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(adverb) in a manner that is nonchalantly absurd and embarrassing.

01 August 2011

Safewalls Exhibition: Las Vegas

[PRESS RELEASE]Through Safewalls, the epic imagery of Cirque du Soleil and the tradition of circus posters comes to life, as interpreted by some of the best contemporary artists around the world. Thus far 16 artists have created limited edition and deluxe prints for Cirque du Soleil Zarkana, Zumanity, Corteo, Ovo, Totem and KÀ, inspired by the gorgeous visuals of Cirque du Soleil sets, costumes and makeup.

Safewalls is pleased to announce the first exhibition of all 16 original paintings by Ron English, Tara McPherson, Travis Louie, Miss Van, Nuria Mora, Ricardo Cavolo, El Mac, Jason Limon, Shag, Glenn Anderson, Jon Burgerman, Sweet Toof and debuting the pieces by Frank Kozik, Casey Weldon, Chet Zar, and Amy Sol at Trifecta Gallery in Las Vegas.

Never before have the sixteen original paintings been shown together, which are part of Cirque du Soleil’s private collection. The exhibition will also debut the 16th artist in the SAFEWALLS collection, Amy Sol’s beautiful interpretation of the Cirque du Soleil KÀ show.

The pre-sale of Amy Sol’s screen print will be available exclusively through Trifecta Gallery, with a limited edition of 50 prints. Please join SAFEWALLS, Cirque du Soleil and Trifecta Gallery on Thursday, August 4th at 6pm for an opening reception of these works. Trifecta Gallery is located at 107 E. Charleston #135, las Vegas, NV 89104. The exhibition runs from August 4th until August 26th, 2011.



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