NEXUS II at The Brand Library Opening Reception

We thank everyone who came out to the opening of Nexus II at Glendale’s Brand Library & Arts Center.

Nexus II is a group exhibition featuring works from a curated selection of New Contemporary artists, plus mini solo exhibitions by Drew Merritt, Ermsy, Super A, and Robert Proch, along-side a mural and installation by Bumblebeelovesyou, and sculptural installations in the Library’s outdoor courtyard by Spenser Little.

The exhibition is on view now through January 11th and you can view available pieces here and here.

Full Gallery After The Jump 

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Last Days To View SANER’s “In A Dream (En un Sueño)” & NEXUS group exhibition at The Brand Library and Art Center

Today, Friday, January 6th and tomorrow, Saturday, January 7th are the last days to catch SANER’s In A Dream (En un Sueño) and the extensive group exhibition NEXUS at The Brand Library and Art Center. This must see show feature pieces by 64 New Contemporary artists alongside murals and installations by Bumblebeelovesyou, Cryptik, Drew Merritt, Kelly Vivanco, Lucien Shapiro and Yoskay Yamamoto.

The Brand Library and Art Center is a hidden Los Angeles treasure. The 3,200 square foot venue consists of a primary exhibition space, a 2,800 square foot Skylight Gallery, and an auxiliary space, the Atrium Gallery, 500 square feet overlooking their courtyard.

1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201
Friday – Sunday  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

After a day at the Brand Library and Art Center, join us this Saturday night, January 7th for the opening of Stephanie Buer’s Uncommon Silence and So Youn Lee’s Limpid.


Thinkspace Family on Instagram : Brand Library & Art Center Edition

On Instagram, you will always find us posting sneak peeks, studio shots, and the work of our Thinkspace family from around the world. Follow the accounts of those artists and you’ll get a sneak peak into their lives and creative process. To continue our series, Thinkspace Family on Instagram, here are the accounts of a few of the artists who have installations at the Brand Library and Art Center.

Saner’s “In a Dream (En un Sueño) ” and the group exhibition NEXUS will both be on view at the Brand Library and Art Center now through January 6th.

The Instagram accounts below are in the following order; Saner, Cryptik, Drew Merritt, Lucien Shapiro, Bumblebeelovesyou.

My mural/ install for ‘NEXUS’ – curated by @thinkspace at the @brandlibrary || For this installation I recreated “Judith with the Head of Holofernes” which belonged to Mr. and Mrs. Brand and Was hanging in their living room on their estate which is now the Brand Library. Dr. Leavitt of the Pasadena Art Museum determined that the original painting hanging in the Library is a original hand oil painted copy made by one of the students of Cristofano Allori in the early 1600’s. The original is in the Pitti Palace in Florence. || I wanted to pay homage to not only Mr. & Mr. Brand, but also recreate one of my favorite subjects in art history. I wanted to portray Judith as the savior of the twelve tribes as it was done traditionally with her hand maiden, but also I wanted to put the representation of god represented by the fluorescent light and how modern society views religion. The cord running on the ground ( which people were tripping over all night as I intended ) was also a comment on society’s views of religion and art. I liked the idea of people not knowing if it’s art and if they could step on it or if it was just an extension cord. || this is A MURAL and is TEMPORARY. If you want to view it it’s only on exhibition for a short time and will get painted over. || Subjects: (Judith) @whosroxy (handmaiden) @ladyshark (Holofernes) Addison Fischer || • || #DrewMerritt #thinkspacegallery #thinkspacefamily #brandlibrary #brandlibraryandartcenter #glendale #art #newcontemporary #nexus #freeadmission #painting #mural #slayinggiants #slayingidols #slayingflies

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Damn 2016 all I can think about is bashing your skull in with light and happiness. What’s happening…. #urbanobsessor

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New SANER Print Released at In a Dream (En un Sueño)

We’re excited to announce that we will be releasing a new print by SANER at the opening of SANER’s solo exhibition In a Dream (En un Sueño) in collaboration with Fifty24MX at the Brand Library & Art Center this Saturday. We will have a table set up near the front of the entrance for print and SANER enthusiasts to pick up a print at 6pm when doors open.  The Brand Library & Art Center is just one mile from the LA Zoo and we anticipate it will resemble our BEYOND EDEN events. This is one of the hottest shows to hit Los Angeles this year, do not miss this show!

Opening Reception:
Saturday, November 5th 6-10PM
FREE and open to all // reception will feature DJs, cash bars, and food trucks!!!

Taking Place At:
Brand Library & Art Center
1601 W. Mountain Street
Glendale, California 91201



Edition of 50
16×20 inches (40.6×50.8cm)
Fine art print on 290gsm paper
Signed and numbered by the artist
$150 each

Printed by Static Medium