FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“Bronze & Brushstrokes”
Sculpture by
jd  hansen
Paintings by
David Warren Gibson, Mark Acetelli, Paul Pitsker, Bobbie Moline-Kramer, Doug Smith & Tony Griffith
April 24 - May  29, 2008
Artists Reception:  Thursday, April 24, 6pm - 9pm
Complimentary Valet  Parking



12324 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA. 91604
Gallery Director, Cathy White
Tel, 818.760.7010, Fax, 818.760.4164
E-mail, info@leftcoastgalleries.com
Web site, http://www.leftcoastgalleries.com
Hours of Operation, Monday – Saturday, 11am-6pm Sunday, 12-6pm; and by appointment


(from left to right)
jd hansen, 'Yesterday', 33"H, Bronze, Also  available 'Monumental Yesterday', Bronze, 120"H.
Paul Pitsker, 'Stunned', 26'' x 16'',  Watercolor.
Bobbie Moline-Kramer, 'Face To Face I', 6" x 6",  Oil on Panel.
David Warren Gibson, 'Untitled', 60" x 72", Oil  on Canvas.


Sculpture by jd hansen
Each sculpture is based on a strong, initial concept that is deeply personal. It is defined and focused through extensive writing, but no sketching. jd hansen takes that initial concept and builds upon it, creating a piece that  is emotional, but subdued. The piece is built up, then slowly stripped of anything that isn't necessary, revealing the primitive essence of the  subject. The pieces are sculpted in hot wax over metal armature, then cast  into bronze.

Paintings by David Warren Gibson
The bold strength, simplicity, richness and  subtlety of his work are the result of painting and  re-painting, reflection and change. Identifying these basic components  and their interactions are the inspiration for David’s' art. Discovering  the exciting relationships between space and shapes and how they  interact with each other to create a harmonious composition is his specialty. His sculpturesque paintings feature a solid, sensual quality of  organic shapes and a substantial earthy nature.



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