Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Contenders

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Exhibition Detail
The Contenders
Curated by: Jacques de Beaufort
1202 Lucerne Avenue
Unit a
Lake Worth, Florida 33460


October 24th - November 22nd
Opening:
October 24th 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
untitled, Woody OthelloWoody Othello, untitled, 2014, mixed media
© Woody Othello
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> DESCRIPTION
An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and installation by 4 of South Florida's most exciting emerging artists.
Featuring:
Bjørn Davidson
Henriett Michel
Kandy Lopez
Woody Othello

musical guests
Celebrator
JUDE.
Wolfcat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
UNIT 1 presents:
The Contenders
7:00pm-12:00pm October 24, 2014

Lake Worth exhibition space UNIT 1 is pleased to announce The Contenders, an exciting show of painting, drawing, mixed media and sculpture by four of South Florida’s rising Artstars.

The artists in this exhibition have all recently risen to the top of the heap in various local exhibitions. Bold, accomplished, prolific-they are all well on their way towards the formation of unique artistic visions that touch upon a diverse range of stylistic and conceptual concerns-the unifying thread is the ferocity and power with which they are now executing this vision. In my mind, these four artists represent the Contenders for a “title”, and even though Art is a long and winding road with no real beginning, end, or rules of engagement-these are the four that I’d put in the ring if we were to imagine the art-game as an arena. In a sense, they all win because they are moving and effecting people with their work, and we win because we are here to witness it. But not everyone gets a prize for participation in the real world and there is no tension without the possibility of failure. I’m not worried though because whatever comes down the road for Woody Othello, Bjorn Davidson, Kandy Lopez, and Henriett Michel, I know they are all tough as nails and are all fighters who make sacrifices to realize their creative vision and will get up again and again if life plants a square one to their jaw. The best part will be when I get to brag that I showed them before their big solo show in New York. And then….I hope they don't forget the humble Artist/Impresario who put together this little fête in their honor. Remember the little people as we say.

Hope to see you at the fight, er, show! It’s gonna get bloody!

With music by:
Celebrator
Jude
Wolfcat

Director UNIT1 exhibitions


UNIT 1 is an exhibition space and independent media production company founded by Jacques de Beaufort. The gallery showcases artists in all media working in challenging forms that exist somewhere near the EDGE or beyond it. The space also hosts special events, film screenings, performances, and happenings driven by UNIT 1 participants and friends.

The gallery is open only during events and by appointment.

For more information visit www.unit1.org and like Unit 1 on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/unit1projects.

Contact: Jacques de Beaufort
www.jacquesdebeaufort.com
213-255-0730


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Art by Musicians

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Jacques de Beaufort: new work

Fortune tellersmall Jacques de Beaufort Mistress of Pythia

Jacques de Beaufort: new work

Regina Jacques de Beaufort Regina

Monday, September 01, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

the Band in Heaven: Dandelion Wine ALTERNATE VERSION


the band in Heaven - "Dandelion Wine" ALTERNATE VERSION from ∆∆∆ on Vimeo.

previously unreleased ALTERNATE VERSION of the video I did with my good friends in the Bnad in Heaven

upcoming show at Paul Fisher Gallery

10544238_950693551624391_4546418323443504374_o FACES and FIGURES
with:
ASIF HOQUE
CHRIS FAY
DANIEL FORTUNE
JACQUES DE BEAUFORT
JAFLEU
MIKE SNEGG
THYRZA SEGAL
TOMOKO SHIMADA
 Paul Fisher Gallery

Jacques de Beaufort: new work

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 Jacques de Beaufort 
new drawing: Christina