News › Month: March 2012
An exhibition which presents and promotes art by:
Each of the works from this exhibition has an admirable characteristic that it will make you think about it. Works that pose questions about the temporal and historical nature of human existence.
Different points of view that emerge into continuous relationships to each other, the looks, space, art history and perhaps more.
Don’t miss the opening!
Friday May 4th 2012
6:00 to 9:00pm
Curated by: Betty Bigas
ROLL UP GALLERY @ Public Works
161 Erie Street, San Francisco
between 13th & 14th Streets @ Mission Street
Roll Up Gallery is proud to present:
Made In America by Matthew Henri
The the silk-screening master,
an incredibly talented graphic designer
the founder of Free Gold Watch:
Whiskey, guns and women might as well be our countries anthem. Artist Matthew Henri’s Made In America is an artistic survey of the underbelly of an entire nation besieged by vices and besotted by the liberties and freedom granted constitutionally for all men. But if all men are created equal, Henri will exemplify with his imagery the vicious, cruel, and unusual punishments that this just is not the case. Henri will present portraits of bank robbers and wanted posters, prostitutes of the Barbary Coast in San Francisco’s now defunct red light district, old whiskey bottles, railroad ties, public hangings, along with other haunting ephemeral nostalgia. By digging further than most, culling and obtaining imagery from obscure books and libraries, with exhaustive research, and artifacts such as nudie playing … Read more ›
FEMME CARTEL IS….
GIRLY/URBAN ARTS, SMARTS, & COMMUNITY
a loose collective of talented, boundary-pushing, emotionally-on fire, contemporary urban artists…who happen to be femmes/girls/ladies of all Colors …
(living in the Bay Area, CA).
curated by: Femily Howe and Christina Bohn
Opening during the event:
10pm to 3am
161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA 94103