This piece of original artwork comes ready to hang.
Opening Friday August 14th, Inner State Gallery is proud to announce Lyric 3 a musically themed group exhibition curated by legendary Detroit artist Glenn Barr. Gathering over 50 artists from around the globe, Barr had one simple request: Each piece of art must be 12 x 12 inches, paying homage to the timeless beauty that can fit on the cover of a vinyl record.
“Music and its lyrics can always stimulate our emotions, as well as leave us contemplating a visual narrative. Artists have used lyrics as inspiration and as a muse in their work to express an idea or a phrase for eons. History has shown us that they have created some of the greatest works in the world when guided by a melody and its words. This exhibition will illuminate the artist’s personal transcription from a song lyric to canvas,” Barr said from his Corktown studio.
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This piece of original artwork is signed by the artist and includes an Original Artwork Letter of Provenance from Inner State Gallery.
Merging animation, Japanese pop art, and an urban aesthetic, James Marshall is best known for his Space Monkey character—a strange, vaguely humanoid mouse that he would depict in an array of bright colors and twisted circumstances, often wielding various destructive implements. Working under the name Dalek, Marshall expressed his ideas through the Space Monkey character until 2007, when he began moving into a purely abstract style. growing out of skateboard and graffiti subcultures, Saturday morning cartoons and stacks of comics his style and method continue to grow in a multitude of directions. There have been many formative moments in the years since Marshall started painting, the greatest of which he accounts is his time working in Takashi Murakami’s studio in late 2000-early 2001 . “it was that experience that gave me the foundation of building a studio practice and discipline.