Did I mention yet how much I loved Montreal and the Yves Laroche Gallery? I think I might have....
Anyway, next week they're having an opening for a new show called Blood Royale. They have a new giclee print by Turf One for Blood Royale. Edition of 30, 11 1/4 x 17" on arche paper. If you'd like to reserve one or have any questions : info@yveslaroche.
Here's a bit about the show:
Off the skin and onto the walls, subversive Galerie d'art Yves Laroche holds high court for group exhibition in collaboration with TattooMania/Prosproduction.
Ink has an undeniable permanence: it is a marking which states declaration of the imagination…whether painted on canvas or penetrated into skin. As an affirmation of identity, an indication of memory or even a definition of personal style, the tattoo and its subculture has never been more prominent. Simultaneously iconoclastic and yet faithful to tradition, its presence as a time-honored art form is thriving. Featuring multi disciplinary works by over thirty notable In conjunction with the group exhibit will be a solo montage of pieces by Timer, Blood Royale is a dedication to those featured in this exhibition.
From realist to surrealist, each sketch-turned-masterpiece in this commemorative exhibit carries a unique quality contributing to what this exhibition symbolizes. All are invited to the Blood Royale coronation at Galerie d’art Yves Laroche on Wednesday September 10th 2008, from 6-9 pm, with music by Simahlak (simahlak.com). Hereafter, the exhibition will be pursued at the annual , from September 12th-14th weekend at the Gare Windsor. Amongst the crème de la crème of international and local artists will be work by Jason D’Aquino, Regino Gonzales, Filip Leu, Norm, Chris O’Donnell, Tin-tin and many more.
Opening Wednesday September 10th 2008.
6 pm- 9 pm