"FIRST LOOK: AN EXHIBITION OF EMERGING ARTISTS FROM LOS ANGELES GALLERIES"
Curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala
May 30th - June 14th, 2009
House of Campari, Los Angeles, CA
The House of Campari returns to Los Angeles to support the local visual arts community with an art exhibition, performance art, musical performances and events that highlight the city's hottest emerging talent. This year's House of Campari is located at Robertson and Beverly Boulevard, in the heart of one of L.A.'s most prestigious and exclusive shopping destinations, and will serve as a snapshot of Los Angeles' current emerging visual arts scene.
The title exhibition, "First Look: An Exhibition of Emerging Artists from Los Angeles Galleries," will feature work from a range of bold, emerging visual artists, who will have had their first solo show in Los Angeles in the past season. Participating artists include Juka Araikawa, Cal Crawford, Noah Davis, Alejandro Diaz, Angela Dufresne, Brad Eberhard, Jonathan Hernández, KAWS, Elad Lassry, Gonzalo Lebrija, Mellisa Manfull, My Barbarian, Adrian Paules, Simmons & Burke, Agathe Snow, Mickalene Thomas and Jeffrey Wells.
Each of the artists in the exhibition is represented by a different leading Los Angeles gallery with a commitment to new artistic talent, including; Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Sister 955, Roberts & Tilton, The Happy Lion, Kinkead Contemporary, Thomas Solomon, MC Kunst, Honor Fraser, David Kordansky Gallery, I-20 Gallery, Taylor De Cordoba, Steve Turner Contemporary, Parker Jones, Kim Light/LightBox, Peres Projects, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and DeSoto Gallery.