POST NO BILLS presents…
EUROPEAN BAILOUT SHOW
Antony Micallef – Conor Harrington – Ian Francis – Jonathan Yeo
JR – Mode2 – Paul Insect – Stanley Donwood – Vhils – Zevs
July 28 - August 28, 2011
Opening Reception: Thursday July 28, 2011, 7-10pm
1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice Beach, CA 90291
POST NO BILLS proudly announces their second exhibition in its Venice Beach based print shop. The European Bailout Show will feature exclusive new limited edition prints and original artwork by ten of Europe’s most innovative and highly celebrated artists- Anthony Micallef, Conor Harrington, Ian Francis, Jonathan Yeo, JR, Mode 2, Paul Insect, Stanley Donwood, Vhils and Zevs.
Continuing the overwhelming success of the shop’s launch last month with artist collective FAILE, the European Bailout Show highlights some of the most riveting creative minds in Europe today, with an impressive range of works from established and up-and-coming artists who continue to defy categorization. These artists’ innovative approaches and distinctive styles continue to challenge the conventional definitions of art and its boundaries.
The European Bailout Show features exclusive print editions including Arnold Schwarzenegger titled “Arnie” by Jonathan Yeo, the renowned master painter recognized for his controversial portraits made from collaged pornographic magazine clippings. Stanley Donwood, the highly regarded designer of Radiohead’s album art, has created a unique and limited print suite. Other notable editions include those of TED award-winning guerrilla artist and filmmaker, JR, and a small edition of laser etchings on wood by Portuguese artist Vhils, identified by his inventive techniques used to manipulate urban environments.In addition to the offered multiples, select artists will exhibit original artwork including Antony Micallef, who won massive acclaim for his 2007 Los Angeles sold-out solo show, Impure Idols, andConor Harrington, recognized for his impressive large-scale works of art, mixing bold imagery with historical and contemporary themes.
The second exhibition at POST NO BILLS continues to promote the shop’s mission-to provide passionate collectors of all levels with access to artwork of premium quality and master craftsmanship from an array of prolific talent worldwide. Now, the European Bailout Show bringsan opportunity to acquire a slice of Europe’s finest.
POST NO BILLS
The term POST NO BILLS is commonly identified in stencil form – on barriers erected around construction sites in an effort to deter clean walls from being altered. Generally speaking, this practice produces a contrary effect. Our founders subscribe to the notion that breaking rules generally inspires more ingenuity than following them. Which is why POST NO BILLS was created.
POST NO BILLS is an inventive print shop with a focus on hand made limited edition multiples. We are a singular destination where groundbreaking artists from around the globe can sell their wears directly to passionate collectors at all levels. Editions will be made on the premises with a true dedication to quality.
1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice Beach,CA 90291 | 310.399.2928 | www.postnobillsshop.com
Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 7pm | Monday by Appointment Only