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Pop-up Beginnings

Milavec Green
929 Broadway, 817-975-5488
Flatiron / Gramercy
March 5 - March 31, 2010
Reception: Friday, March 5, 6 - 9 PM
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Milavec Green is a partnership formed by this awesome chick named Nikki Milavec and this swanky dude named Adam Green, not the semi-famous musician, but another guy with the same name. This is a venture in unintentional entrepreneurship, but don’t worry we are going to be a kick ass art gallery that exposes the world to amazingly, beautifully, wonderful, awesomeness sweet loving art! So take note my fellow viewers of this here paragraph because Milavec Green is about to take the damn world by storm!

Milavec Green Gallery is pleased to present in its debut exhibition, Pop-Up Beginnings, a group show of paintings, photographs and sculptures. Located in a vacant retail space in Manhattan’s flat-iron district, Pop-Up Beginnings features the work of several exciting emerging and established artists. The group show boasts ten diverse artists offering unique styles and approaches to their respective artworks. The artists included in the exhibition are also geographically varied, originating from New York, London, Korea, Los Angeles and Russia.

Alex Yudzon’s portrayal of contemporary motifs are richly filled with patterns and symbols influential to his upbringing. Lisa Lebofsky depicts clouds, figures and waterfronts on metal canvases, resulting in a brilliant radiance. Allan D. Hasty exposes the darker side of intimate logos that double as decoration in the underground drug world. Meanwhile, Allan D. Hasty, along with Parker Wolf, tie down faceless images and objects that find themselves in an endless struggle in their current environment. Jeremy Olson’s surrealist scenes and portraits causes you to question if things are as beautiful out of context. Thaddeus Radell’s paintings emphasize process, enriching and reinforcing the emotive capacity of his images. Yun-Woo Choi’s sculptural works strike a balance between their ethereal materials that culminate into a penetrating presence. Yeleen Lee photographs and obscures the reflections of the New York skyline in the rippling asphalt puddles most of us avoid. Laura Harris has a fresh perspective of celebrity and how they think they are being perceived.

Pop-Up Beginnings will be on view at Milavec Green Gallery, 929 Broadway (between 21st and 22nd street) through March 30, 2010. Hours: 7 Days a Week, 11:00 to 7 PM.
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