Juxtapoz interview Anthony Pontius

Anthony Pontius‘ debut Los Angeles solo show at our new gallery location in Culver City is fast approaching. I was recently talking with Anthony about this new body of work and wanted to share with you all a little bit more of the backstory fueling this new series. Below is a lil’ excerpt from his mail to me:

“the elusive caped cobra is not one painting but the essence of the entire show… the caped cobra is like a deity that represents the power hidden in the beauty of nature… yes ,she can be deadly but never will she abuse her power… we traded that force in exchange for a separate history of humankind… so it is now the merry band of riders who are dedicated to uphold her message thus preserving the lost harmony…”

Much will be left up to the interpretation of the viewer, but we’ll provide some add’l background info as the show grows closer. Pontius’ work is so multi-layered and textured, that in person they take on a new life all their own. We can’t wait for all to see his work in person this coming April.

Juxtapoz are big fans of Pontius’ work and recently posted a brief interview with him.

Check out Juxtapoz’ full interview with Anthony Pontius here:
http://www.juxtapoz.com/Features/back-talk-with-anthony-pontius

We’ll also be posting a more in-depth interview with Anthony here in the coming week, please watch for it.

COMING UP FRI, APRIL 9TH AT OUR NEW CULVER CITY LOCATION:

Main Gallery:
Anthony Pontius
‘the caped cobra and his merry band of riders’

Project Room:
‘Hunt & Gather’ – group show and book release featuring 12×12” works from Featuring 12×12” works from: Aaron Kraten, Andy Council, Deseo One, Carrie Ann Baade, Charles Wish, Chelsea Lewyta, Dave Pressler, Diva, Elizabeth Mcgrath, El Gato Chimney, Emilio Subira, J. Shea #9, Madsteez, Mr. Gauky, Plastic God, Scott Belcastro, Scott Campbell, Scott Radke, Tanner Goldbeck, Tessar Lo, Tiffany Liu, Timothy Lee, and Victor Castillo – curated by Tina Ziegler / www.Huntandgatherart.com

On view in our office:
‘Vision’ – group show featuring new works from Adam Caldwell, Craig ‘Skibs’ Barker, David MacDowell, Derek Gores, Jacub Gagnon, Jennifer Nehrbass, Jeff Ramirez, Josie Morway, Linnea Strid, Liz Brizzi, Pakayla Rae Biehn, Stella Im Hultberg, and Tran Nguyen

Fri, April 9th 7-10PM

Thinkspace
6009 Washington Blvd. in Culver City *Please note new address!!!
#310.558.3375 / Wed-Sat 1-6PM
www.thinkspacegallery.com  

Please note:
The Frysmith Foodtruck will be out, so come hungry!
http://www.eatfrysmith.com/

2 thoughts on “Juxtapoz interview Anthony Pontius”

  1. Paintings are amazing as always, thanks for opportunity to view paintings and interview. Great job Tony !

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