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Whitehot Suggests: Hysterical Friction: Works on Paper from JAUS LA

 Artist David Zucco

Hysterical Friction: Works on Paper from JAUS LA

Curated by Ichiro Irie
August 14 - September 13, 2015
Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York
1329 Willoughby Ave, #2A
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Tiger Strikes Asteroid, an artist-run space over on Willoughby Avenue in the colorful, artist-run Bushwick section of Brooklyn, welcomes to the hood for the first time their LA counterpart JAUS (pronounced 'house') with a show curated by JAUS founder and artist Ichiro Irie. Hysterical Friction: Works on Paper from JAUS LA features over 20 artists from the west coast showcasing a hybrid of styles and influence. Some of the participating artists that grabbed Whitehot's  attention were Martin Durazo, Vick Garaventa, David Zucco, Kiel Johnson, Nick Brown, Shiri Mordechay, Erin Dunn, Joseph Buckley and of course, Ichiro Irie, the main-man in the JAUS.  And come this fall, TSA, founded by artist Alex Paik, will bring a group of east coast artists out west to show at JAUS' LA space.  This collective agenda of artists helping artists and artists as curator/gallery operator recalls the same spirited energy that fueled the Abstract-Expressionist movement and draws comparison particularly to the artist-run cooperative galleries (like Camino, March, Tanager, Brata, and Area) that lined East Tenth Street back in the 1950's.  With active artworld participants as those mentioned above,  agents of the avant garde alternative scene boldly march on. Nothing hysterical about it. WM

All Photos by Phil Whalen

Artist Erin Dunn

Artist Jason Phillips, yogi Mandi L Neubecker, artist Martin Durazo

Artist Joseph Buckley

Artist Vick Garaventa and Whitehot's Gregory de la Haba

Artnet's Lisa de Simone and artist Victor Spinilli

JAUS founder, artist and curator Ichiro Irie

LA is in da JAUS!

TSA Gallerists Andrew Prayzner, Vincent Como, Alex Paik (founder of TSA), and Matt Philips




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