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SONG OF THE SIRENS female group show
Last Rites Gallery
511 West 33rd Street , 3rd floor, 212-529-0666
March 26 - April 23, 2011
Opening: Saturday, March 26, 7 - 11 PM
Last Rites Gallery presents it¹s first all-female group show. Known for exhibiting “Dark Art“ – a genre typically outnumbered by male artists, The gallery has set out to present a feminine twist on this hard-edged style. Just as the Siren song lured sailors to their violent death, over 17 female artists will be entrancing viewers with the beauty of their aesthetic, leading them into a more sinister realm.
Among this diverse group of talent is Tara McPherson- a fine artist & illustrator who¹s been profiled by publications including Vanity Fair and Spin, in addition to her work for rock bands such as Beck and Modest Mouse and commercial clients such as Warner Brothers and Nike; Niagara- former member of the punk band Destroy All Monsters, now creating striking depictions of strong women which have been exhibited in galleries & museums around the planet; Lady Pink- a world renowned graffiti artist who’s artwork has been gracing the streets since the since the 80’s, as well as presented in collections including the Whitney Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, and the MET in New York City; and Amy Crehore’s mysterious, dream-like narratives have been exhibited in notable galleries and museums for many years and commissioned by America’s top magazine and book publishers such as ESPN Magazine, Esquire, Forbes, GQ and Rolling Stone.
Featuring diverse subject matter and a variety of media from:
Amy Crehore, Imminent Disaster, Yoko D’Holbachie, Leslie Ditto, Dan-ah Kim, Danni Shinya Luo, Angie Mason, Tara McPherson, Miso, Catherine Brooks and Tamara Cervenka aka Isobel Milena, Niagara, Lisa Petrucci, Lilly Piri, Mijn Schatje, Pink Smith, Allison Sommers…and more!
Amy Crehore, Imminent Disaster, Yoko D’Holbachie, Leslie Ditto, Dan-ah Kim, Danni Shinya Luo, Angie Mason, Tara McPherson, Miso, Catherine Brooks and Tamara Cervenka aka Isobel Milena, Niagara, Lisa Petrucci, Lilly Piri, Mijn Schatje, Pink Smith, Allison Sommers