Felipe Yung "Flip" in LA | "Seiva Bruta" Solo Exhibition < Carmichael Gallery >

A Solo Exhibition Of New Work By Felipe "Flip" Yung

in our rear gallery

Opening Reception
Thursday, March 5th
7.00pm – 10.00pm

Complimentary drinks featuring Sagatiba Cachaca and music provided by B+ & Coleman from Mochilla

1257 N. La Brea Avenue
W. Hollywood CA 90038

Please RSVP to rsvp@carmichaelgallery.com

Open to the public March 6th – February 26th, 2009
1.00pm – 7.00pm

Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art is proud to present Seiva Bruta, the first West Coast solo exhibition of work by Brazilian artist Flip. Artwork featured in the exhibition will include acrylic, ink and mixed media on wood, canvas, and paper as well as a site specific installation. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, March 5th, 2009 from 7.00pm - 10.00pm with Flip in attendance. The exhibition will be open for viewing through Thursday, March 26th, 2009 from 1.00pm - 7.00pm.

In Seiva Bruta, Flip continues his exploration of the natural world and the relationships that exist within it. In this new body of work, he interprets plant sap as the blood of plants, comparing and contrasting it with the blood of animals.

"I make a parallel between the fluid and the blood," comments Flip. "Nerves, veins, and roots…feelings, diseases, patterns all mixed up."

With an environmentally-flavored color palette and textural variations created by a unique approach to Asian calligraphy, Flip offers a fresh, intuitive voice to the international contemporary art scene.

About the Artist:

A member of the renowned artist collective Famiglia Baglione, Felipe "Flip" Yung is widely hailed as one of the most talented Brazilian artists of his generation. He has painted and exhibited his work throughout the streets and galleries of Brazil, Europe, and the US for over a decade.

Website: www.flipon.com.br/

About Carmichael Gallery:

Carmichael Gallery of Contemporary Art is fast gaining recognition as one of the major exhibitors of emerging international contemporary art on the US West Coast. After several years of organizing shows and private events, co-curators Seth and Elisa Carmichael opened Carmichael Gallery as a fresh alternative voice on the Los Angeles gallery scene. In just over one year they have established themselves as a major gallery with a global collector base.

Carmichael Gallery is located at 1257 N. La Brea Avenue, on the SW corner of La Brea and Fountain, West Hollywood, CA 90038. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and by appointment. For more information, please visit our website www.carmichaelgallery.com, email art@carmichaelgallery.com, or call 323.969.0600.

Also opening Thursday March 5th, 2009 In our front gallery, Hymn To Beauty a solo exhibition of new work from HUSH and in our showcase space Veng from Robots Will Kill

Thursday April 9, 2009 - In the front gallery "Grey Area" a solo exhibition of new work by BOXI and a surprise group show in the rear gallery!

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