FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SCULPTURE: Part One
Jason Adkins, Tanya Batura, Heimir Björgúlfsson, Michael Dee
May 28 – June 18, 2008
Opening reception: Saturday, May 31, 5 - 8 pm


3830 Main St., Culver City, CA 90232
Contact, Erin Kermanikian
(310) 838-0609, fax (310) 838-0610
Web site, http://western-project.com
E-mail, cliff@western-project.com


Jason Adkins, Flamethrower, 2008, wood, oil lacquer, clear coating, MDF cage: 37” x 37” x 47” pallet: 47” x 47” x 8”.

Western Project is proud to present the exhibition, SCULPTURE, in two separate exhibitions. The first part features four distinct sensibilities. Jason Adkins’ cage sculptures refer to cargo, confinement and minimalist aesthetics. Tanya Batura’s exquisite ceramic works are portraits of the unvarnished subconscious; both disturbing and serene. Heimir Björgúlfsson sees nature and culture as inseparable in his enigmatic found object works. Michael Dee’s flaming red Mylar sculptures are melted monuments atop cardboard boxes, revealing the candor and transience of beauty and emotion. The collision of methodologies in this exhibition produces a chorus of inquiry as to the possibilities of manifestation.

For more information and images, contact the gallery at: cliff@western-project.com or 310-838-0609.




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