Bar Portraits: California
Air de Paris Gallery
32, Rue Louise Weiss, 75013 Paris, France
September – December, 2014
Featuring Artist: Raul Guerrero
Bar Portraits: California is a cycle of 3 shows in Air de Paris’ window from September to December 2014. On this occasion, Raul Guerrero presents three new paintings based on photos of his friends shot in Southern California’s bars (mostly Los Angeles and Santa Monica) and pictures of these same places. Among his artistic friendships, the visitor can re-discover Allen Ruppersberg, Guy De Cointet and Ed Kienholz. The first part titled Allen Ruppersberg: Vesuvio Cafe, San Francisco, 1999 will be on the same time of Allen Ruppersberg’s exhibition of multiples at mfc-Michele Didier, Paris. On the occasion of the galleries’ night during FIAC and in frame of the second part: Guy de Cointet: Glens of Antrim, Santa Monica, 1978, Air de Paris is very pleased to announce the presentation of « I LIKE YOUR SHIRT » by Guy de Cointet (1980-re-staged 2014) on October 24th from 6 to 9 pm.
Raul Guerrero was born in 1945 in Brawley California, he lives in San Diego. He has exhibited in numerous museums throughout California, he is currently a lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego. His artworks are part of prestigious american public collections such as Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA.