Howard Fox, LACMA
Rex Bruce, LACDA
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New and Improved

June 12-July 5, 2008
Reception June 12 7-9pm
in conjunction with the downtown art walk


It is common knowledge that (for all of the usual reasons) artists often become pigeonholed in a particular style, or that the ever present curatorial "trend," "theme" or "concept" can become somewhat tyrannical in terms of dictating the way in which artworks take shape. For this exhibit LACDA curator Rex Bruce invited selected artists to try something new or show some un-exhibited work that they would like to have seen. In one sense the exhibit is curated, in that the artists for the show were selected, and in another it is self governing in that the artists were allowed to choose the works they wish to show. The only influence would be that this choice came with a healthy dose of encouragement to experiment.

In this spirit of experimentation this show is also an inversion of the practice whereby a gallery doles out wall space to the precious few, thus shortchanging artists as well as their audience the experience of the vast wealth of creativity our global culture in fact produces. A very large group exhibit allows more variety and vibrancy and makes a more accurate representation of the massive quantity of art that exists in the contemporary moment. This is especially true for a digital gallery that aligns itself with the electronic free-for-all that constitutes our time; a world replete with social networks, mobile communications, ubiquitous cameras, ubiquitous editing software, uploads, downloads, blogs, vlogs and the extremely open and rapid-fire discourse they engender.

The Artists:

Diane Arrieta
Edward Bateman
Kimber Berry
Ela Boyd
Trang Bui
Jeri Donaldson
Chris Dunker
Jaz Fabry
Martin Gantman
Wilda Gerideau-Squires
Olga Gerrard
Wally Gilbert
Sarah Green
Lori Hepner
Douglass Hill
Tama Hochbaum
Pete Jackson
Kathryn Jacobi
S.K. James
Aunia Kahn
Yolanda Klappert
Barbara Kossy
Michael Lightsey
Heather Lowe
Tracy Mac
Meg Madison
Timothy McLoughlin
Chuck Quint
Beth Ross
Douglas Ross
Michael Salerno
Mel Sant
Charlie Siebert
Jun-Jun Sta. Ana
Phil Tarley
Todd Tostado
Anneliese Varaldiev
Claudio Vazquez
John F. Walté
Jen Zen
Thomas Ziorjen
John Zwick




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