Famous Accountants

Closing Reception for Twenty-Three: This Sunday, Nov. 22!

Posted in 23, Current Show, Information by internanna on November 20, 2009

It’s been a long-ass week at the end of one hell-of-a year. Please come join us for some art, artists, cookies and beers on Sunday to celebrate the closing of our first show, Twenty-Three!

Famous Accountants is pleased to announce a closing reception for their inaugural exhibit “Twenty-Three” on Sunday, November 22, 2009 from 4-7PM. There will be drinks & snacks (and coffee and talking) and we’d love to see you!

Famous Accountants (described by Hyperallergic as “Pocket Utopia’s underground stepchild“) is a shared work/studio and gallery space in Greater Bushwick run by artists Ellen Letcher and Kevin Regan. Their concept for the space is “gallery as sketchbook.” Their inspiration for opening Famous Accountants is  Austin Thomas and her concept of the perch. Thomas ran the recently-closed Pocket Utopia: “a relational exhibition, salon and social space” housed in a renovated storefront space on Flushing Avenue.

The inaugural show, “Twenty-Three” features work by both Letcher and Regan. Over the course of 2 months, the two artists visited the studio separately and together, composing a dialogue of works. The show features a combination of previous pieces as well as site-specific collages, found images, words and objects.

Famous Accountants
1673 Gates Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385
Map.
Open Sundays from 1-6PM and by appointment.

BushwickBK on Twenty-Three : Meaning is Inevitable

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