Black Book Gallery


304 Elati St

Colorado 80223 Denver

United States

Phone : 303-941-2458

Fax :

Mobile Ph. : 303-941-2458

URL : www.blackbookgallery.com

Tom Horne   (Owner/Director)

Will Suitts   (Owner/Manager)

About

Located in Denver, Colorado, Black Book Gallery is one of the area’s most active and varied contemporary art hubs. Black Book Gallery firmly believes that the artist is just as import as the work, demonstrating a clear respect and commitment to the creative process. This belief allows the artist to have complete creative freedom from show inception to installation and beyond.



Charming - Ben Eine

Ben Eine Charming
29.5 x 16 Inches
Spray paint on canvas
2018

Love (Glitter) - Ben Eine

Ben Eine Love (Glitter)
16 x 16 Inches
Spray paint and glitter on canvas
2018

Pulvis Sumus (We Are Dust) - David Cooley

David Cooley Pulvis Sumus (We Are Dust)
36" Diameter
Acrylic and resin on wood
2018

Umbra Sumus (We Are Shadows) - David Cooley

David Cooley Umbra Sumus (We Are Shadows)
36" Diameter
Acrylic and resin on wood
2018

Caitlin - Caledonia Swoon Curry

Caledonia Swoon Curry Caitlin
36 x 27.5 x 1.5 Inches
Block print on paper attached to found window
2018

Dorcas - David  Walker

David Walker Dorcas
15.8 x 19.6 Inches
Spray paint and acrylic on canvas
2018

Jesse (Yellow) - David  Walker

David Walker Jesse (Yellow)

Iena - David  Walker

David Walker Iena
31.5 x 35.5 Inches
Spray paint and acrylic on canvas
2018

Long Play (Microphone) - Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey Long Play (Microphone)
Screen print and mixed media on album cover
12 x 12 Inches / 17.75 x 17.75 Inches framed
Edition 3/8
2008

Dance Floor Riot - Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey Dance Floor Riot
Screen print and mixed media on album cover
12 x 12 Inches / 17.75 x 17.75 Inches framed
Edition 1/6
2007

Sonic Firestorn - Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey Sonic Firestorn
Screen print and mixed media on album cover
12 x 12 Inches / 17.75 x 17.75 Inches framed
Edition 3/8
2013

Exhibiting Artists

  • David Cooley  (+)

    Artist's Objects:

    • David Cooley - Umbra Sumus (We Are Shadows) Umbra Sumus (We Are Shadows)
    • David Cooley - Pulvis Sumus (We Are Dust) Pulvis Sumus (We Are Dust)

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  • Swoon  (+)

    Detailed Description : Swoon (American, b.1977) is a notable Street artist, who has contributed to the Pop Art movement. She was born in New London, CT, and raised in Daytona Beach, FL. The artist’s real name is Caledonia Dance Curry. In 1997, Swoon moved to New York, where she obtained a BA in Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Caledonia Swoon Curry - Caitlin Caitlin

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  • Ben Eine  (+)

    Artist's Objects:

    • Ben Eine - Love (Glitter) Love (Glitter)
    • Ben Eine - Charming Charming

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  • Shepard Fairey  (+)

    Biography : Expanding on the legacies of artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey’s practice disrupts the distinction between fine and commercial art. A major artist of the street art movement, Fairey rose to prominence in the early 1990s through the dispersion of posters, stickers, and murals, related to his Obey Giant campaign, which yielded an international cultural phenomenon. Fairey’s iconic poster of President Barack Obama was adopted as the official emblem associated with the presidential campaign and encapsulates a number of recurring concerns in the artist’s work, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power. American, b. 1970, Charleston, South Carolina, based in Los Angeles, California

    Artist's Objects:

    • Shepard Fairey - Sonic Firestorn Sonic Firestorn
    • Shepard Fairey - Dance Floor Riot Dance Floor Riot
    • Shepard Fairey - Long Play (Microphone) Long Play (Microphone)

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  • David Walker  (+)

    Biography : Working in portraiture, painting freehand, using only spray paint and without the aid of brushes David has developed a signature multi-layered style. Incorporating both sophisticated and dumb mark making he creates countless scrawled lines and abstract areas that weave through clashing colours, translucent drips and decaying letterforms, the results are visually rich portraits that fuse photo realism, abstraction and graffiti art sensibilities with a raw energy that comes from the medium. His work is Exhibited in the UK and Internationally and aims to challenge preconceptions about fine art and urban art painting within the gallery confines and the public domain. Over recent years David has shown work in Berlin, Hong Kong, LA, Lisbon, London, New York and Paris amongst others and his paintings have been shown alongside the leading figures in the urban contemporary and street art movement.

