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Ty Joseph “The Meaning of L”

BY Mickie | 17-Oct-2018
Although influenced by Pop Art, with its bold, eye-catching images and impersonal approach, at the core of Ty Joseph’s work is an intrinsic desire to express individuality, elegance, and social interactions by applying symbolic overtones. Working with vivid, distinct colors on large canvases, Ty infuses his sense of identity into each of his works with signature sweeps of L-shaped patterns. When viewed from a distance, these patterns create an illusion of unity that, up on closer inspection, reveal a much more complex, multi-faceted image, much like the idea of individuality itself.
Venue: Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts Gallery
Address: 727 S. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018
Time: 6 - 10 PM
Ticket: FREE
Buy / Ticket: RSVP by Email Mickiezen@gmail.com
Web: https://www.tyjoseph.com
: https://www.instagram.com/tyjoseph.la/
EMail: mickiezen@gmail.com
Call: 323-327-2218
WARHOL by Ty Joseph
151 L's
2017
acrylic on canvas,
36"x36"
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Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts Gallery (GDCA) in Los Angeles is pleased to host Ty Joseph’s first solo exhibit, where he will reveal a comprehensive body of work from 2017-18. Since his first appearance on the art scene, Ty has been a sought after artist by both private collectors and art enthusiasts a like. Born in Hamburg, Germany and raised in Israel, Ty spent two years touring America as a musician before finding a true home in Los Angeles and returning to his first love, art. His work has been featured in a handful of group showings exhibiting a selection of both established and emerging artists. “The meaning of L” is a journey across Ty’s evolvement as an artist exploring the topics of his choices as they had been reflected through his paintings, such as these search for a definitive identity and social conditions. Join us for the exhibition opening night Thursday, December 13th 2018. Ty Joseph will be including copies of his latest book covering the body of work in parallel with his thoughts.

Since 2010, GDCA’s thought-provoking curations have caught the eye of collectors and captured the hearts of LA’s artsy crowd. Offering a dynamic mix for their clientele with an ever-growing number of innovative artists joining the Gloria Delson family, the rapidly successful gallery has become a destination for artists and collectors who want to be a part of something visionary. Attracting a wealth of high-profile clients, GDCA offers a thoroughly delightful experience in Downtown’s Gallery Row.

“I like to think that my artwork comes out of nowhere or nothing, because this would make it very pure. But I know it's not. Nothing ever comes out of nothing, and nothing is never really pure. It's not that I think about what I do too much, but it's more about what I discover later. In the beginning when people started to ask me about the meaning of my L's, I didn't know what to say. I thought they came out of nowhere. But now I say that they stand for 'Los Angeles', or they stand for 'elegance', or they are the missing syllable from my name when I changed it to Ty. But when it comes to my art as a whole, portraying elegance is very important to me because very few seem to care about elegance anymore–especially in art.” - Ty Joseph