‘PARAL•LEL’, the first exhibition in Los Angeles by Spanish muralist Aryz opened Saturday, April 25th. Set in a downtown building with two parallel gallery spaces, the complimentary collections showcase classic Aryz skulls and paintings that translate his large-scale murals onto canvas. The original work is intended to reflect the contradictions the artist faces in creating work for both public and interior spaces.
Barcelona fine artist and contemporary muralist Aryz presents his first Los Angeles exhibition, ‘PARAL•LEL’, opening April 25, 2015. PARAL•LEL is presented in two seperate rooms, symbolizing two lines that never meet in the same plane, but intersect at infinity. The collections are built to reflect the contradictions the artist faces in creating work for both interior environments and public spaces. One room showcases a sparse, traditionally hung collection of classical paintings, while the other displays high-energy, expressive contemporary works.
At just 26 years old, Aryz has firmly established himself in the worlds of fine art and contemporary muralism. The artist’s work incorporates both academic painting along with contemporary techniques and mediums. ‘PARAL•LEL’, is Aryz’s first extensive body of indoor work.
April 25th – May 31st 2015
By Appointment Only
Opening Reception – Saturday, April 25th 2015, 8PM-11PM
Media Previews available upon appointment – Saturday, April 25th 2015
1340 E. 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Barcelona based artist, ARYZ, focused these days on translating his sketchbook to giant murals, revealed his latest work in progress this week. Sharing his initial sketch of a Greek God, he posted:
Which was soon revealed as a finished mural in Villaverde, Madrid:
He also completed a second mural along side his Greek god:
Photos via Aryz’s IG @mr_aryz
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“I always thought that the most difficult thing of painting in big formats was too keep the line gesture and the proportions like in the sketches. My sketches have a lot of mistakes and random lines, and somehow I wanted to reproduce that on a wall. The more effects and colors you use on your work, the more you can hide the mistakes and catch the viewer’s attention… when you use the line and not much more, the mistakes can be easily seen…” -Aryz
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