January 15 – 19th, 2014
Artists Include: Paul Booth, Chris Mars, Leslie Ditto, David Stoupakis, menton3, Chris Conte, Matt Dangler, Stephanie Henderson, Natalie Shau, Richard J Oliver, Agostino Arrivabene and Vincent Xeus.
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Last Rites Gallery is pleased to announce its 5 Year Anniversary Show that will feature over forty works of art by a selection of its acclaimed roster of artists. The 5 Year Anniversary Show celebrates the gallery’s continued mission to showcase and harbor the world of dark surrealism and honor the artists that have paid the genre homage by digging into the darkest crevices of their minds and souls. It is with the talent, courage and vision of our artists that we thrive and continue to make our mark on the art world. We exhibit these works in gratitude, introspection and camaraderie, with the aspirations to continue challenging both the individual and group to engage and reflect on the beauty within the darkness.
“As both a tattoo and fine artist who specializes in dark art, it has been a dream of mine to open a gallery that serves as both a sanctuary and mecca for the obscure and dark. I am so pleased to have exhibited so many amazing artists throughout the years and look forward to continued success in bringing the genre of dark surrealism to light.” – Paul Booth
Artists include: Stefano Alcantara, Esao Andrews, Shawn Barber, Nick Baxter, Matthew Bone, Timothy Boor, Scott G. Brooks, Patrick Byers, Santiago Caruso, David Choquette, Colin Christian, Sas Christian, Christopher Conte, Rory Coyne, Matt Dangler, Jason D’Aquino, Brian Despain, Yoko d’Holbachie, Leslie Ditto, Mark Garro, H.R. Giger, Peter Gric, Chris Haas, Fred Harper, Naoto Hattori, Michael Hussar, Charlie Immer, S Jenx, Viktor Koen, Luke Kopycinski, Ewelina Koszykowska, Craig LaRotonda, Eli Livingston, Jean Paul Mallozzi, Chris Mars, menton3, Billy Norrby, Annie Owens, Chris Peters, Anthony Pontius, Matt Rota, Jose Manuel Schmill, Beau Stanton, David Stoupakis, Jasmine Worth, Zane York, Chet Zar
Join us on Saturday, April 13th from 7pm – 12am for the opening night party hosted by Mistress Juliya. Come celebrate Last Rites 5 Year Anniversary Show as we feature live entertainment throughout the night including DJ Xris SMack!, Nikki LeVillain and Tabitha Mancini.
Xris SMack! is a DJ, VJ/Video & Music Producer and Engineer who spins various genres of music including Punk, Rock, Metal, Goth, Industrial, Terror, EBM, Electro, Synthpop, Triphop, Darkwave, Coldwave and Noise.
Nikki LeVillain is an international, exotic performer specializing in Burlesque, dark cabaret belly dancing and snake charming. She is known as Burlesque’s “Serpentine Seductress”.
Tabitha Mancini is a writer, visual artist, and multi-instrumentalist, known primarily for her vocals. Her ethereal style adds to her uniquely blended performance of songwriting and atmospheric mood.
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Last Rites Gallery is located at 511 West 33rd Street, 3rd Floor, between 10th and 11thavenues, New York.
Last Rites Gallery opens it’s fifth annual The 13th Hour group exhibit, celebrating the spirit of the Halloween season.
In it’s annual exhibit, Last Rites sets out to present a broad-spectrum representation of Dark Surrealism. Held just days before Halloween, the show is the gallery’s largest group exhibit, and features renowned artists from around the globe- working in an array of mediums including painting, drawing, and sculpture. From gothic elegance to finely crafted grotesquery, the beauty within the darkness is embraced and brought into the spotlight.
Artists Include: Markus Blanchard, Scott G Brooks, Matt Buck, Robert Craig, Matt Dangler, Darwin Enriquez, Jason Goldberg, Handiedan, Naoto Hattori, Scott Hove, S Jenx, John John Jesse, Joe King, Luke Kopycinski, Mark Kostabi, Jean Paul Mallozzi, Chris Mars, Menton, Mr Mead, Anthony Pontius, Michael Ramstead, Zac Shiffer, Richard Williams, Jasmine Worth, Zane York and Chet Zar.
An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 26, 2012 from 7pm – 11pm at Last Rites Gallery, 511 W 33rd Street, New York.