Wednesday, April 18, 2012

This Saturday at 323East! Glenn Barr Presents LYRIC 2012: Featuring Over 30 Local & International Artists- Luke Chueh, Chet Zar and Derek Hess Previews

Luke Chueh Head Like a Hole

Chet Zar

Derek Hess
 On behalf of Glenn Barr and the 30+ participating artists, 323East would like to cordially invite you to join them for Lyric 2012 this Saturday April 21st from 6-11pm!

On the heels of the last March’s inaugural Lyric exhibition at 323East Gallery (see pictures from the show HERE), Glenn Barr is back to curate the second incarnation of his pervasive musically themed group exhibition Lyric 2012. With an expanded roster of local and international artists ranging from lowbrow, pop surrealism, graffiti and illustration, this show is set to be the largest group exhibition to date at the Metro Detroit gallery named Best of Place to Buy Art (for the 3rd Year in A Row!) by Real Detroit Weekly.

323East and Glenn Barr Studios Presents: Lyric 2012 Curated by Glenn Barr
Artists Reception from 6-11pm on Saturday April 21st 2012 @ 323East in Royal Oak, MI. Exhibition on View from April 21st - May 16th 2012 - This event is free and open to the public.

For this exhibition Glenn had one simple request for each artist: Each piece of art must be 12 x 12 inches, paying homage to the timeless beauty that can fit on the cover of a vinyl record. Each artist has been given free reign to draw inspiration from their favorite artist, album, song or lyric and put their personal interpretation to canvas.

"Music and its lyrics can always stimulate our emotions as well as leave us contemplating a visual narrative. Artists have always been known to use lyrics as inspiration and with this have created some of the greatest works in the world. This exhibition will illuminate the artist’s personal transcription from a song lyric to canvas." - Glenn Barr

Participating Artists Include:
Luke Chueh / Revok / Brett Amory / Eimi / Matt Eaton / Beau Stanton / Ron Zakrin / Tom Thewes / Tristan Eaton / Travis Louie / Chikuwaemil / Shojonotomo / Mark Heggie / BASK / Ray Domzalski/ Jeff Soto / Rick Morris /Chet Zar / Mark Dancy / Joey Seeman / THH70/ Bryan Cunningham / William Wray / Davin Brainard / Daniel Peacock / David Diavu Vecchiato/ Robert Nixon / Matt Gordon / Casey Weldon / Erik Otto / Martha Rich / John Dunivant / Derek Hess / Chris Dean / Dan Armand / April Segedi / Made514 and more...

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