Art Star Legend Bruce Lurie Gallery Hosts Moira Cue Show
The Bruce Lurie Gallery hosts a highly anticipated, rare showing of work by award winning multi-media artist Moira Cue this Saturday, July 19th, 2014 in Los Angeles. Celebrities and media attendance are expected, so patrons are advised to arrive early. Lucky guests that are able to get through the packed doors will be able to enter one of the top pop art galleries in the country, and meet and view the work of rising art star Moira Cue. Guests will also get to bounce from gallery to gallery during this special night of one of America's favorite 'art walks.'
Legendary Gallerist of Art Star Jean-Michel Basquiat
Established in the early 1980′s in New York's East Village, Bruce Lurie gave Jean-Michel Basquiat his first show as requested by Leo Castelli.
About Lurie Gallery
The L.A. based Lurie Gallery is located in Culver City's renowned Art District, which attracts thousands of patrons to the area each week during the areas famous art walk.' The world class gallery has a particular focus on establishing the greatest of emerging to mid-career artists specializing in Abstract minimalism to Pop Art, with an additional recent focus on fine art photography. The Bruce Lurie Gallery features a wide range of monumental sculptors as well.
Moira Cue show at Lurie Gallery
The Lurie Gallery shall host the latest work of L.A. based artist Moira Cue, with the show opening on Saturday, July 19th, at 7pm during 'art walk.' Moira Cue states, "I am truly honored to be featured at such a prominent gallery as the highly esteemed Lurie Gallery. Bruce Lurie is a legend in the art world. I consider it a real honor."
The Bruce Lurie Gallery is located in the heart of the West L.A. Arts District of Culver City, at 2736 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90034. There is free parking on the premises to the first 25 patrons, and street parking to all other guests. The event is expected to be at capacity, so guests are advised to arrive early.
VIP patrons should RSVP to the gallery at 310-876-1780, or e-mail StarpowerManagementLLC at gmail.com. Esteemed museum curators, celebrities, and press and media are expected.
About the Works Shown
The paintings are inspired by the shared formal affinity of typesetter and painter; both must solve the problems of the picture plane, dividing it with intersecting horizontal and vertical lines. The use of of fonts that are not characters in the western Latin-derived alphabet transforms symbols of unknown sounds into symbols of a subjective individual reality, raising the question: Is it truly possibly to codify human experience in a world divided by language and other geopolitical and cultural boundaries?
Other Work by Moira Cue
Moira Cue began painting at the age of 15. And by 17, had completed approximately 300 brightly colored semi-abstract works, mostly on Masonite, some as large as 6' by 4'. Many of these early works reflect her love of the expressive and decorative art of the Modern era. These works are frequently interpreted as homages to well-known masters including Matisse, Picasso, and Klimpt- with a feminine twist.
In her early twenties, the artist began a series of still life, each of which are in private collection, including a painting made for a Vice President of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago using the client's personal tchotchkes as subject matter. Her work also resides in the collections of pop icon Madonna among more.
Black and White Series
In addition to her catalog of 240 8" by 11" font paintings, a more recent version of the series, sized at 9" by 12", a set of 365 daily black and white paintings from which the font series evolved, as well as private commissions, viewings, and consultation are available upon request.
About the Artist
Moira Cue holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she graduated with Leadership and Fellowship awards. She attended the Schools Master of Fine Arts program for one year, matriculating through the newly established sound department, before relocating in 2005 to sunny Los Angeles. Ms. Cue is a creative poly-hyphenate who regularly writes about art and literature for The Hollywood Sentinel. Publication of her work includes a critical essay excerpted and translated for the second Beijing international China cultural Artifacts Fair catalog, and details of her one-a-day series were reproduced in the pages of literary magazine Crimson Feet (India). Paparazzi frequently photograph Miss Cue on the red carpet at Hollywood events, and her performances in conjunction with the Buddy Rymer Gallery's Social Seduction Show were covered in the Chicago Tribune. She appeared as herself on a reality docudrama which aired on the T.V. show E! and The Style Network, and hosted an art segment on the T.V. program Chicago Tonight. She enjoys running, yoga and volunteering as a tutor for homeless children through the non-profit organization School on Wheels among more.
Moira Cue can be contacted through her management at: 310-226-7176.
Bruce Lurie Gallery can be contacted at: 818-919-6974. Visit
The official Bruce Lurie Gallery at www.LurieGallery.com.
Bruce Lurie Gallery is located at:
2736 South La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Free parking on premises
(first come first serve).
The event begins at 7pm sharp on Saturday, July 19th, 2014.
For more information contact: 310-876-1780.
The following is a sneak peak inside the gallery at a former show:
Bruce Edwin is editor of The Hollywood Sentinel and President of Starpower Management, the celebrity model and talent firm. Contact Bruce at www.TheHollywoodSentinel.com. Read more stories by Bruce Edwin. This story is copyright, 2014, The Hollywood Sentinel, all rights reserved. The office of The Hollywood Sentinel and affiliates do not endorse any advertising that may appear on or in connection with this story.
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