2.9.12 twelve @ West Los Angeles College Art Gallery

West Los Angeles College Art Gallery presents
THURSDAY RECEPTION FEBRUARY 9, 2012 7-10PM
[FEBRUARY 6, 2012 – MARCH 9, 2012]
twelve

9000 Overland Ave. Culver City, CA 90230

twelve
curated by Kio Griffith

twelve is a show about the ubiquitous consciousness and idea encompassing the number as a completion of cycles, measurements, spiritual and religious attributes, temporal, and tonal in music and colors. The word “twelve” is the largest number with a single-morpheme name in English. Etymology suggests that “twelve” (similar to “eleven”) arises from the Germanic compound twalif “two-leftover”; “two remaining (after having ten taken)”. This compound meaning may have been transparent to speakers of Old English, but the modern form “twelve” is quite opaque.

In its current accepted idea of the “whole” or “set”, “twelve” explores the mathematical coincidences in the process of each work selected, in most cases smaller units that add up to a larger universe and more or less with characteristic aberrations.

Featuring:
Joseph G Cruz
Nathan Danilowicz
David Michael DeBoer
Dave Dyment
McLean Fahnestock
Eamonn Fox
Joseph Hammer
Ichiro Irie
Kaz Oshiro
Christian Tedeschi
Grant Vetter
Matthew Winkler

twelve website

Facebook Event page

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: