A Decade of Art - February 5 - April 16, 2005

After a decade of art, over fifty shows, dozens of artists, and one move, the Kantor Gallery has established itself as a cornerstone of contemporary art in Los Angeles. This Saturday night the Kantor Gallery is pleased to present the best of the past ten years.

The 10th anniversary show will display various artists that have been exhibited. From Anthony Ausgang to Jessika Wood, emerging and established artists will display how they have contributed to contemporary art and helped shape what the Kantor Gallery is today.

Max Eisenstein fresh off of his sold out exhibit will be unveiling new paintings of his stylized flowers. David Choe and Henry Vincent will include works previously seen this past year at their exhibitions. Yumiko Kayukawya and her distinct "super flat" manga inspired artwork will be presented as well as her prints produced due to the overwhelming response to her work.

The show will also feature Nick Walker, a British artist that emerged from the Bristol 'Spray Can Art' scene of the 1980s. His spray paint stencil pieces on paper evoke images of the punk rock scene. His art has been featured in several movies such as "Eyes Wide Shut" and "Judge Dredd." This will be the debut of his work at a Los Angeles gallery.

Established artists that will be shown include Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf. With their unique styles and incredible influence on popular culture, they have helped lay the groundwork for other contemporary artists. The artists exhibited display a timeless quality in their work despite the ever-changing climate of the contemporary art world.

Other artists included in the exhibit are Mel Ramos, Raymond Pettibon, John Scane, Kenton Parker, and others.

A Decade of Art at the Kantor Gallery will open February 5th with a reception from 6:00 to 9:30pm. Exhibit will run through April 16th.