8-23-14 Sierra View Music Festival, Oakdale, CA poster by Alexandra Fischer

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August 23, 2014 Sierra View Music Festival, Oakdale, CA
Moonalice poster by Alexandra Fischer

According to Moonalice legend, Alexandra Fischer created a magical miniature world of toy trains for the poster this Saturday at the Sierra View Music Festival in Oakdale, CA. This is the 146th poster by Alex in the series, and everyone attending will receive a free copy! Join the event on Facebook for more information.

If you can’t make this show, watch the free HD video stream provided by MoonTunes™ on Moonalice.com. Doors: 1:00pm Show time: TBA

Directions

Sierra View Music Festival 12713 Sierra View Rd, Oakdale

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8-24-14 West End Celebration, Sand City, CA poster by David Singer and Alton Kelley

M745 › 8/24/14 West End Celebration, Sand City, CA

August 24, 2014 West End Celebration, Sand City, CA
Moonalice poster by David Singer

According to Moonalice legend, Alton Kelley was one of the Big Five poster artists and Stanley Mouse’s partner. Alton Kelley’s widow has given David Singer this image to create a magnificient design for the West End Celebration this Sunday, August 24 in Sand City, CA! This is the second Kelley image given to David, and every attendee will receive a free copy. Join the event on Facebook for more information.

If you can’t make this show, join us on Couch Tour for the free HD video stream provided by MoonTunes™ at Moonalice.com. Doors: 12:00pm Show time: 3:30pm PST

Directions

West End Celebration 600 Ortiz Avenue, Sand City

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8-22-14 Uptown Theatre, Napa, CA poster by Chris Shaw

M743 › 8/22/14 Uptown Theatre, Napa, CA

August 22, 2014 Uptown Theatre, Napa, CA
Moonalice poster by Chris Shaw

According to Moonalice legend, Art Director Chris Shaw designed a classic for the show this Friday, August 22 at the Uptown Theatre in Napa, CA with the Marshall Tucker Band! This is the 196th poster by Chris in the Moonalice series, and every attendee will receive a free copy. Join the event on Facebook for more information.

If you can’t make this show, join us on Couch Tour for the free HD video stream provided by MoonTunes™ at Moonalice.com. Show time: 8:00pm PST

Directions

Uptown Theatre 1350 Third St, Napa

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Road Trip To The Fourth Dimension With Dennis Larkins September 4, 2014 at Sacred Gallery, New York City

September 4, 2014 - October 31, 2014, Sacred Gallery, New York City

ROAD TRIP TO THE FOURTH DIMENSION
The Art of Dennis Larkins

Curated by Les Barany

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 4th 8-11pm
Exhibition Dates: September 4th – October 31st.

Dennis Larkins, renowned for his stage design and illustration work for bands including The Grateful Dead and The Rolling Stones, returns to Sacred Gallery with his new exhibition, “Road Trip to the Fourth Dimension.” Larkins presents iconic images of America’s cultural past, borrowing heavily from the aesthetics of the Atomic Age and the Golden Age of Sci-Fi, to present at once a critique of America’s past, present, and past-futures. Aliens, mushroom clouds, and rocket ships mingle with the family unit through Larkins’ unique painted sculptural reliefs that present a field of depth and tangibility to his fantastic canvases.

September 4, 2014 - October 31, 2014, Sacred Gallery, New York City

When dinosaurs roamed the Earth and played loud rock music, Dennis Larkins was bringing set design out of the Paleolithic with revolutionary arena rock stage concepts. During a legendary period of rock music, under the aegis of promoter Bill Graham, Dennis brought a vision of monolithic drops to life in the form of towering painted backdrops and scrims.

Taking what he’d learned as a painter of stage backdrops for the San Francisco Opera, Dennis almost single-handedly designed and painted set decorations for The Grateful Dead, The Rolling Stones and Bill Graham’s annual “Day on the Green” festivals, such as the original legendary “Monsters of Rock” featuring Aerosmith, Ted Nugent, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, Santana, and Journey, Today’s elaborate stages, with their pyrotechnics, banks of special lights, and shifting colors were born in the 70s, and Dennis Larkins was one of the earliest developers of these revolutionary new staging concepts.

Little did he know that his musical journey would lead back to his first love, painting, and the internal landscape of self-discovery and spiritual growth. For the next several years, perplexing images began to emerge from the depths of his psyche. By juxtaposing personal elements of symbol, metaphor and cultural iconography, he created a form of open-ended storytelling which offered for each viewer questions raised and answers cryptically unique to their own experience. He works in a style forged from both traditional and space age ingredients, painting sculpted relief on canvas and creating layered works of arresting depth and intense optical punch. His use of archetypes from retro-pop culture are metaphorical players in a scenario intended to illustrate the mysteries of our common life experience, including the poignancy of death and destruction, but also the principles of rebirth, wonder, absurdity, exhilaration and creative freedom. The dichotomy between all of these aspects, and more, being simultaneously present and available to experience in each moment is a thematic thread that consistently runs through Larkins’ work. He mixes metaphors for a living.

Dennis currently has designed 23 Moonalice posters in the series.

Sacred Gallery and its sister business, Sacred Tattoo, have been featured with the BBC, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, MTV, TLC, New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Daily News, various tattoo magazines, and many other forms of news and media.

Sacred Gallery NYC is conveniently located in Manhattan’s SoHo District at 424 Broadway on the northeast corner of Broadway and Canal. Take the N,Q,R, or J.

Sacred Gallery is open daily from noon to 8pm.

For purchase inquiries, please email the gallery director at Kevin@SacredGalleryNYC.com

Directions

Sacred Gallery 424 Broadway #2, New York City

FIRST 100 PEOPLE ATTENDING THE OPENING WILL RECEIVE A FREE SIGNED PRINT!
September 4, 2014 - October 31, 2014, Sacred Gallery, New York City