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The Happy Lion

The Happy Lion is an art gallery in L.A.'s Chinatown that has been showing the work of emerging and established artists for the past five years.

Los Angeles

United States
Address:
963 Chung King Road
90012
Phone: 213-625-1360
Fax: 213-625-1350
Website: thehappylion.com




Artists Represented

Bercowetz & Bua, Kristian Burford, Allison Cortson, Gustavo Godoy, Francisco Guerrero, Marina Kappos, Patrick Lakey, Rachelle Rojany, Gert & Uwe Tobias,Monique van Genderen,Tabitha Morris and Brian Wills.


Current Exhibitions

Monique van Genderen
May 16 - July 11, 2009


Exhibition Photos (2)

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Art Fairs

VOLTA, ZOO, NADA, MACO, Art LA


Submission Policy

Open


Press Releases

The Happy Lion is pleased to present new work by Los Angeles-based artist Monique van Genderen. For this exhibition van Genderen shows off her complex painting vocabulary within the boundaries of the six by four foot panel format, continuing her ongoing dialogue with abstraction. In the words of the artist:
“These paintings which read light to dark, left to right or right to left seem to be in various states of completion. Paint hangs on the surface, exposing the structure of the panel, not unlike the various states of dress a model for couture might display, showing contour and line through bone beneath the fabric. They are written on the body. If one were to read the framework of figuration underneath the impulse of abstraction one can draw certain conclusions. For that the painting itself does not need to be complete. Let’s say they have nothing to do with the figure at all, it is at least true that the works were made by a feminine hand, trying to carve out theoretical space in this world. For weaponry I resort to scale and boldness of color in order to cast about my subjectivity. Abstraction and materiality are the indicat... [ Read all ]


Press Links

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2009/06/review-monique-van-genderen-at-happy-lion-gallery-.html#more

http://www.laweekly.com/2009-05-28/art-books/monique-van-genderen-at-the-happy-lion/


Location And Getting There

963 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Conveniently located of the 110N, Hill Street Exit.


Contact-Directors/Staff

Lexi Brown, Director
Justin Izbinski, Associate Director






Opening Times

12-6 p.m. Wed-Sat