Saturday, October 4, 2008

Zak Smith Solo and Road of Knives Group Show

Hey All, I think this is the 3rd post this week... thats crazy.... Thats as many posts as I made the entire summer I think...

Ok, the reason for this post is to promote a show happening this upcoming weekend. It is my friend Zak Smith's solo show. I've mentioned him on here a number of times. We met about 5 years ago when he emailed me and asked me to be in a group show he was curating, I jumped at the chance, and being in that show led to my NYC gallery representation... Incase you do not know Zak's work, some of it looks like this:


Thats a photo of him at the end there... On his leg there is one of my old monster drawings... I think I've mentioned that on here before too, I just think its cool that he has it...

ok, so this friday, which is October 10th, Zak has a solo show at Fredericks and Freiser gallery here in NYC. In the back room of the show, Zak, Shawn, and myself are showing the entire Road of Knives project... I haven't posted my new pages on here in a long time, but the three of us have been working away on it... Zak will also be showing another collaborative project as well, which is sure to rule. Ok, if you are in NYC, come out! Here is the info, I pulled it off of Shawn's site...

They Fought A Running Engagement (Collaborations)

@ Fredericks & FreiserOctober 10 – November 29, 2008
New York City

Come see what Zak Smith has been up to in the City of Angels – his solo show Midnight in the Empire opens October 10. As a bonus, two ongoing collaborative projects will be unveiled:

On the Road of Knives...
The "battle blog" wherein Zak Smith, Shawn Cheng, and Nicholas Di Genova take turns drawing monsters fighting each other.

Six Versions of Blood Meridian
The heretofore "secret project" taking the one-picture-for-each-page treatment to Cormac McCarthy's violent masterpiece. Features Zak Smith, Sean McCarthy, John Mejias, Craig Taylor, Shawn Cheng, and Matt Wiegle.

Opening Reception
Friday, October 10, 6–8pm
See you there!

Ok, and lastly I'll leave you with some of my newer Road of Knives pages...






6 comments:

Larissa said...

top form nick d! top form!
email me your address, so i can send you mail!!!!
i miss you! i'm glad you're doing well over there.

colin said...

hey nick, fuck you and your stupids shirts. can i has one.
love colin

Nicholas Di Genova said...

Hey Colin, yeah dude, help yourself... they're in those green tubs under the black table...

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