If you live in the LA area, don't miss the opening of "Son of Baby Tattooville" at the Riverside Art Museum this weekend.
The exhibition includes that hard-to-classify artzone known as lowbrow, pop surrealism, graffiti, tattoo culture, and contemporary fantasy art. My recent painting called "Birdman" will be included in the show. More on the making of Birdman in a future post.
Other artists include Buff Monster, Johnny KMNDZ Rodriguez, KRK Ryden, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Yoskay Yamamoto, Audrey Kawasaki, Travis Louie, Elizabeth McGrath, Miss Mindy and a few surprise guests.
It's been a tough workout, but I think I'm finally in shape and ready to rock!
The exhibition runs through Nov. 21. There is a special public reception, but I must admit to a bit of confusion as to whether it takes place on Thursday (according to the Press Enterprise) or Friday (according to the Riverside Art Museum blog), or Saturday (according to the official Facebook page).
In any event, the opening reception will include a figure drawing event known as Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School, hosted by artist Molly Crabapple. Although the event is open to the public, please be aware that the figure drawing session will have nudity.
The Riverside Art Museum is at 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, 951-684-7111, www.riversideartmuseum.org
For more information at the Riverside Art Museum blog
or the Press Enterprise.