LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guy Hepner Los Angeles and Los Angeles based artist Neal Spector announce October 23, 2008 as the formal opening of Labels. Los Angeles based, Detroit native Neal Spector is no stranger to the limelight. Before commencing work as an artist, Spector was one of the founding creatives behind one of Hollywood’s biggest creative firms. Years of exposure to both television and conspicuous consumption inspired him to create the “Labels” body of work.
Taking the television show “What’s My Line?” as his cue, Spector’s work is a curious mix of influences. References to Richard Prince, Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger all exist, creating powerful portraits that convey a telling critique on the society we live in. Spector works in both color and black and white, using digitally manipulated original source imagery and vintage photography.
NEAL SPECTOR: LABELS
An Exhbition of 8 Black and White and 9 Color Portraits
Digitally Manipulated Vintage Photographs
Published in Edition Of 3
Exhibition Opening: Thursday, October 23, 2008. 7 – 9 p.m.
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About Guy Hepner
Guy Hepner is a public gallery space in Los Angeles. The gallery encourages a progressive and provoking dialogue within the Los Angeles arts community, with an emphasis on exhibiting Los Angeles based artists. Guy Hepner specializes in pop, neo pop, high fashion and urban art.
Pop – Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Tom Wesselmann.
Neo Pop – Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara, Daniel Edwards, Neal Spector.
Photography – David LaChapelle, Michael Muller, Steven Klein, Albert Watson, David Drebin, Gavin Bond.
Urban – Banksy, D*Face, Mr Brainwash (MBW), KAWS, Faile.
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