Everbody Wins

Decidedly retro, astutely provocative, and unabashedly hilarious, David Sollie's newest "retrospective" is perfectly timed to comment on consumerism in the 21st century through the Mad Men lens of corporate advertising. The corporation, of course, is Sollie's not-so-fictive Shackway, the "morally hazy" product-marketing firm with the Du Pont-style logo and tongue-in-cheek taglines. Television shows, food items, and futuristic technologies receive equally ingenious treatment in Sollie's paintings and prints. Some even have a surrealistic bent. While Shackway's items are aimed at the other 99 percent, the show will also actually serve a pressing need. Bring in a nonperishable food donation, and receive your very own original Grandma Shackway's Finest soup label. When the exhibition closes, Sollie will donate the food to Lighthouse CSP, the drop-in center and kitchen for Resource-Spectrum Community Mental Health. The opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, December 10.
Dec. 10-Jan. 7, 2011

 
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