Autonomie Projects Los Angeles’ Upcoming Exhibition is Inspired by Great Art Made from Books opens April 17, 2015

Emerging artist gallery Autonomie Projects in Los Angeles is inviting artists from all corners of the globe to participate in their exciting upcoming exhibition The Book As A Work of Art for All

The exhibition will include an online component as well as an electronic catalog. Visit http://www.autonomieprojects.com for complete submission and exhibition details.

The exhibition is curated by Autonomie Projects director Chelle Barbour and The Book As A Work of Art for All exhibition project co-curator Vincent Johnson.

Exhibition dates are April 17, 2015 – May 16, 2015

Thanks for your interest in this upcoming important Los Angeles exhibition.

Vincent Johnson is an artist and writer, author of Fireplace Chats art blog

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at vincentjohnsonart@gmail.com

 

 "Alexander Korzer-Robinson’s amazing antique book art." http://livingdesign.info/tag/antique-books/

“Alexander Korzer-Robinson’s amazing antique book art.”
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Book art by Brian Detmer

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“Artist Brian Dettmer created this book sculpture from an altered set of encyclopedias.” http://www.popsugar.com/home/photo-gallery/6066753/image/6066758/Artist-Brian-Dettmer-created-book-sculpture-from-altered-set

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“Kyle Kirkpatrick is a British artist who is creating topographical landscapes out of old texts.” http://ukylawlibrary.blogspot.com/2012/02/books-as-sculpture.html

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Book art by Nicholas Galanin.

 

 About the co-curator and artist Vincent Galen Johnson:
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Vincent Johnson is a Los Angeles’ based artist and writer, and co-curator of Autonomie Projects.

Vincent Johnson received his MFA in Fine Art Painting from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California 1997 and his BFA in Painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1986. His work in both photography, painting and sculpture engages unnoticed or forgotten histories. He is a 2005 Creative Capital Grantee, and was selected for the New Museum of Contemporary Arts Aldrich Art Award in 2007 and for the Art Matters grant in 2008, and in 2009 for the Foundation for Contemporary Art Fellowship, Los Angeles. His work has been reviewed in Artforum, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and Art in America. He has shown at Soho House (curated by ForYourArt) and at Palihouse (curated by L.A.N.D.) both West Hollywood, and most recently at Another Year in LA gallery, West Hollywood. Johnson’s work has appeared in numerous venues, including The Studio Museum in Harlem (Freestyle (2001, The Philosophy of Time Travel, 2007, and The Bearden Project, 2011); the PS1 Museum, New York; the SK Stiftung, Cologne; the Santa Monica Museum of Art, LAXART; Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles; Boston University Art Museum; Kellogg Museum, Cal Poly Pomona; Adamski gallery of Contemporary Art, Aachen; both Lemonsky Projects and Locust Projects, Miami; Banff Center, Canada and Plug ICA, Winnipeg. Johnson’s work has been published in a dozen exhibition catalogs. His work was most recently exhibited in the inaugural Open Project exhibition at the Palace of the Inquisition, Evora, Portugal.

In early 2015 Johnson will show work at the Incognito benefit exhibition at the Santa Monica Museum of Art.
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