HuiPress is pleased to announce the latest print project by Los Angeles painter Sandow Birk. Leading Causes of Death in America
, a suite of ten direct gravure etchings, plus title page, is inspired by the graphic works of George Bellows at the San Diego Museum of Art. The set of prints is being shown alongside the Bellows lithographs as a part of the museum's ongoing Contemporary Links program. San Diego exhibition dates are June 4th to August 14th.
Raised on the beaches of Southern California, a graduate of the Otis/Parson's Art Institute, and currently living and working in Los Angeles, Sandow Birk is a product of California culture. His work has dealt with Los Angeles in it's entirety. With an emphasis on social issues, frequent themes of his past work have included daily life in L.A.'s barrios, inner city violence, graffiti, various political issues, surfing, and skateboarding. His work has been shown extensively throughout the U.S.
To view the prints, please visit one of three galleries where Sandow Birk is represented : Koplin Del Rio Gallery in Los Angeles, Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco, and PPOW Gallery in New York City.
Resume available upon request.