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La Brea is Nicholas Pilato’s second exhibition with the gallery. The show is comprised of works made in Los Angeles during his residency at La Brea Studio.

Press Release

A continuous line of cars and lights and exhaust. La Brea. A mix of concrete and oil mirror the mineral pitch of the street. Low grumblings over the din of traffic, it’s a cyclical process. The street is lined with the flowering jacaranda and oil well pumpjacks— Los Angeles’ flying buttresses. Hitting a road block is just a detour around the Tar Pits. Trying to paint the smell of the tar in the …

A continuous line of cars and lights and exhaust. La Brea. A mix of concrete and oil mirror the mineral pitch of the street. Low grumblings over the din of traffic, it’s a cyclical process. The street is lined with the flowering jacaranda and oil well pumpjacks— Los Angeles’ flying buttresses. Hitting a road block is just a detour around the Tar Pits. Trying to paint the smell of the tar in the air is impossible.The oil seeps out to become a stain on the porous concrete, its pigment won’t stick to a layer of dust.

Surfaces are crystallizations of the organic. A process moving forward and …

Location

2680 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, US
Thu – Sat, 11am – 5pm