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KEVIN BOURGEOIS | NY EXHIBITION | THIS THURSDAY, JAN. 9
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KEVIN BOURGEOIS

MIA in MIA

Thursday, January 9, 6-9pm
Opening Reception at Lyons Wier Gallery 



Kevin Bourgeois' Graphite and Record Album Mixed Media Equinox Series in Music-Based Exhibition 
 
On view from January 9 through February 8 is MIA in MIA, featuring the artwork of Tobias Batz, Kevin Bourgeois, Chris Cosnowski, Beau Dunn, James Gortner, Greg Haberny, Stephanie Hirsch, David Lyle, Anthony Mastromatteo, Cobi Moules, James Austin Murray, Aaron Nagel, Tim Okamura, Fahamu Pecou, James Rieck, and also featuring the grooves of DJ EQ-Knocks.

Kevin Bourgeois has been creating sociopolitical works on paper using primarily graphite for the last decade. He utilizes a combination of photorealism, illustration and pop symbolism that result in a fragmentation of surface and reality. Using a visual narrative of contemporary societal complexities, he relies on juxtapositions such as technology/human nature, individuality/consumer culture, and superficiality/altruism. Both multilayered in implementation and interpretation, he intends his art to deliver a message, while retaining a sense of ambiguity for the viewer. 


Date/s + Time/s
Opening Reception: Thursday 9 January, 6-9pm
Exhibition Dates: Thursday 9 January - Saturday 8 February
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am-6pm

Location
Lyons Wier Gallery
542 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011
212 242 6220 / gallery@lyonswiergallery.com

www.lyonswiergallery.com



ABOUT KEVIN BOURGEOIS 
Kevin Bourgeois has been working as a self taught contemporary artist for over 15 years. Since living in New York, he has exhibited locally and internationally—in group exhibitions with Causey Contemporary, Fuse Gallery, Exit Art, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, Monya Rowe Gallery (curated by Nayland Blake), Marianne Boesky Gallery, Sikkema Jenkins & Co Gallery, and Lyons Wier Gallery in New York, Collectors Contemporary in Singapore, Parlor Gallery and the Shore Institute of Contemporary Art in New Jersey, and various art fairs including Aqua, Pulse, ZOOM Elite, Bridge and Fountain.

His work was recently part of a group exhibition at Collector’s Contemporary in Singapore, alongside art by Man Ray, Andy Warhol, Donald Baechler, Richard Serra and Thomas Ruff, and has also been shown at the Virginia Beach Museum of Art and the Orlando Museum of Art. Additionally, Kevin’s work has been published in Swindle Magazine, Wallspankers Magazine, Vapors Magazine, Asian Art News, Village Voice, and Lucid Culture, among many others. Recently, his work was included in the touring exhibition DRAW at the Museo de la Chided de Mexico, curated by Erik Foss and Curse Mackey, in Songs at Fuse Gallery, NYC, in the solo exhibition SYS™ at Causey Contemporary, and in the 3D ART BOOK released by Prestel Publishing. His work can be found in prominent private and public collections in California, Florida, New Jersey, New York, London, and Singapore.


 
CONTACTS
Amy Kisch, Founder + CEO, AKArt Advisory
646 580 6626 / Amy@AKArt.com
 
Tracy Causey-Jeffery, Owner + Director, Causey Contemporary
917 328 3140 / Tracy@causeycontemporary.com
 

IMAGES Left to Right: Equinox (Spring), 2013, Pencil on paper, record jacket, mixed media, acrylic paint on marble,12 x 37 in / 30.5 x 94 cm; Equinox (Summer), 2013, Pencil on paper, record jacket, mixed media, and colored pencil on black paper, 12 x 37 in / 30.5 x 94 cm; Equinox (Fall), 2013, Pencil on paper, record jacket, mixed media, and colored pencil on black paper, 12 x 37 in / 30.5 x 94 cm; Equinox (Winter), 2013, Pencil on paper, record jacket, mixed media, and 1,000 pills, 12 x 37 in / 30.5 x 94 cm
 
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