evoke the observer’s imagination. Viewers must fully immerse themselves in each work to find the hidden story within. Here, there are no wrong answers. Each piece is an intentional collaborative exchange designed to stimulate creativity in the observer. Trailed throughout the collection are familiar pop references and iconic symbols, conspicuously placed like Easter eggs as incentives to delve deeper into his reality of limitless love and inspiration. Words by: @floontz Courtney Carter #artopening #111minnagallery #sanfrancisco #brettcrawfordart #artopening #timelapse #processvideo

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