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Bamboo Lane

Bamboo Lane Gallery promotes contemporary paintings, videos, photography, performances, assemblages, sculptures and installations by Los Angeles contemporary artists, as well as by Chinese contemporary artists. We pay special attention to culture, ideology and politics inspired arts. Symposia and discussions are hosted periodically to bridge the dialog between artists and spectators. Located in Chinatown among over 20 other cutting-edge galleries, Bamboo Lane Gallery is positioning herself to be a new contemporary art gallery of the everyday.

LOS ANGELES, CA

United States
Address:
424 Bamboo Lane
90012
Phone: 213-617-8137
Website: bamboolane.com


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Artists Represented

Melissa Sims
Erik Sandberg
Han Bing
Estevan Oriol
Gabor Ekecs
Tiffany Liu


Forthcoming Exhibitions

Melissa Sims "Why Am I Not A Poet?" May 12 - June 30, 2007
Reception May 12 6-8
In the seventeenth century, Vermeer used an optical device called the camera obscura to help him accurately trace details of the subjects in a darkened chamber. This was the beginning of the photorealistic painting. Since 1970’s photorealism has emerged with an advanced style of art, thanks to the new technology and digital equipments. A stronger emphasis on imagery and color, that requires a high level of technical prowess and virtuosity to simulate, is also accompanied by uncompromised subject matter. In this evolution, along with Robert Cuttingham and Linda Bacon, Melissa Sims finds her own vocabulary to carry out the American traditions and contemporary movements.

Frank O’Hara once asked: “Why am I not a painter? One day I am thinking of a color: orange. I write a line about orange. Pretty soon it is a whole page of words, not lines. Then another page. There should be so much more, not of orange, of words, of how terrible orange is and life. Days go by. It is even in prose, I am a real poet. My poem is finished and I haven't mentioned oran... [ Read all ]


Previous Exhibitions

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In the seventeenth century, Vermeer used an optical device called the camera obscura to help him accurately trace details of the subjects in a darkened chamber. This was the beginning of the photorealistic painting. Since 1970’s photorealism has emerged with an advanced style of art, thanks to the new technology and digital equipments. A stronger emphasis on imagery and color, that requires a high level of technical prowess and virtuosity to simulate, is also accompanied by uncompromised subject matter. In this evolution, along with Robert Cuttingham and Linda Bacon, Melissa Sims finds her own vocabulary to carry out the American traditions and contemporary movements.

Frank O’Hara once asked: “Why am I not a painter? One day I am thinking of a color: orange. I write a line about orange. Pretty soon it is a whole page of words, not lines. Then another page. There should be so much more, not of orange, of words, of how terrible orange is and life. Days go by. It is even in prose, I am a real poet. My poem is finished and I haven't mentioned orange yet”. Sims is the opposite of O’Har... [ Read all ]


Press Links

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Location And Getting There

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Opening Times

Monday - Friday
10-5