Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Project: PRESENTS "CLUB27"

AN EXHIBITION BY DAVID HOLLIER FEATURING ARTISTIC PORTRAITS OF MUSICIANS WHO PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 27.

The list begins with Robert Johnson, a Mississippi Bluesman, who died in 1938 and includes, amongst others, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain. Also included will be a special 12’ x 8’ mural dedicated to celebrated contemporary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

The opening reception on Saturday June 10th will be held from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., and will feature live performances by Latin Funk and Rock band Gadget Car and Orange County Alternative band Afterfall, along with music by turntablist extraordinaire Vinyl Ritchie, who will pay homage to those musicians with a set inspired by this show.

project: CLUB 27
Saturday, June 10th
8pm-1am
$10/open bar

project:
5016 Venice Blvd (at La Brea)
Los Angeles, CA 90019
www.project.bz

project: CLUB27 will remain on display until July 1st and may be viewed during gallery hours (Thursday-Saturday 12pm-5pm) or by appointment.

Artist David Hollier, who has shown across the United States and is a member of the ‘Apart’ artist collective of Notting Hill, London, draws upon his background in graphic design and the Fine Arts degree obtained from London’s prestigious Newcastle University to pay an effective tribute to these inspirational musicians and their exceptional artistry.

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