Max Neutra, best known for his cutout street art bunnies and his “Bunny Explosion” mural on Abbot Kinney, presents “No Man’s Land,” a vibrant collection of new paintings. The pieces tackle themes of alienation, fear, and personal evolution. His signature bunnies feature prominently.
Liseth Amaya has roots in Los Angeles, Central America and, most recently, the UK. These diverse cultures converge to inspire her latest paintings. Her confident brushstrokes, expressive figures, floral flourishes, and dreamy settings captivate and transport the viewer.
Peter Greco’s text-based paintings transform traditional calligraphy and typography typically associated with historic manuscripts into sleek and modern works of art. Greco is an instructor of expressive typography at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena where he also teaches a calligraphy workshop.
What would it look like if SpongeBob SquarePants exploded? Or if Spider-Man’s face melted off? In Matt Gondek’ssolo exhibition, Glow in the Dark, the Los Angeles based pop artist deconstructs these pop culture icons and others. Stylistically the paintings are as crisp and colorful as the original cartoons which creates a striking tonal contrast with their content: utter destruction.
On view: September 24 – October 15
What: Opening reception
Where: The Gabba Gallery, 3126 Beverly Blvd. 90057