    Artist's Objects:

    • David  Walker - Iena Iena
    • David  Walker - Jesse (Yellow) Jesse (Yellow)
    • David  Walker - Dorcas Dorcas

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  • Martin Whatson  (+)

    Biography : Martin is a Norwegian born and based stencil artist. While studying art and graphic design at Westerdals School of Communication, Oslo, he discovered stencils and the urban art scene. After following graffiti and its development, he started his own stencil production 10 years ago in the winter of 2004. Martin has a continuous urge to search for beauty in what is commonly dismissed as ugly, out of style or simply left behind. He looks for inspirations in people, city landscapes, old buildings, graffiti, posters and decaying walls. This interest for decay has helped develop his style, motives and composition and he enjoys creating either unity or conflict between materials, backgrounds, motives and human intervention. His artistic expression started more political, but has developed into a more subtle expression blending graffiti, stencil art and decay together. Inspired by artist like Jose Parlá and Cy Twombly. His abstract graffiti and stencils are a mix of urban scenes showing the development of a walls lifetime. He use grey tones as a basis but add’s vibrant colours to break the monochrome concrete expression and bring a splash of life to his motives. Since his artistic debut in 2004, he has had several solo shows and participated in many group exhibitions, both nationally and in international metropoles like Tokyo, Paris, London, New York and Los Angeles.

    Exhibition : Solo Exhibitions
    2015 – Old News – Galleri-A – Oslo / Norway
    2015 – About-Face – Black Book Gallery – Denver / USA
    2014 – Hide & Seek – Rex Romae – London / UK
    2014 – Nationalteateret – Nationalteateret – Oslo / Norway
    2014 – Square – Galleri-A – Oslo / Norway
    2013 – Transformed – Gallery Kawamatsu – Tokyo / Japan
    2013 – Undercover – Reed Projects Gallery – Stavanger / Norway
    2013 – The Beauty of Grey – MSA Gallery – Paris / France
    2011 – What have i done? – Black Pop Gallery – Copenhagen / Denmark 2011 – Love Tour – Gallery Kawamatsu – Tokyo / Japan
    Group Exhibitions
    2015 – Context Art Miami - Miami / USA
    2015 – Your kid can't do this – aMBUSH Gallery – Sydney / Australia
    2015 – I LOVE Kabul – Graffitiprints – Kabul / Afghanistan
    2015 – Different Strokes – Hin Bus depot – Penang / Malaysia
    2015 – 2 for 2 – Vertical Gallery – Chicago / USA
    2014 – Scope Art Fair – Black Book Gallery – Miami / USA
    2014 – ARTmageddon – Vertical Gallery – Chicago / USA
    2014 – LA Contraband 2 – Riviera 31 – Los Angeles / US
    2014 – Stencil Bastards 3 – Starkart Exhibitions – Zurich / Switzerland
    2014 – Different Strokes – Bottleneck Gallery – New York / US
    2014 – A-Laget utvalg '14 - Summer – Galleri-A – Oslo / Norway
    2014 – Scope Art Fair – Black Book Gallery – New York / US
    2014 – Scope Art Fair – C.A.V.E. Gallery – New York / US
    2013 – Juleutstilling 2013 – Galleri Bi-Z – Kristiansand / Norway
    2013 – Buy, Work, Consume, Die – Reedprojects gallery – Stavanger / Norway 2013 – A-Laget utvalg '13 - Winter – Galleri-A – Oslo / Norway
    2013 – Home sweet home – Bottleneck Gallery – New York / US
    2013 – LA contraband – Los Angeles / US
    2013 – About time – Galleri GEO – Bergen / Norway
    2013 – The dirty art – Blankspace – Oslo / Norway
    2013 – Moniker Artfair – Souled out Studios bunker – Lo

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Other Represented Artists

  • Hari & Deepti  (+)

    Biography : Hari Panicker (b.1980) is a trained graphic designer and illustrator. He was born and raised in Mumbai, India where he was the senior designer for MTV Networks India and has designed for brands like MTV India, VH1 India, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. Apart from designing for these brands, he is also an established illustrator and has designed album covers for musicians like Dualist Inquiry and has been invited to design a cover for Rolling Stone India for their annual – Art as Cover Edition. He loves to collect and customize vinyl toys, is obsessed with drawing monsters, loves to screen print and secretly aspires to be in space some day. He fell in love with paper cutting art after seeing Balinese shadow puppets and has since been experimenting with paper and light.

