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Scope Miami Art Show 2009

Scope Miami Art Show 2009

Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art Invites you to meet at Scope Miami 2009 Booth # 127. Featuring works by: Simon Birch, Boxi, Case, Hush, Mark Jenkins, Nunca, Sixeart and daily site specific installations by Aakash Nihalani. Also limited edition prints available from The London Police and Ellis G.


VIP Preview Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 11h00 until 18h00 // Please RSVP to: rsvp@ carmichaelgallery.com // 2136 NW 1st Ave. Miami, FL 33127

Open Daily December 3-5, 2009: 11h00 until 19h00

December 6, 2009: 11h00 until 18h00

Aakash Nihalani


Aakash Nihalani

Aakash Nihalani's artwork consists mainly of isometric rectangles and squares. He selectively places these graphics within his work and on the streets of New York to highlight the unexpected contours and elegant geometry of his chosen surface. Outdoors, all execution of a piece is done on site with little to no planning. “We all need the opportunity to see the city more playfully,” he says, “as a world dominated by the interplay of very basic color and shape. I try to create a new space within the existing space of our everyday world for people to enter freely, and unexpectedly disconnect' from their reality. People need to understand that how it is isn't how it has to be. My work is created in reaction to what we readily encounter in our lives, sidewalks and doorways, buildings and bricks. I'm just connecting the dots differently to make my own picture.”


HUSH

Hush

Hush's work is a sensory assault of shape, color, and character. With a technique that involves building up and tearing down layers of paint and images as he works, he expose the conflicts between power and decay and innocence and sexuality. His content, which synthesizes anime, pop-infused imagery, graffiti, and graphic design, offers a unique perspective of Eastern and Western culture.
Hush trained as a graphic designer and illustrator at Newcastle School of Art and Design. He currently lives and works in Newcastle.


Simon Birch

Simon Birch

Simon Birch's dramatic large-scale oil portraits are breathtaking in their scale and sophistication. Combining a refined treatment of color and astute awareness of textural rhythms, the artist's deeply personal style fuses striking figuration with abstract deconstruction. His ability to identify, shape, amplify and reduce raw physical and internal passion enhances his portrayal of fluid human motion and fragmented emotional states.
Born in Brighton in 1969, Birch's entry into the formal art world was singular. With no conventional training, he left the UK for Hong Kong in the mid-nineties, where he made his living as a construction worker in order to fully pursue his artistic goals and finance his early exhibitions. He has since established himself as one of Asia's most collectable emerging artists.


Sixart

Sixart

Sixeart's mixture of psychedelic abstraction and comic book inspired figuration has become an essential element of the urban fabric in his hometown, Barcelona. His work has a childlike innocence that is combined with an almost hallucinogenic sense of second sight. Sixeart's highly personal visual language features a host of recurring figures and animals, which he applies to canvas and sculpture with equal flair. The dreamlike quality of his work shows an affinity with Surrealist artists, particularly Joan MirĂ³, another native of Barcelona.


Boxi

Boxi

Boxi is drawn to the incongruous narrative in figuration. A dark disillusioned romanticism pervades throughout his work, in which material boundaries are dissolved and perceptions are altered. He articulates confrontational themes such as paranoia, isolation, disappointment, love and grief through hand cut, multi-layered stencils, often life-sized, which offer a comforting solidity within his abstract landscapes.

Born in Kent in 1974, the artist completed his studies at the London St. Martins School of Art with a BA Fine Arts degree in Painting in 1996. He has lived and worked in Berlin since 1999.




MARK JENKINS

Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins is an internationally acclaimed American artist known for the mixed media sculptures and street installations he places throughout urban and environmental settings, sometimes with, but often without, permission. Jenkins' process involves dry casting everything from fire hydrants and toy ducks to baby dolls and human “dummies” with clear box sealing tape, often dressing the latter to appear scarily life-like. Simultaneously camouflaging into their surroundings and eliciting spectacular amounts of attention from passersby, these sculptures have been observed lounging atop billboards, slumped over cafeteria tables, panhandling in the streets, emanating from street poles, drowning in bodies of water, clinging to statues, overturning street signs and more in locations such as Belgrade, Vienna, Washington D.C., London, Barcelona, New York, Moscow and Seoul.



Nunca

Nunca

Sao Paulo based artist Nunca has developed a unique pictorial form of communication, employing bold colors and lines to evoke the ancient traditions of the Brazilian people. His works reflect what he sees as the inner character of the Brazilian people, fighting for survival in the modern metropolis, and create a timeless dialogue between ancient and modern. The faces Nunca depicts are based on members of the public whom he sees while walking through the city. Although they are created with acrylic or spray paint, they often have the look of ancient woodcuts or etchings.



case

case

Andreas von Chrzanowski (aka case) combines technical expertise with innovation and irony to investigate the parallels that exist between the conflicting states of convention and controversy. Widely recognized as one of the best photorealistic spray paint artists in the world, he manipulates beauty in a dark, thrilling and provocative manner. His groundbreaking technique has set new standards and established a global collector base and fan network.
Born in Germany in 1979, von Chrzanowski studied Art Restoration and Conservation at Erfurt University of Applied Sciences. He currently lives and works in Frankfurt.


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