Plus Gallery artist Colin Livingston, who has continually received rave reviews over the last decade for his thoroughly unique engagement with “pop” art, finds his work surfacing once again in the upcoming Arvada Center group exhibition “rePOPulated: Contemporary Perspectives on Pop Art” on view
January 22nd through March 29th, 2015.
Mass media, culture and production will be the focus of the Arvada Center’s first exhibition in 2015, otherwise known as Pop Art. The Pop movement was a major departure from the prior artistic movements of the mid-twentieth century, abandoning the use of the painterly concerns to use everyday products and popular culture as the focal point of the artistic discussion. “rePOPulated: contemporary perspectives on pop art” will showcase the evolution of the movement from the beginning to now. From the collection of the CU Art Museum in Boulder, pioneers of the American Pop Art movement such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, and James Rosenquist will be featured, while the rest of the exhibition will highlight regional contemporary artists and their perspectives on Pop Art toda, including selections from Livingston’s 2009 powerhouse installation “The Big Idea.”
The Arvada Center will host an opening reception for the exhibition on Thursday, January 22nd from 6-9pm and will also host artist talks on Thursday January 26th at 7pm as well as Saturday March 14th at 11am (Livingston included on that day). All events are free and open to the public.
Learn more about Colin Livingston’s fascinating work through Plus Gallery’s most recent artist monograph “Colin Livingston – Artist” available now through blurb.com