Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Above the Radar II

Above the Radar II opened this past Saturday night at The Fridge, in Washington DC. Curated by Luna George, this exhibition has travelled from Crewest, in Los Angeles, and contains more than 100 works of art by over 40 artists!

Featured artists include: 2wenty, 4sakn, Bash, Bron Theron, Bytedust, Caleb Aero, CANLOVE, Champ, Chor Boogie, Contra One, Crash Manson, CS Navarette, CYFI, CYRCLE, Daniel Perez, Defer, Deih, DENZ One, Dersk, Destroy All Design, Drast, Dread, Dril One, Each, Else, Lydia Emily, EnikOne, Enoe, Eone, Ezra, Heaven, Homo Riot, Hungerman, Hydra, INEPT, IROK, Jeanette Paredes, Jero, Joe Iurato, John Carr, JTS, Julietta XLF, JW Pippen, Kophns one, Man One, Mar, Mas, Max Neutra, Mear, Meex, Michael Pizarro, Nils Jawa, Nineta, Phers, Phever, Pichi & Avo, Political Gridlock, Pose 2, Revel, Rick Rodriguez, Rome, Sand One, SCOTCH!, Sergio D, Shai Dahan, SMEAR, Steve Martinez aka Pablo Jimenez, Such, Thomas the Messenger, Two Rabbits, Valerie G, Vanae Rivera, Victor Malagon, and Vyal.

The gallery at The Fridge looks fantastic- I so wish I could have been there... Here are the critters after they were unpacked, along with the awesome paintings and plush toys of Bytedust:

A few photos during the set-up for the show:

Oliver looks happy on his pedestal!

In addition to the gallery portion of this show, many of the artists also have merchandise for sale in The Fridge's retail shop. I got to send over ten of my new monster necklaces- yay!

On 6 November 2011, there was a mural workshop with the artists Else, Dread, 4sakn, as well as curator Luna George, at “The Bridge Spot” in Garfield Park on Capitol Hill, near The Fridge.

Luna George and Alex Goldstein, Gallery Director, will be at The Fridge to give a curators talk the following Sunday, on 13 November 2011 from 2-4pm.

Above the Radar II runs through 3 December 2011. If you are planning to be in the DC area- come check this show out!

The Fridge
Rear Alley
516 1/2 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

Gallery Hours
Wednesday–Thursday: 12pm–7pm
Friday–Saturday: 12pm–8pm
Sunday: 1pm–5pm

Photo credits: Luna George

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