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  • POPULAR WORKSHOP - ART PRIMO

    PIER 5 LAW OFFICES - ARC - 111 MINNA

    10.19.12

    (with assistance from Anneliese Vobis)



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    The Popular Workshop: Chris Lux & Dane Johnson - Eating Out Of The Drain.

    Review by Anneliese Vobis: Chris Lux and Dane Johnson's work deals with socio- historical context, examining the nature of today's culture. Painting, sculpture, printmaking, installation and more transform the space into a mirror of the hidden depths of our reality. Form and content reinforce one another and present effective allegorical structures of life.

    Comment by AB: Good show; stop on by.

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    Art by Dane Johnson at The Popular Workshop.

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    Art by Dane Johnson.

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    Dane Johnson and his art at The Popular Workshop.

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    Art by Dane Johnson.

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    Art by Chris Lux at The Popular Workshop.

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    Art by Chris Lux at The Popular Workshop.

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    Art by Chris Lux.

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    Demographics - Dane Johnson & Chris Lux art show at The Popular Workshop.

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    Art Primo: Shit on Boards.

    Comment by AB: Bay Area taggers display examples of their open-air artistic skills.

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    Tagger arts at Art Primo.

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    Group graffiti tag art show.

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    Tools of the trade available at Art Primo.

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    On the esplanade at Art Primo.

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    Pier 5 Law Offices: 13th Annual Prison Art Show.

    Artists: Many.

    Review by Anneliese Vobis: The artists work is installed in free and open style at Pier 5 Law Offices. The majority of the paintings, drawings and prints depict figurative imagery. When entering the space, one is enveloped by an endless number of very strong and intense images. The motifs often come from historical sources and convey representational styles. A second walk-through of the work is highly encouraged.

    Comment by AB: To deepen the meaning of this thought-provoking show, a number of the artworks are accompanied by insightful handwritten texts from the inmates who created them. Always worth a look

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    Prison art group show at Pier 5 Law Offices.

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    Art by inmates from the California prison system.

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    Art & artist closer at Pier 5 Law Offices (image c/o Anneliese Vobis).

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    Art from Prison Art Show at Pier 5 Law Offices.

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    Art & artist in above image closer (image c/o Anneliese Vobis).

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    Art by California prison system inmates at Pier 5 Law Offices.

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    Prison Art Show at Pier 5 Law Offices.

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    Long view - prison art group show at Pier 5 Law Offices.

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    Arc Studios & Gallery: San Francisco Open Studios.

    Comment by AB: Some artists and their art at the opening night party for Open Studios weekend.

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    Priscilla Otani and her mixed-media with snakeskin art.

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    William Salit and his art at Arc Studios & Gallery.

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    Hilary Williams and her art.

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    Mike Kimball and his art at Arc Studios & Gallery.

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    Eric Larson and his photography (image c/o Anneliese Vobis).

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    John Kraft and his art at Arc Studios & Gallery.

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    Computerized photo installation by Marilynne Morshead.

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    Marilynne Morshead photo installation at Arc Studios & Gallery.

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    111 Minna Gallery: Corporeal Clusters - Kelly Allen, Xiau-Fong Wee, Melissa Arendt.

    Review by Anneliese Vobis: The symbol-rich pictures invite us to faraway mystical landscapes. Biomorphic hybrid animals contrast with geometric kaleidoscope structures and photorealistic multilayered collages. A rich fairytale story-telling energy connects the work. A very appealing show in an atypical exhibition space.

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    Xiau-Fong Wee and her art at 111 Minna Gallery.

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    Art by Xiau-Fong Wee.

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    Art bty Kelly Allen at 111 Minna Gallery.

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    Kelly Allen and her art at 111 Minna Gallery.

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    Pinkie cam detail of art by Kelly Allen in above image.

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    Art by Kelly Allen closer at 111 Minna Gallery.

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    Kelly Allen art.

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    Art by Melissa Arendt at 111 Minna Gallery.

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    Melissa Arendt and her art in above image at 111 Minna Gallery.

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    Art by Melissa Arendt.

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    Melissa Arendt art in above image closer at 111 Minna Gallery.

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    Ambiance - Kelly Allen, Xiau-Fong Wee, Melissa Arendt art at 111 Minna Gallery.

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