Announced: ‘HEAD OVER HEELS’ by Hudson Marquez @ PSKAUFMAN Gallery Los Angeles. Show to open December 12.
“Stiletto. Mule. Slingback. Pump. Straps. New paintings inspired by the ladies of Bourbon Street. The Sho-Bar. The Gunga Den. The 500 Club. Lou’s Lounge. I saw all the big name Burlesque Queens. Blaze Star. Candy Barr. Lili St. Cyr. Tempest Storm. The Cat Girl. What did I see Sitting at the bar below them as they peeled to the beat of the best Rhythm and Blues bands in the world? HIGH HEELS! Imprinted me. Often, I wondered about their pasts. Now I have painted the women from the dark shadows of the French Quarter and written stories for each. Welcome to HEAD OVER HEELS”
Known for his involvement in Ant Farm, and the creation of Cadillac Ranch, Hudson has played an important role in the development of contemporary American art.
A shared obsession with shoes brought Hudson and pskaufman… together. As an art form, footwear continues to inspire and empower women, as well as men. The footwear link between men and women is powerful and Hudson’s paintings highlight this attraction.
HEAD OVER HEELS opens Saturday, December 12th, 2015 from 7-10pm at pskaufman… gallery in downtown los angeles. The show will run through January 16th, 2016.
pskaufman… gallery is open Tues – Sat 11-7, Sun 12-6 and by appointment.
Werdin Alley & 8th St
Los Angeles, California 90014