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Exhibitions: May 18 – 24

May 17, 2014

Venice Art Walk

Group Show

Opening: May 18

Google’s Venice Headquarters,

340 Main St, Venice, USA

theveniceartwalk.org

Venice Art Walk has been organized by a group of artists and volunteers in the distant 1979, as an artistic fundraiser for the Venice Family Clinic. C.A.V.E. gallery has been a part of the event for over 5 years with shows prepared especially for the occasion. This year, the space will have a large group exhibition with an impressive roster of artists. Venice Art Walk will occur on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Google Headquarters in Venice, California, commemorating over forty years of the Clinic, which continues to provide healthcare for more than 24,000 people in need.

The Insistent Image

Recurrent Motifs on the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns

Opening: May 22

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art Charleston

161 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, USA

halsey.cofc.edu

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art of Charleston announced a spectacular dual exhibition by two of the iconic figures in modern and contemporary American art. The street art luminary and the living legend will exhibit their prints in a show entitled The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs on the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns. This unique display will present new pieces by Obey mastermind and sixteen prints by the iconic, Jasper Johns. Both artist will be exhibited in separate room, and the Halsey Institute denounced any comparative character of the show. However, the theme binds the into one spectrum and it will be hard not to examine the similarities and the discrepancies between the two unique and influential styles.

Abstract Experiences

Group Show

Opening: May 23

Opera Gallery Paris

356, rue Saint-Honoré, Paris

operagallery.com

Abstract art gained independence around the middle of the last century. Since then, it has developed in various directions, but we must never forget the origins, nor the critical points in the evolution of this purely modern movement. Parisian space of the Opera Gallery is opening an exhibition entitled Abstract Experiences: Beyond the Real, dedicated exactly to these crucial and fundamental points in art, when abstraction was at its peak and the today’s followers of the contemplative expression. The exhibition will attempt to depict diverse ways and perceptions of creation by each participating artist, all luminaries of contemporary art, through an array of various themes .