Your face on vinyl on display at a Art exhibition in Detroit, USA – all about vinyl art
It’s opening on the 4th of June (for 2 weeks) in the Funhouse Gallery Detroit. It also happens to be the opening party for the Gallery as well. The organizer of the gallery contact your face on vinyl to take part in the show, it’s been a good few months in the making and so we are very excited to be exhibiting a mix of old and new work. Any work left unsold will be posted on the website for purchase (which will also symbolize the launch of the web store – fingers crossed!)
So YFOV sent a selection of 10 records (mostly singles and 1 triptych) to include in the exhibition which features over 50 other artists from all over the world. We are very excited to take part in the exhibition and will be sure to post some pictures of the event. This is the first time that YFOV is going to exhibit in America, so high hopes indeed!
here is an official gallery release statement excerpt…
No this is NOT a vinyl toy show- does the world really need to manufacture more vinyl crap for creative types to paint on? We think not. We believe there’s more than enough Ray Coniff Singers and Air Supply vinyl records to go around for the next 100 years.
Also here is a link to the facebook event http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=152975121425641 also i’ve been told there will be photos of the event put up after it happens so i’ll be sure to upload those too…Which i think will be posted here or on the flickr website. I know there’s many tools for using wordpress with flickr so maybe I can do so easy intergration…here is the link…. http://www.flickr.com/groups/hdgallery/discuss/72157626080741710/
Here is a sneak preview of one of the vinyl’s YFOV is exhibiting; it’s a Frank Zappa piece one of the greatest experimental rock n roll musicians of all time, this does him enough justice, but it’s hard to sum up a man who produced such an eclectic and amazing body of work. This is our dedication to him to paint him on a medium which most of his music was released on… And hopefully YFOV has managed to capture Frank Zappa looking iconic and classy created using a stencil and spray paint painted onto a 12” vinyl record.
Also it’s worth mentioning we are now re-opened for custom orders. To find out more about the process check this link…
We are also on facebook page https://www.facebook.com/yourfaceonvinyl