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"Quentin vs Coen"
Date Thursday June 02
Time 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Type Concert/Show
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Spoke Art Gallery
816 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94109
Following our recent showing in NYC, Spoke Art will be bringing our Quentin vs. Coen art show home to San Francisco

For “Quentin vs. Coen”, Spoke Art has arranged a battle-royal style art show featuring over 100 world class artists from the new contemporary art scene. Painters, screen printers and digital artists were invited to reinterpret their favorite scenes, characters and films from the heralded directors, resulting in an eclectic showing of inspirational fine art.

“Quentin vs Coen” looks to expand on the concept of a pop-culture themed art show by pitting together two directors who share overlapping or similar stylistic themes, and allowing the viewer to decide their favorites. Though there are many distinct differences between the bodies of work created by both Quentin Tarantino and the Coen Brothers, their crafting of generation-defining soundtracks, the penchant for ubiquitous violence, their casting of the same actors (notably Steve Buscemi), and their ability to constantly create spectacular works of varying genres (everything from Kung-Fu to crime dramas to westerns), have cemented both Quentin and the Coens as some of the most important directors of our generation.

Please join us for our opening reception on Thursday, June 2nd. The show will be on view until Thursday, June 30th.

Added to the calendar on Wednesday May 25th, 2011 5:27 PM
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