Art Press for Vincent Johnson in Photography 2013 at Another Year in LA gallery West Hollywood

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PHOTOGRAPHY 2013

Another Year in LA

Event: PHOTOGRAPHY 2013

Artist Name:
Richard Haley, Vincent Johnson, John Knuth, Ann Mitchell, Rachel Sussman

California Toilet: The Sink, by Vincent Johnson (2010)

Where:
8687 Melrose Blvd, Suite B267, PDC, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Opening Reception
Thu. Jan 17, 2013 @ 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Start Date:
Thu. Jan 17, 2013

End Date:
Fri. Mar 08, 2013

Description: Although there are only five artists (Richard Haley, Vincent Johnson, John Knuth, Ann Mitchell, Rachel Sussman) in PHOTOGRAPHY 2013, the range of imagery in this

Thursday, January 17

artguide
    • LOS ANGELES

Today, January 17th 2013

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    Another Year In LA

  • California Toilet: The Sink, by Vincent Johnson (2010)
  • Design Lab at Pacific Design Center, Suite B267, 8687 Melrose Avenue  / +13232234000 / anotheryearinla.com

  • Tue – Fri 12pm to 5pm

    Richard Haley, Vincent Johnson, John Knuth, Ann Mitchell, Rachel Sussman PHOTOGRAPHY 2013

    Jan 17 – Mar 8, 2013 Reception: Thu Jan 17 5pm

  • Although there are only five artists in PHOTOGRAPHY 2013, the range of imagery in this show is vast.

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    -Vincent Johnson

    Los Angeles, California

    July 29, 2012

    Vincent Johnson is an artist and writer in Los Angeles

    New Abstract Paintings: The Cosmos suite (2012)

    Golden Dream (2012), part of the Cosmos Suite of paintings

    California Toilet, Filthy Light Switch (2010) by Vincent Johnson. Archival Epson print (Private Collection, Miami, Florida). I provided this image as I realized its clear similarity to Golden Dream, which I completed a week ago in my studio in Los Angeles.

    Two at Night (2012) from the Cosmos suite of paintings, Oil on canvas, 30×40 inches

    Cosmos. Oil on canvas  2012 by Vincent Johnson

    Cosmos Red Yellow Green. Oil on canvas 2012 by Vincent Johnson

    Green God. Oil on canvas 2012 by Vincent Johnson

    This new painting series is part of my ongoing exploration of painting materials and techniques from the history of painting. The works combine knowledge of painting practices of both abstract and representation paintings. The works concern themselves purely with the visual power that paintings can do through the manipulation of paint. Some of the underpaintings are allowed to dry for months; some of those are built dark to light, others light to dark. None are made in a single setting. Most are worked and reworked using studio materials. Each new series takes a different approach to the painted surface from how the paint is applied, to varying the painting mediums. This suite concerns itself with the layering of paint by building up the surface and altering and reworking the wet paint with studio tools.

    Two larger paintings will be completed and photographed on Sunday, July 15, 2012 and posted here.

    Vincent Johnson, Grayscale painting: The Storm (2012). Oil on canvas, 30×40 inches, created in studio in Los Angeles, California

    Vincent Johnson is an artist and writer in Los Angeles

    Vincent Johnson, Nine Grayscale Paintings, Beacon Arts Center, Los Angeles, (2001). Oil on canvas. Each panel is 20×24 inches.
    photograph of silver paint on my hands in studio, Los Angeles, during the creation of Nine Grayscale paintings.
    Vincent Johnson – in Los Angeles studio working on Nine Grayscale Paintings, 2011

    Vincent Johnson

    Los Angeles, California

    Vincent Johnson received his MFA in Fine Art Painting from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California 1997 and his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a 2005 Creative Capital Grantee, and was selected for the Baum: An Emerging American Photographer’s Award in 2004 and 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. In 2010 he was named a United States Artists project artist. His work has been reviewed in ArtForum, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, Art in America, Art Slant and many other publications. His photographic works were most recently shown in the inaugural Pulse Fair Los Angeles. His most recent paintings were shown at the Beacon Arts Center in Los Angeles.

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