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POPcentric

July 11 - September 8, 2007
installation view
Installation view
installation view
installation view
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Guido Bagini
Untitled
2007
acrylic on cardboard mounted on plywood, in twelve sections
180 x 102 x 2 in
DIMITRIOS ANTONITSIS
Where The Queen stands Guard #2, 2007
Bubble jet print on gold foil
50 x 29 ½ inches
Unique
DIMITRIOS ANTONITSIS
Where The Queen stands Guard #1, 2007
Bubble jet print on gold foil
50 x 29 ½ inches
Unique
DIMITRIOS ANTONITSIS
Where The Queen stands Guard #3, 2007
Bubble jet print on gold foil
50 x 29 ½ inches
Unique
DIMITRIOS ANTONITSIS
Where The Queen stands Guard #4, 2007
Bubble jet print on gold foil
50 x 29 ½ inches
Unique
FRANCESCO SIMETI		
Astro, 2006
Printed wallpaper
Dimensions variable
Edition of 5
DEXTER DALWOOD	
Altamont, 2007
Oil on canvas
39 x 36 ½ inches
Unique
CHRISTIAN LEMMERZ	
The Prophet 
(Bin Laden) 
2005
Bronze with gold leaf  
35 x 6 x 4 inches
Edition of 6
FISCHERSPOONER
Get Confused, 2007
single channel projection 
with soundtrack
4 mins 32 secs
LIZ CRAFT
Hairy Guy Laying Down, 2006 
Bronze
57 x 40 x 22 inches
Unique
LIZ CRAFT
Hairy Guy With Binoculars, 2006 
Bronze
34 x 33 x 30 inches
Unique
KAWS 
Limited Time Only, 2007
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 50 inches
Unique
KAWS
Untitled 2, 2007
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 50 inches
CARL D'ALVIA	
Calf, 2004
Painted resin
2004
17 x 33 x 15 inches
Edition of 2
BRUCE RICHARDS
Perennial, 2007
Oil on linen
32 x 34 inches
Unique
BRUCE RICHARDS
Circumlocution, 2007	
Oil on linen
32 x 34 inches
Unique
BRUCE RICHARDS
L.A. Portrait, 1999
Oil on canvas
23 5/8 x 20 3/8 inches, framed
Unique
JOHN ARMLEDER
Foraminifera and Ciliata
1994
Rubber, earth, flowers
55 x 55 x 14 ½ inches
MARIO SCHIFANO
Untitled, 1961
Enamel on paper
27 ½ x 39 3/8 inches
Unique
michael bevilacqua
L'Absinthe
2007
acrylic on canvas
40 x 30 x 1 1/2 inches
unique
michael bevilacqua
Fantomas Returns
2007
acrylic on canvas
60 x 48 x 1 1/2 inches
unique

Press Release

Reception: 11 July, 6-8 pm

GERING & LóPEZ GALLERY is pleased to present POPCENTRIC on view from July 11th through
September 8th, 2007. This group exhibition will feature new work by thirteen internationally known artists including Dimitrios Antonitsis, John Armleder, Guido Bagini, Michael Bevilacqua, Liz Craft, Dexter Dalwood, Carl D'Alvia, FISCHERSPOONER, KAWS, Christian Lemmerz, Bruce Richards, Mario Schifano and Francesco Simeti.

Curated by artist Michael Bevilacqua and gallerist Sandra Gering, this exhibition surveys a new generation of Pop artists continuing the exploration of pop themes while employing new techniques drawn from popular mass culture. Still inspired by an obsession with consumerism and commercial imagery, these artists are less concerned with literal renderings but rather allow an emotional connection to contemporary culture to fuel their work.

From music to politics, cinema to sexuality, imagery has become universal and these artists continue to incorporate such topics in their work. For example, Greek artist, Dimitrios Antonitsis presents a series of four photographic portraits of New York's infamous Leona Helmsley, graced with a touch of gold sparkle. Italian artist, Francesco Simeti uses repetition in his floor to ceiling wallpaper installation, Astro, which explosions and outer space imagery are taken from historical records such as newspapers and the internet. FISCHERSPOONERS' new release Get Confused, a single channel video projection, will be screened for the first time. Music, art historical and cinematic references can all be found in Bruce Richards' and Michael Bevilacqua's graphic two-dimensional work. Installation by Swiss artist, John Armleder, utilizes rubber tires as an indoor garden for fresh plants and flowers. Also included is a new painting, Altamont, by British artist Dexter Dalwood and quirky sculptures by American artists Liz Craft and Carl D'Alvia. Other works include two large-scale graffiti works by KAWS, a famous New York graffiti artist and limited edition toy designer.

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Selected Press

Time Out
September 2007

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The New Yorker
July 2007

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New York Times
July 2007

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