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Delineations

Ad Hoc Art
49 Bogart Street
Bushwick/Ridgewood
January 16 - February 15, 2009
Reception: Friday, January 16, 7 - 10 PM
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Participating artists include: Gigi Chen, Black Label Crew, Molly Crabapple, Fernanda Cohen, Cycle, Bonnie Durham, Ewelina Ferruso, EZO, Ezra Eismont, Nate Frizzel, Yoko Furuso, Bob Gibson (TLP), Joshua Hagler, Fred Harper, Peter Herpich, Thomas Herpich, Nevada Hill, Mike Houston, isuel isuel, Kyung Jeon, Jeremyville, Katie Kaplan, Jane Kim, Hiro Kurata, Laura Lee, Tim Hon Hung Lee, Tae Lee, Tommii Lim, Daniel Hyun Lim (Fawn Fruits), David MacDowell, Drew Maillard, Sara Antoinette Martin, MIHA, Melissa Murray, Gilbert Oh, Logik One, Pagan, Nathan Lee Pickett, Lady Pink, Lilly Piri, Anthony Pontius, Carlos (MARE139) Rodriguez, Dorthy Royle, Martina Secondo Russo, Frank Russo, Allison Sommers, Robert Steel, Kevin Earl Taylor, TheDirtyFabulous, Elisabeth Timpone, TOOFLY, James Turek, Connie Wang, Jaeran Won, Pippi Zornoza and many, many more!

Ad Hoc Art is proud to present “Delineations”: a collection of drawings and illustrations from a diverse group of international artists. Drawing has been and will always be a fundamental part of the art-making process. Starting as far back as the 1400’s, artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, Michelangelo, and Raphael used drawing as not only a starting point but as a way to communicate things which could not be accomplished in any other medium. Fast forward to the 1900’s as artists such as Max Beckmann, Jean Dubuffet, Arshile Gorky, M. C. Escher, André Masson, and Pablo Picasso not only continued this serious examination of drawing as fine art, but took it to incredible new places through their creativity and talent. In more recent times artists such as Marcel Dzama, R. Crumb, Dan Clowes, Joe Sacco, Yoshitomo Nara, and Julie Doucet (among many, many others) again redefined how we look at drawing as not only a means to an end but an important and impressive end in itself. Continuing with this amazing tradition, we present to you a new generation of drawers and illustrators who hope to not only add to this amazing lineage of artists but to also find ways to reinvent and reinterpret how drawing can be used to communicate and enlighten.

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