Saturday, August 29, 2009

Femke Hiemstra "Rock Candy" Book!

Femke Hiemstra's wonderful new book "Rock Candy", a survey of her art to date, has just been released. I will have a stack at the gallery next me if you want a copy! (Femke will be at the Roq this December with Junko Mizumo.)

press image of Femke by the wonderful Fotofloor!

Surprise Visitor

Kozik gives big ups to Chris Crites' paintings.

It's been an art star week here at the Roq with visits from Mark Ryden, Marion Peck, and today, Frank Kozik. You never know who you'll run into here.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

New Travis Louie Painting

Here's a look at a the latest Travis Louie painting! Contact us if you are interested in this piece.

"Stan Struck By Lightning"
graphite, acrylic on board
9" x 14"
Stan was stuck by lightning. He lost all of his hair and half his weight (half a pound). The lightning strike caused a fire and he lost his lint pile.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Travis Louie Opening Night Pix

The Travis Louie opening/book signing was a great success, with the show selling wonderfully and the books selling out. We had a nice flow of people filtering in an out of the gallery all evening...

Travis with artist Ego

Travis with artist Mike Leavitt

Artists Robert Hardgrave, Chris Crites and his wife Natania

A few shots of the install taken before the doors opened...

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Travis Louie "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Monster" Friday!

We are getting ready for Travis Louie's new show and book signing tomorrow night (Friday Aug 21st 6-9pm). You can also check out a profile on Travis in the latest Rue Morgue Magazine!

Monday, August 3, 2009

Up Next ~ Travis Louie

We are excited to host Travis Louie's next solo show at Roq la Rue, "Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Monster", which will open Friday August 21st! This show will feature several larger, more ambitious works by Travis. We hope you will join us and as always contact us to be placed on a preview list!