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Opening Reception March 28th, 8pm-11pm: Los Angeles

In this weekend's art+culture pick, the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles presents new works by renowned American artist Todd Schorr. One of the most prominent pop surrealist painters working today, Schorr uses old-school techniques to paint colorful cartoon characters and pop culture icons in a unique style he calls “cartoon realism.” Todd's solo exhibit runs until April 18th, with the opening reception on March 28th from 8pm-11pm. “Like any artist of worth, it took many long years of struggle and investigative thought along with trial and error as well as constant honing of technique to reach the point where I felt I had created a language which, when spoken well, would command some semblance of purpose. I work in what is best described as a surreal style but filtered through the mind and eyes of what is, for better or worse, uniquely American.” – Todd Schorr

The artist, Todd Schorr

TODD SCHORR:' THE WORLD WE LIVE IN' Video Teaser from Modus Films on Vimeo. Dates and hours: Show runs from March 28th through April 18th. Tues-Sat: 12pm-6pm Opening Reception March 28, 8pm-11pm Cost: Free Merry Karnowsky Gallery website 170 South La Brea Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.933.4408

Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim is the Editor-in-Chief of My Modern Met. In May, 2008, he co-founded the website to create one big city that celebrates creative ideas. His mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity—from the lighthearted and fun to the thought-provoking and enlightening.
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