Sunday, April 29, 2012

Lyric Group Show in Detroit

My contribution to the Lyric Show at 323 East Gallery in Royal Oak, MI curated by Glenn Barr.

All Stripped Down, 12x12 inches, oil on wood  
323East and Glenn Barr Studios Presents: Lyric 2012 Curated by Glenn Barr
Artists Reception from 6-11p on Saturday April 21st 2012 @ 323East in Royal Oak, MI.
Exhibition on View from April 21st - May 16th 2012  - This event is free and open to the public.

On the heels of the last March’s inaugural Lyric exhibition at 323East Gallery, Glenn Barr is back to curate the second incarnation of his pervasive musically themed group exhibition Lyric 2012.  With an expanded roster of local and international artists ranging from lowbrow, pop surrealism, graffiti and illustration, this show is set to be the largest group exhibition to date at the Metro Detroit gallery named Best of Place to Buy Art (for the 3rd Year in A Row!) by Real Detroit Weekly.

For this exhibition Glenn had one simple request for each artist: Each piece of art must be 12 x 12 inches, paying homage to the timeless beauty that can fit on the cover of a vinyl record. Each artist has been given free reign to draw inspiration from their favorite artist, album, song or lyric and put their personal interpretation to canvas.   

"Music and its lyrics can always stimulate our emotions as well as leave us contemplating a visual narrative. Artists have always been known to use lyrics as inspiration and with this have created some of the greatest works in the world. This exhibition will illuminate the artist’s personal transcription from a song lyric to canvas." - Glenn Barr

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