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Bad Dads Opening Sat, Oct 30th

Written by Trippe   
Saturday, 30 October 2010 10:41
The group show "Bad Dads", tribute to the films of Wes Anderson, opens tonight, Saturday, Oct 30th (8-12am) here in SF @LoPo Gallery with Spoke Art. Artists include Ana Bagayan, Munk One, Caia Koopman, Dave MacDowell, Carlos Ramos, Dabs and Myla, Sandi Calistro, Tim Doyle, Kevin Tong, Akira Beard, Greg Gossel, Shannon Bonatakis, Robert Bowen, Dave Correia, Jason Vivona, Zoltron and many, many more.

Bad Dads, truibute to the films of Wes Anderson
Opening, Sat Oct 30th (8-12am)
@LoPo Gallery
1141 Polk Street (entrance through Space Gallery)

click here to preview the show

Tatiana Suarez

Serge Gay Jr

Press Release: Spoke Art is proud to present “Bad Dads” an art show tribute to the films of Wes Anderson. In addition to catchy soundtracks, sharp dialogue and effortless cinematography, one of the main underlying themes to many of the iconic and cult-status films of Wes Anderson is the incorporation of characters with family issues, notably father issues. Please join us this Saturday, October 30th from 8PM to midnight at LoPo Gallery in San Francisco as we unveil our latest show, as well as San Francisco’s newest art space, with a very special opening reception and Halloween party. “Bad Dads” will be on display till Saturday, November 27th and is free and open to the public.

Robert Bowen

Kevin Tong Rushmore

“Bad Dads” is a group show culling from some of Wes Anderson’s most memorable and loved scenes, characters, concepts and themes, realized by some of the new contemporary art scene’s quickest rising and established stars. With an all star lineup representing nearly seventy of our favorite pop surrealist painters, screen printers, street and new contemporary artists working in the United States and beyond; artists include such notable guests as Ana Bagayan, Munk One, Caia Koopman, Dave MacDowell, Carlos Ramos, Dabs and Myla, Sandi Calistro, Tim Doyle, Kevin Tong, Akira Beard, Greg Gossel, Shannon Bonatakis, Robert Bowen, Dave Correia, Jason Vivona, Zoltron and many, many more. With close to 70 artists participating, expect a full range of artistic mediums, styles and price points.

Ken Keirns

Jacob Borshard

In keeping with Spoke Art’s vision of making art both accessible and affordable, many of the works from the show have been produced into limited edition fine art prints. Both original and printed works will be made available for purchase through the Spoke Art website immediately following the show’s opening. A special buyer and press preview will be hosted from 6-8PM the night of the opening, complimentary food and beverage will be provided.

Helen Bayly

Greg Gossel

LoPo Gallery is San Francisco’s newest art space, located on Polk Street between Post Sutter. The entrance to LoPo is through the adjoining Space Gallery, which is located at 1141 Polk St. Boasting multiple rooms, exposed rafters and antique hardwood floors, LoPo Gallery is set to become San Francisco’s newest art hot spot and destination. Due to liquor license restrictions, LoPo Gallery is a 21+ venue.

Garry Booth

Dave Greco

As an added bonus, “Just One Bite” an exhibition of zombie themed artwork will be on view concurrently opening in the adjoining Space Gallery. Curated by Jason Vivona, “Just One Bite” features the likes of Brian Henderson, Helen Bayley, Bo Hemlich, Justin Lovato, Ryan De La Hoz and a virtual mass grave of fun! Both shows will feature the live musical stylings of San Francisco-based producer, remix artist, and official scratch dj for the 49ers, Dj Theory.

Blake Loosli

Audrey Pongracz

Akira Beard

What: Spoke Art presents: “Bad Dads” an art show tribute to the films of Wes Anderson.
When: Opening Reception and Halloween Party- Saturday, October 30th, 2010 8-12 PM
Show runs through November 27th, 2010
Where: LoPo Gallery
1141 Polk Street (entrance through Space Gallery)
San Francisco, CA 94109

For more information on Spoke Art : http://www.spokeart.net/?For more information on LoPo Gallery: http://lopogallery.com/
For more information on Dj Theory: http://www.forwardafterall.com/

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