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Gimme Shelter

Saturday, December 9, 2017 to Saturday, January 20, 2018
7:00PM to 10:00PM

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Gimme Shelter

Curated by Kathy Gallegos

Opening Night Reception: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 7-10PM

Featured Artists:

Adam Villanueva, Aslym, Cecily Willis, Elmer Guevara, Ernesto Vasquez, Eyeone, Greedy Bastards, Guadulesa Rivera, Hembert Guardado, Lisette Carrasco, Martin Bustamante, Michelle Dakan, Nelson Munares, Peter Liashkov, Steven Felix-Jager

"…a storm is threat'ning,

My very life today

If I don't get some shelter

….I'm gonna fade away…."

The opening lyrics to the Rolling Stones' 1969 classic rock song still rings true today. In that spirit, Avenue 50 Studio invited artists to submit work speaking to the words of the song written by Keith Richards. https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/rollingstones/gimmeshelter.html The powerful title, "Gimme Shelter", also carries association with the historic displacement and homelessness currently raging throughout our City. Through this exhibition, artists are the voice of reason and compassion in the face of out of control capitalism, bigotry, racism and chauvinism.

Exhibition Dates: December 9, 2017 through January 20, 2018.
Category Art reception
When Saturday, December 9, 2017
   to Saturday, January 20, 2018
7:00PM to 10:00PM
Where Avenue 50 Studio
131 N Avenue 50
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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