This November, Spoke Art will present the seventh annual Bad Dads exhibition - a dynamic showcase of over eighty artists from around the world celebrating the cinematic career of American director, Wes Anderson. Held at Spoke Art’s new Lower East Side Location in New York City, this year’s exhibition coincides with the recent release of Abram’s new hardcover book “BAD DADS” - a compendium of Wes Anderson inspired artworks from the last six years of the show.
Started as a pop-up exhibition curated by gallery owner Ken Harman, Bad Dads has now blossomed through the years into a highly anticipated, memorable, and often costumed art event. Gaining international recognition, the exhibition has evolved along with Anderson’s eight feature films (as well as numerous shorts and commercial features) giving each and every artist a well of inspiration to draw from.
Comprised of original painting and sculpture as well as a multitude of limited edition prints, Bad Dads VII is a wide-ranging display of different styles and talents. Each artist was free to choose their own film for subject matter, resulting in a spectacular range of character portraits, highly detailed environments and iconic themes and motifs, prominent in each of Anderson’s films.
Opening reception: Friday, October 28th from 6pm-10pm. Costumes are encouraged and some artists will be in attendance.
Rebecca Mason Adams, Nicole Anguish, Ana Aranda, Christine Aria, Bagger43, Derek Ballard, Ryan & Lucy Berkley, Joshua Budich, Ivonna Buenestro, Sandi Calistro, Mar Cerdà, Matt Chase, Tracie Ching, Dan Christofferson, Ben Clarke, Camilla D’Erricco, Max Dalton, Mai Ly Degnan, Matt Dye, Jayde Fish, Vanessa Foley, Alex Garant, Monica Garwood, Sam Gilbey, Ian Glaubinger, Lauren Gregg, Dan Grissom, Justin Hager, Hari & Deepti, Adrienne Heloise, Primary Hughes, Maria Suarez Inclan, Ryan Inzana, Paige Jiyoung Moon, Alex R. Kirzhner, Bartosz Kosowski, Conor Langton, Nan Lawson, Ted Lincoln, Adam Lister, Kemi Mai, Marni Manning, Brighton Ballard, Guillaume Morellec, Danielle Murray, Reuben Negron, Jeany Ngo Chelsea O’Byrne, Zach Oldenkamp, Lily Padula, Anna Pan, Ruel Pascual, Rich Pellegrino, Allison Reimold, Relm, Jesse Riggle, Bennett Slater, Daniel Speight, Nick Stokes, Meghan Stratman, Lindsay Stripling, Deangus, Concepcion Studios, Matt Taylor, Geoff Trapp, Chris Walker, Helice Wen, John Wentz, Bryce Wymer, ZEBU