12/12/2012

Thirlwell contributes to Sandy Relief show at Reverse Gallery

REVERSE and Aurelio Trinidad Valle present RESONATE and REBUILD, a silent art auction benefit and exhibition at REVERSE space at 28 Frost Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that will open on Friday, December 14 from 7-11 PM with works remaining on view until Friday, December 21. The focus of this benefit is to raise funds for the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, an organization dedicated to rebuilding one of the most severely affected communities by Hurricane Sandy.

REVERSE is delighted to include a portfolio of art prints for the silent auction called the “Peace Prints”, originally made in 1972 for the McGovern campaign. These prints will be available for bidding during the benefit exhibition, made possible by Patty Mucha and Julie Martin. Artists who participated  in the “Peace Prints” series include: Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Richard Anuskiewicz; Oyvind Fahlström, Marisol, Robert Whitman, and Jack Youngerman.

Artworks that have been donated to the exhibition alongside the Peace Prints include works by JG Thirlwell, Nick Zinner, Sebastian Mlynarski, Gabriel ShuldnerErik Foss, Ben Brock, Alberto Cortes, Richard Alvarez, Damian Genuardi, a collaborative work by Brandon Friend + Jason Douglas Griffin and many more. All works will remain on view and those that are not sold during the opening event will still be available for bidding at REVERSE until Friday, December 21, 7pm.
For more information about the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, go here




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  • JG Thirlwell is a composer, producer, recording artist and performer based in Brooklyn NY. With a extensive body of work that spans more than 25 years, Thirlwell has performed under such aliases as Foetus (all incarnations), Steroid Maximus, Manorexia, Xordox, Baby Zizanie, Wiseblood, DJ OTEFSU, Garage Monsters, Flesh Volcano, Immaculate Consumptive, Clint Ruin and more. In addition, Thirlwell has produced, mixed and/or performed on vast quantities of recordings including many of the releases on Lydia Lunch's Widowspeak label and artists as diverse as The The, Pantera, Nine Inch Nails, White Zombie, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Coil, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Arto Lindsay, Marc Almond, Swans and countless others. Today, Thirlwell continues to release new records and currently serves as the soundtrack composer for The Venture Brothers on Cartoon Network and Archer on FX.
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