Both exhibitions are now on view through April 24th.
Virtual Tour created by Birdman
The Bishop Museum and Hawaiian Airlines presents:
‘POW! WOW! The First Decade: From Hawai’i To The World’
Exhibition curated by Jasper Wong and Andrew Hosner
Street Installation by Rachel Filbeck
Cultural Advisors: OG Slick, Carlos ‘Mare139’ Rodriguez and John ‘Crash’ Matos
On view May 15 through September 19, 2021
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, Hawai’I 96817
VIP Membership Preview: Friday, May 14
Public Opening Reception and visitation details shared soon
Excited to share details on our new print edition with Super A (aka Stefan Thelen) that we have published in support of his recent solo exhibition that took place at our new space this past January 2021.
We’re looking forward to sharing details soon on a special event with Super A this summer.
Edition of 150
20 x 30 inches / 50.8 x 76.2 cm
Fine art print on Canson Aquarelle 310gsm paper with deckled edges
Hand-signed and numbered by the artist
Printed by Static Medium
This special edition will be available this Friday, April 9 at 9am Los Angeles / 12pm NYC via our web shop.
Please be sure to use Google to check the time in your area.
Giorgiko – What is ( and What Is Not)
Brad Woodfin – Glad You’re Here
April 3, 2021 – April 24, 2021
EXCERPT FROM GIROGIKO INTERVIEW
What advice would you give to artists trying to find their voice or style?
Darren: I would highly encourage them to not be afraid of creating an “ugly” piece of artwork. When they create a piece of artwork they don’t like, they should hold onto it so that they can figure out what they don’t like about it. For me, I didn’t find my “style” of painting until after I graduated from ArtCenter. In hindsight, this is a great regret, because the main reason I didn’t find my style was that I was too preoccupied with impressing people, or at the very least avoiding creating something people would find “ugly”. I had to create a lot of “ugly” pieces in order to really figure out what I liked and didn’t like.
EXCERPT FROM BRAD WOODFIN INTERVIEW
Who are a few of your creative influences? How have they inspired you and your work?
Marion Peck is a friend and a mentor. I was lucky enough to meet her years ago and she showed me what an artist is. I love her paintings, but it was also that she was the coolest person I had met. I was painting but I knew nothing about what I was doing. I saw her put-together shows in her apartment. Her amazing paintings pinned to her walls. I was in awe but also saw how it worked. The romance of it and the alchemy. She was my Patti Smith. She was punk and wild and so talented and exotic and such a force. Meeting her for sure changed my life. I love the work of Northern Renaissance, Surrealists, the Situationist International, Alexander McQueen but I think being inspired how to live, create, think and work by Marion Peck or reading Just Kids by Patti Smith has a sort of “whole package” vibe
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