"Beautiful/Decay A to Z"
February 21st - April 18th, 2009
Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful/Decay magazine and the Kopeikin Gallery are excited to celebrate the release of Beautiful/Decay’s 26th Issue Z with a retrospective art show, “ Beautiful/Decay A to Z,” opening February 21st. 8810 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069
To commemorate reaching the culmination of the alphabet, Beautiful/Decay has selected 26 exemplary artists to create a unique visual work for the show, using the publication’s name, Beautiful/Decay, as the basis of their conceptual framework. Each of the artists was selected from the magazine’s 10-year history in art and design publishing. The exhibit acknowledges each of the artists’ influential contributions to the arts, and highlights Beautiful/Decay’s prominent role in serving as a platform for creative expression. The myriad results showcase an exploration into what the publication represents to the creative community.
Participating artists include: Aaron Noble, Ai Kijima, Ala Ebtekar, Alex Trochut, Aya Kato, Barnaby Whitfield, Charlie Roberts, David Shaw, Eric Yahnker, Erik Parker, Erika Somogyi, Gary Taxali, Jacob Magraw, Julia Randall, Mark Schoening, Michael Scoggins, Pearl C. Hsiung, Pepe Mar, Robbie Conal, Scott Anderson, Scott Treleaven, Simmons and Burke, Skwak, Suntek Chung, Stella Lai, and Wendell Gladstone.