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HelloVon "Semblance"

Artist: HelloVon

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Fresh from the succesful group Summer show “The New Utopia” at Shepard Fairey’s Subliminal Projects Gallery, "Semblance"  at Cerasoli Gallery will be Von’s debut solo show in L.A. The exhibition, named after the artist’s latest series of work, sees his drawing develop further his fascination with image construction, form, distortion and the process of drawing itself.

The exhibition will comprise of all original drawings from  both the artist’s new Semblance series  and the latest pieces from his ongoing Animal series which has previously been published as part of Creative Review’s award winning Monograph series, travelled on billboards from London to New York in the Migration exhibition, adopted by Liberty of London for their relaunch and appeared on the catwalk at Milan Fashion Week as part of the Trussardi A/W 09 collection.

Hellovon ‘Semblance’
September 19 - October 14, 2009
Cerasoli Gallery
8530-B Washington Blvd,
Culver City CA 90232
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contact@cerasoligallery.com
www.cerasoligallery.com
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Sem⋅blance
  /ˈsɛmbləns/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [sem-bluhns] Show IPA
Use semblance in a Sentence
–noun
1. outward aspect or appearance.
2. an assumed or unreal appearance; show.
3. the slightest appearance or trace.
4. a likeness, image, or copy.
5. a spectral appearance; apparition.
Origin:
1250–1300; ME < MF, equiv. to sembl(er) to seem (see resemble ) + -ance -ance

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