ROA’s Los Angeles pop-up show opens big!

Main gallery view of ROA's special LA pop-up show at New Puppy

“This new gallery work continues the artist’s exploration of the collision between natural and man-made worlds. It is also a comment on the importance of considering the unseen or overlooked – be it animals within the looming urban landscape, or their delicate nature… The new work highlights ROA’s craft in providing these dual views through several different approaches – accordion style pieces created out of household doors placed at 90 degree angles, window shutters that flip to reveal another reality, strategically placed panels which open to reveal an animal’s innards, and finally a video projection installation which reveals alternating views of a boar’s stomach contents. Speaking of video projections, the show offers several – two of which present an overview of ROA’s street work spanning the globe for those not familiar with his history and aesthetic… The highlight of the show is clearly the expansive wall mural installation with a scene featuring a cunning fox stalking a horde of rodents played out across a jumble of found doors, drawers, street signs and more… Highly recommended for all those inspired by the allure of art created in the street.”
– DailyDujour.com

“The opening of Roa’s LA solo show did not disappoint.” – Unurth.com

Main installation wall ('closed' view)
Main installation wall ('open' view)

View the full show reviews and some great images from the evening at the below links:
Unurth www.unurth.com/780975/Roa-New-Puppy-Gallery-Los-Angeles
DailyDujour dailydujour.com/2010/11/14/seen-roas-la-solo-11-13/
Juxtapozwww.juxtapoz.com/Current/around-town-la-opening-photos-from-roas-thinkspace-show
Arrested Motionarrestedmotion.com/2010/11/openings-roa-pop-up-show-los-angeles/

ROA's lenticular squirrel (front view) - standing over 6 feet tall!

View the works featured in the show here:
http://www.thinkspacegallery.com/2010/11/project/works.php

For purchase inquiries and additional information, please send a mail to contact@thinkspacegallery.com and we’ll get right back to you.

ROA’s special show will be on view through Nov. 24th at New Puppy Gallery
Open Wed-Sat from Noon-6PM (or by appointment)

New Puppy Gallery (presented by Thinkspace)
2808 Elm Street in the Cypress Park area of LA
(*easily accessible from the 110, the 2, and the 5)

www.flickr.com/photos/roagraffiti
www.thinkspacegallery.com

*Pics courtesy of Arrested Motion and DailyDujour

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