    Detailed Description : Hari & Deepti moved to Denver from India and carried with them a Pandora box full of stories and imagination that they bring to life through their intricate paper cut light boxes and paper clay sculptures. They have always been drawn towards the imaginative aspect of story telling. Stories have so many shades and depth in them, and paper as a medium has the exact qualities to reflect and interpret them. They believe that “Paper is brutal in its simplicity as a medium. It demands the attention of the artist while it provides the softness they need to mold it in to something beautiful. It is playful, light, colorless and colorful. It is minimal and intricate. It reflects light, creates depth and illusions in a way that it takes the artist through a journey with limitless possibilities.” They started experimenting with paper cut shadow boxes in 2010 with hand painted watercolor paper which was then cut and assembled in a wooden box to create a diorama, with years of practice their art became more intricate and minimal at the same time. They started experimenting with lights and simplified their pieces by losing the colored aspect of the paper. They have since then evolved to add their own style of paper cut art incorporating back-lit light boxes using flexible LED strip lights. “What amazes us about the paper cut light boxes is the dichotomy of the piece in its lit and unlit state, the contrast is so stark that it has this mystical effect on the viewers.” They have been featured in many publications including Colossal, ArtFido, Bored Panda, Supersonic Art, Laughing Squid, My Modern Met Blog, Hi-Fructose, Juxtapoz and more.

  • Tim Kowalczyk  (+)

    Biography : Tim lives and works out of his home in Minonk, a small town in Central Illinois, since graduating with his MFA from Illinois State University in 2011. For the past 6 years Tim has been in a steady stream of juried group, invitational, and solo exhibitions. Tim has received several awards including the Presidential Scholarship at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Merwin Medal: McLean County 82nd Annual Amateur Show, and Best of Show: Water Street Studios Anniversary Show. Tim’s work can be seen in private collections, University collections, and in a recent American Craft Magazine article. Tim is the adjunct instructor Ceramics at Illinois Central in East Peoria, IL.

    Detailed Description : Ceramic artist

  • Ravi Zupa  (+)

    Biography : All of Ravi Zupa’s images are drawn and painted by his hand. He considers books the best way to experience art and has spent decades studying art from cultures and movements that span history and originate from nearly all geographical regions. Being entirely self-taught, he looks for inspiration in works by German Renaissance print makers, Flemish primitives, abstract expressionists, Japanese woodblock artists, Mughal paintings, religious iconography from Europe, Asia and Pre-Columbian Latin America, and revolutionary propaganda the world over. With a distaste for ironic art or the thoughtless appropriation of culture, he integrates seemingly unrelated images in search of something universal.

    Exhibition : Solo Shows Black Book Gallery, Denver, CO – March 2015 Black Book Gallery, Denver, CO – August 2014 Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles, CA 2013 Lazarides, Outsiders Newcastle, UK, 2013 Black Book Gallery, Denver CO, 2012 Mohs Exhibit, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012 Lazarides, Outsiders London, UK, 2012 Black Book Gallery, Denver, Co, 2011 Vice Gallery, Mexico City DF, Mexico, 2011 Illiterate Gallery, Denver, Co, 2010 Fairs Context Art Miami, Miami, FL 2015 Art Contemporain Pour Tous, Montreal Canada April 2015 Art San Diego, San Diego, CA October 2014 Scope Art Show, New York, NY 2015 Scope Art Show, Miami Beach, FL 2014 Select Art Fair, New York City, NY 2014 Scope Art Show, New York City, NY 2014 Scope Art Show, Miami Beach, FL 2013 Museums Shows "Invisible College" Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana July 2015 "Hey Act III” La Halle Saint-Pierre, Paris September 2015 Group Shows Subliminal Projects “Primitive Future” - December 2015 Hashimoto Gallery Summer Group Show, San Francisco - July 2015 "Egregore" Yves Laroche, Montreal Canada - November 2014 Art Alliance Presents The Provocateurs, Chicago – August 2014 Parlor Gallery – Asbury Park, NJ 2014 Black Book Gallery – Denver, CO 2012 Post No Bills, Venice, CA 2011 Andenken Gallery – Denver, CO 2009 Arspace Gallery – San Francisco, CA 2008 Object and thought – Denver, CO 2008 Press "Hey" Modern art and Pop Culture Magazine, Feature Juxtapose magazine, Profile High Fructose, Interview 192 Magazine Feature Onion AV club, Feature

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