1 Million Raised: Silverlake Conservatory of Music 2018 Fundraiser with the Chili Peppers

September 29, 2018

“Fantastic night at the Silverlake Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles. Honored to have contributed a piece (Bhavanga, Study of 9, 2018) to the event. The Silverlake Conservatory of Music does amazing, life-changing work for kids and the community.”

Read more on Billboard.com: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8477906/flea-silverlake-conservatory-of-music-benefit-1-million-mo-ostin-chili-peppers-lindsey-buckingham

 

 

 

New Omniscient Series by James Verbicky Released

ORIGINAL HAND-PAINTED SILKSCREENS ON PANEL / RESIN
RELEASED: SPRING 2015

48 x 68 x 2 inches | Hand Painted Silkscreen on Panel, Resin | 06.09.2015 © JAMES VERBICKY
48 x 68 x 2 inches | Hand Painted Silkscreen on Panel, Resin | 06.09.2015
© JAMES VERBICKY
48 x 68 x 2 | hand painted silkscreen on panel, resin  © james verbicky
48 x 68 x 2 | hand painted silkscreen on panel, resin
© james verbicky

Viewed from afar, James Verbicky’s new series appears to be a common, perhaps even classical human eye, emphasized in art since the earliest of times. Up close, the viewer discovers it is in fact scattered with strange symbols, some pre-existing and some “jibberish” the artist himself created. Verbicky’s oft-used themes of the daily, relentless bombardment by media come into play here: the powerful roles that brands and icons play in influencing us to consume, to buy, to use in the construction of social identities and in social class and status. Perhaps this eye is like Big Brother, a faceless force in our world that watches and influences and drives us in unseen and subtle ways.

Produced by the artist in collaboration with master printmaker Richard Duardo, who has collaborated in creating works with artists such as Banksy, Shepard Fairey, David Hockney and Keith Haring, among others.

Verbicky Exhibiting in Group Show @ DTR Modern Boston

James is now exhibiting in Boston with DTR MODERN Galleries. A collection of new pieces are currently on display in the group exhibition Pop Art: Today + Yesterday with Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Frank Stella, Donald Sultan, Keith Haring, David Hockney, Alex Katz, Robert Mars, and Andy Warhol.

Here are a few of the pieces! Exhibition to run 6 / 30 / 2012 ~ 7 / 30 / 2012
http://www.dtrmodern.com

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Blitz 8 by James Verbicky

Diffuse 20 by James Verbicky