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Chinatown Arcade
48 Bowery
Tribeca / Downtown
July 22 - July 24, 2012
Reception: Sunday, July 22, 6 - 9 PM
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BLACK FOLIAGE Curated by Matthew Craven


Akira Horikawa Alejandro Guzman Alex Ebstein Benjamin Edmiston Bjorn Copeland Caitlin Cunningham Casey Jex Smith Christian Herr Christopher Daniels Denise Kupferschmidt Emma Burgess Olson Langdon Graves Lauren Seiden Leif Low-Beer Mark Sengbusch Matt Stone Michael Dotson Morgan Blair Natalia Yovane Ryan De La Hoz Ryan Travis Christian Sam Adams Shai Zurim Steven Riddle Ted Gahl Thomas DeLaney Trish Tillman Wesley Stokes

This exhibition brings together 28 Artist using a wide range of techniques and imagery within the field of drawing, painting and collage to create a singular artistic vision. BLACK FOLIAGE takes its name from the contemporary psych rock band Olivia Tremor Control’s 1999 album Black Foliage: Animation Music Vol. One. Like the album, this exhibition combines pop and experimental aesthetics into something eccentric and cohesive.

The combined efforts from these artists will create something akin to a psychedelic zen garden in an equally bizarre exhibition space. Chinatown Arcade (formerly a cell phone dispensary within the alley at 48 Bowery) is a truly unique space recently uncovered by some of New York’s most adventurous curators.

Please join us this Sunday, July 22nd from 6-9pm for the opening reception.

BLACK FOLIAGE will be a unique New York art viewing experience not to be missed.


“Try to throw away the flags of consciousness

Flow through the fields of time

But When you pass the black foliage

You can always change your mind”

-Looking For Quiet Seeds, Olivia Tremor Control
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