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Red Carpet: ESPO aka Steve Powers

Red Carpet

After a long week of lifting, climbing, hauling, painting, and writing; ESPO aka Steve Powers presented his solo exhibition to San Francisco last Saturday. Here are a few flicks from the opening reception, which brought many shining new faces into the gallery. It was also good to see friends like Erik Otto, Akira, Mike Giant, C3, D Young V, Aaron Nagel, and Fanee here for support. Thanks to everyone who came out!

For those of you who missed it, come by before December 3rd to see new works by ESPO at White Walls.

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Press Release: Albert Reyes

The Future Is So Bright

New Works by Albert Reyes

Albert Reyes drawing

Opening Reception: September 12th, 2009 from 7pm till 11pm.
Show runs through: October 3rd, 2009 and is open to the public.

White Walls is proud to present a new body of work by Albert Reyes this September. Reyes questions culture, race and the idea of self through autobiographical illustrations. Please join us for the opening reception on September 12th, 2009 from 7pm till 11pm.

Albert Reyes’ new body of work reflects a unique hybrid of contemporary pop culture and classical art theory. His graphite pencil and ballpoint pen illustrations are drawn on the inside of book covers offering cohesiveness to the diverse imagery. He incorporates everything from pop icons and politicians to the girl next door. Reyes draws realistic yet surreal portraits with a bit of street credibility, often referencing jailhouse art, graffiti and Los Angeles Latino culture. Each piece is composed with diverse measures of contemplation and is often accompanied with poetic words and emotion. Continue reading