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Los Angeles - United States

Balanced Delirium

Los Angeles From 24 March to 19 April 2018

Presentation
Psychotic and chaotic, yet sane and strategic--the new body of work by artist Christopher Weeden, better known as “Smurfo Udirty,” will be unveiled in Los Angeles this March. The title of the exhibition, Balanced Delirium, comes from the process of how Smurfo created these new works. He takes pride in never planning what he is going to do next on canvas. He begins sporadically--splashing background colors for hours, and then slowly and deliberately adding shapes and composition.

In his recent work, there are many dimensions of style and depth, blooming with levels of contrasting colors and structures. He dives into a contemporary style that marks a change from his usual aesthetic while keeping his underlying tone with a mix of traditional graffiti, surrealism, and color blending. His new paintings are his dreams and thoughts in physical form, translated by his hand.

Balanced Delirium is the first Los Angeles solo exhibition by Smurfo Udirty. His paintings and drawings burst with an irreverent energy resulting from the deliberate synthesis of psychotic inspiration and strategic execution. Fusing street art and graffiti with contemporary painting techniques, his work is undeniable and unmistakable. The self-described “steady-handed hooligan” is also an accomplished illustrator and draftsman, producing works in pen and ink that target the depraved underbelly of popular icons and institutions. Born Christopher Weeden, Smurfo lives and works in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York.
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Address

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  • 5564 Hollywood Boulevard
    90028, Los Angeles
    United States
    3233648062

    Schedules

    Monday

    closed

    Tuesday

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Wednesday

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Thursday

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Friday

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Saturday

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Sunday

    closed

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Smurfo Udirty, Gator Blues, Painting

Smurfo Udirty

Gator Blues, 2016
24 x 18 x 1 inch
Painting

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Smurfo Udirty, Wikileaks, Drawing

Smurfo Udirty

Wikileaks, 2017
11 x 8.5 inch
Drawing

$400

Smurfo Udirty, 33 Degree Club, Drawing

Smurfo Udirty

33 Degree Club, 2017
11 x 8.5 inch
Drawing

$400

Smurfo Udirty, Hannah Barbaric, Drawing

Smurfo Udirty

Hannah Barbaric, 2017
11 x 8.5 inch
Drawing

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