Joshua Liner Gallery presents Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series, an exhibition of new paintings by the Los Angeles-based artist Shawn Barber. This is Barberâ€™s second solo show with the gallery and his most personal work to date.
The exhibition is presented in conjunction with the forthcoming hardcover release of Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series. This is the third volume in Barberâ€™s ongoing series documenting the world and artistry of contemporary tattoo, as seen through the eyes and art of a classically trained portrait painter as well as a tattooist for the last five years. Memoir, the exhibition, will include twenty five oil paintings by Barber that have been reproduced in Memoir (the book) in rich, full-color plates.
The exhibition will he held June 28 to July 28.
Portrait of the artist Shige
Oil on canvas | 2012 | 72 x 108 in.
Freddy Corbin’s Temple
Oil on canvas | 2012 | 60 x 40 in.
Self Portrait at Work (with James Spencer Briggs)
Oil on panel | 2012 | 24 x 36 in.
Portrait of the Artist Grime
Oil on canvas | 2012 | 60 x 52 in.
James Spencer Briggs at work (with Aaron Wahlman)
Oil on canvas | 2012 | 48 x 60 in.
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