LA Miami Art Show Draws Record Crowd
Opening night attendees pack Hollywood's AC Gallery and enjoy great art, music performance and more.
By: AC Gallery
In addition to the works of art from artists in many genres, guests were treated to live music, performance art and Kombucha, which was provided by GTS.
Nearly a thousand people, from all walks of life, including nearly two hundred celebrities, graced the gallery which featured the works independent, emerging artists seeking to present projects and works in an intimate, established gallery setting while gaining invaluable experience to further their respective careers. LA|MIAMI ART SHOW showcases over 30 artists working in contemporary fine art at AC Gallery's 4,000 square foot gallery space in all media types including Abstract, Art Objects, Conceptual, Craft, Minimalist, Photography, Pop Art, Representational, Sculpture and Works on Paper with limited edition prints and artist merchandise. An extensive range of art at varying price points makes ownership of emerging artists' work more accessible to all visitors and collectors.
AC Gallery was founded in 2012 and located adjacent to the famed Hollywood & Highland Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame, with participation at the Wynwood Arts District during Miami Art Week. With over 50 art exhibitions and consecutive art fair appearances, AC Gallery is celebrated as a showcase for mid-career and emerging artists in Los Angeles and Miami. AC Gallery consistently curates high-quality contemporary art exhibitions and receptions nationwide with mission to provide exhibition opportunities, professional development and residency programs for artists.
The scope of the event is so huge, that it took 2 celebrity hosts for the opening night gala. Karen-Eileen Gordon is best known for her role as Florence, Jeffery Dean Morgan's feisty secretary, on television's Magic City. Magic City, of course, is the nickname for Miami, where the show took place, and Gordon says she, "Fell in love with the Miami vibe." Gallery Owner Carlos Benitez says, "Karen is really the embodiment of Miami to L.A. Russian born star Anna Kulinova is best known for her role as part of an all-star ensemble in Gary Marshall's hit film Valentine's Day. According to Benitez, "We have artists that come here from all over the world. Miami and Los Angeles both have very diverse populations, and Anna is the embodiment of that vast cultural diversity."
AC Gallery resident artist Linzi Lynn is premiering a solo exhibition of her expressionistic paintings, including an original piece that has already sold thirty thousand print copies worldwide. Finished in exquisite polished brass frames, and featuring brightly colored rainbow designs, the works illuminate the White Cube exhibition space inside AC Gallery for the first time. Lynn will also debut her latest painting number 93, THE ESCAPE, as well as her first foray into vibrant sculptural works.
Previous AC Gallery exhibiting artist Patrick Curtet is showcasing face-mounted plexiglass works from his debut solo exhibition that draw from the New Wave of America cinema, reflecting on the influence of Classic Hollywood with films such as Bonnie & Clyde, Wild at Heart, and Bullit re-imagined and brought back to life in Curtet's clever contemporary tableaus.
Ahead of his summer solo exhibition, new AC Gallery artist Bill Dobbins shows his masterpiece photographic works featuring bodybuilders. The showcase will be a precursor to a tribute to the dedication of unveiling the strength and passion possessed within the human form - from the very simplest to the most complex - a statement of real beauty and true grit naturally coexisting to the point where all things become possible and the drama of life plays itself out right before our very eyes.
In partnership with Artsy, LA|MIAMI ART SHOW runs through February 9.
The next exhibit at the gallery will be its signature event, ART IN LA AFFAIR, which runs in during LA ART WEEK, February 13-17
AC gallery is located at 1546 N Highland Avenue, Hollywood, Ca 90028.
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