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Jesus Lizard's David Yow Has First Solo Art Exhibit In NYC
The Quietus , August 22nd, 2011 06:24

Jesus Lizard/Qui frontman's art to go on display at solo show at city's Fuse Gallery

Hyperkinetic Jesus Lizard frontman David Yow's first solo New York art exhibit opens this week. Entitled Glass Gas Mask, it will run from this Wednesday (August 24th) until September 21st at the city's Fuse Gallery. Yow himself will be attendance at the opening on Wednesday.

Although his background was in art, Yow shifted his focus to music when he formed Scratch Acid and later The Jesus Lizard. He recently returned to making visual art, and has had work exhibited in the past in New York, Berlin and Los Angeles.

The art exhibited at Glass Gas Mask is described as 'a body of work that has a keen compositional sensibility often combined with a dark sense of humour, [utilising] design elements of line, texture and shape in conjunction with found images and objects'. While he also produces digital art, his paintings sound particularly in line with his chaotic stage persona: '[integrating] acrylic, collage, charcoal, pencil, spit, hair, crayon, wood, etc, to craft a deviant, somewhat biomorphic creation, that is, or was, living - what it is, is very difficult to discern'.

Glass Gas Mask runs from August 24th to September 21st at Fuse Gallery, NYC.

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