March 24, 2015
Joe Roberts: LSD Worldpeace
When: Opens Friday, March 27, 6–10pm
Where: Slow Culture (5906 N. Figueroa Street, Highland Park, Los Angeles)
Joe Roberts draws on pop-cultural imagery from the 1960s to the ’90s, filtering them through his own experiences, and re-presenting them in mixed-media works that recall Mike Kelley or Chris Johanson. Mickey Mouse, Casper, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles all make appearances, but here they’re dropping acid or eating pizza, fellow travelers in Roberts’s personal journey. This Friday is the release party for a collection of 10 years of his art from Unpiano books as well as a reception for a weekend exhibition at Slow Culture.
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