April 14, 2012

Barry McGee and Friends at Gallery Paule Anglim Off-Site Space


Barry McGee
and Friends

April 14th - May 19th , 2012

Opening Reception for the Artists: April 14th from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m

Gallery Paule Anglim is pleased to announce a special exhibition organized by Barry McGee at the gallery's off-site space at 1717 17th Street in San Francisco's Potrero Hill district. 
Contemporary Arts Centre describes the community acknowledging its present and past: an installation featuring work by McGee and fellow invited artists. The list of invitees includes:

A. Cuadro, A. Curry, A. Kopps, A. Linton, A. McCarthy, A. Ross, A. Sonnenberg, B. Chippendale, B. Daniel, B. McGee, C. I. A., C. Johanson, C. Lux, C. Rojas, D. Marshall, D. Johnson, B. Blurr, E. Jones, E. Lyle, F. Deiana, G. Thompson, J. Ackerman, J. Bender, J. Canham, J. Geller, J. Lazcano, J. Leonard, J. Nelson, K. Zimmerman, L. Flippen, M. Cross, M. Gonzales, M. Kilgallen, N. Ackerman, O. Shepard, O. Todd, P. Kirkeby, P. Valmorbida, R. Kaye, R. Neri, R. Potes, S. Simikich, T. James, T. Pushinski

Moving easily across the boundaries of street art, historical High Art, private/anonymous art practices and museum-sanctioned collections, Barry McGee has created and collaborated on artworks appreciated by a broad audience. Addressing social concerns of urban life, yet elaborating a unique personal style, McGee's works focus on a shared humanity, one painstakingly hand-detailed, finely-painted image at a time.

McGee's work has been shown widely in the San Francisco community and internationally, including The Venice Biennale (2001) and the Biennale de Lyon (2009-2010,) the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Los Angeles, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the UCLA Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, the BALTIC Centre in England and the Watari-um Museum in Tokyo. A retrospective exhibition of his work will be presented at the Berkeley Art Museum opening August 2012.

A reception for McGee & the artists will be held Saturday, April 14th from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.


Gallery Paule Anglim
Off-Site Space
1717 17th St.
San Francisco,
CA 94103
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