Fabien Castanier Gallery presents Andrew Schoultz and Mark Jenkins “Rubber Time”

May 20, 2017

July 31, 2017

2919 La Cienega Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232

are you going to attend Fabien Castanier Gallery presents Andrew Schoultz and Mark Jenkins "Rubber Time"?
Yes, I am  No one is attending yet.

Event Description

Fabien Castanier Gallery is excited to announce our upcoming dual exhibition, Rubber Time, featuring work by Andrew Schoultz and Mark Jenkins. Both artists will present new work, paintings and sculptures.

“Rubber Time” refers to an idiom from Indonesia that expresses the tendency for a relaxed and flexible perspective on punctuality and time-keeping. Schoultz and Jenkins apply this concept of “elastic time” to our current societal climate in the United States, seeing the present period as a suspended limbo with troubling unknowns both in the past and in the near future. Their work touches on political and cultural issues with dark humor and irony, reflecting on what they see as the development of a unique moment in history.

Both of the artists often address societal issues that are not easy or comfortable to confront, but are relevant and necessary to reflect upon. While seeking out the dark corners of our current moment, Schoultz and Jenkins present the turmoil and anxiety with a tinge of hope for the future.

Andrew Schoultz, most known for his intricately detailed and layered compositions, presents work that echoes the chaos of our current political climate. He addresses a multitude of themes, referencing in varying motifs the struggles of modern America. His newest series of work focuses on the strongest symbol of our nation, the American flag. Discussing ideas of commodification, globalization of culture, and political upheaval, Schoultz seeks to highlight not only today’s dilemmas but the concepts and events that reverberate throughout history.

Mark Jenkins delivers visceral emotional reactions with his work in addition to a pointed commentary on the darker issues afflicting modern society. He references gun violence, fear, terrorism, and crime with a wicked humor that challenges the viewer’s perspective on these controversial issues. His sculptures, realistic mimics whose life-like bodies appear frozen in time, create tableaus that incorporate the viewer akin to a piece of performance. For this series, Jenkins describes the slowing down of time for his pieces – the viewer sees the figures trapped within a suspended moment, perhaps a reflection of the pivotal point in history in which we find ourselves.

Visited 31 times, 1 Visit today

Related Events

711 Mateo St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

July 2, 2016 To July 30, 2016

12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

CES Gallery is pleased to present “Analog Watch”, a group exhibition featuring works by Christian Maychack, Megan Mueller, Manny Prieres, and Anne Vieux. Read more…

2558 N San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90065

February 20, 2016 To March 1, 2016

11:00 am To 5:00 pm

Things are changing dramatically. The LA River, which began construction in 1938 as a giant storm drain, has been ignored for years. Read more…

431 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

June 3, 2017 To July 7, 2017

Shapes For Now June 3 – July 7 Danielle Ashton Hagar Cygler Lady Firm Richelle Gribble Briona Hendren Justina Ko Ryan Lisko Ken Gun Min Margaret Noble… Read more…