FRIDAY MAY 27, 2011 6:30 to 9:30PM
11851 La Grange Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90025 | 424.248.0781
HOME ON LA GRANGE
curated by Kio Griffith.
Brian Dettmer, Arian Dylan, P-Jay Fidler, Dustin Fosnot, Clark Goolsby, Rich Jacobs, Jason Hernandez, Aska Irie, Alex Kopps, Jeff Ladouceur, Jacqueline Rush Lee, Jason Manley, Rebeca Méndez, Jason Polan, Kim Rugg, Bryan Schnelle, Robert The
Opening reception: May 27, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Show runs from May 27 to July 3 2011
Modern day “grangerizers” hunt and gather outdated printed matter and everyday scrap to reconstruct the printed object. The show will survey expanded ideas of reworked books, album covers, consumer packaging and imaginary materials.
“Where seldom is heard a discouraging word And the skies are not cloudy all day… (from “Home on The Range”)
1. to augment the illustrative content of (a book) by inserting additional prints, drawings, engravings, etc., not included in the original volume.
2. to mutilate (books) in order to get illustrative material for such a purpose.
Origin: 1880–85; after James Granger (1723–1776), English clergyman whose Biographical History of England (1769) was arranged for such illustrations.