It’s Pop It’s Art @ Unitard Gallery, June 11, 2008
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BLACK SWAN WINES BRINGS UK ART EXHIBIT IT’S POP IT’S ART TO AMERICA FOR FIRST TIME IN PRIVATE EVENT SERIES
Black Swan Wines of Australia is leading the way for UK-based It’s Pop It’s Art to make its first appearance in America; Event Series to Kick Off in Los Angeles
WHAT: In an event series entitled Black Swan Presents It’s Pop It’s Art, Black Swan is bringing these visual cover versions of some of pop music’s most important songs to America in an effort to further express its commitment to support and showcase emerging culture.
Black Swan Presents It’s Pop It’s Art will begin in June and will tour through five cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and New York. These exclusive nights of events will combine existing pieces, and never-before-seen variations of the UK collection created by local artists in each market including Retna, Ethos, Garrett Morin, Mike Genovese, Cody Hoyt, and Hit + Run.
WHO: Participating artists Retna and Hit + Run will be in attendance to present the new works of art, and to support Black Swan’s initiative. It’s Pop It’s Art is a collaboration between Airside and EMI Music Publishing UK. Built upon an appreciation for the lyrics of influential music, combined with a talent for art, It’s Pop It’s Art is a collection of limited edition art prints of seminal song lyrics of pop music’s most important songs.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 11
Press Call: 7:30pm
WHERE: Unitard Gallery
706 East 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012