Gallery 97 - Parker-Day – Create Skateboards
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Artist: Parker Day

Born in the Bay Area and based in Los Angeles, CA. Her photographic work deals with the expression and perception of identity. She captures big personalities in lurid color on 35mm film, often doing the hair, makeup, and styling herself. She's had solo shows at Superchief Gallery in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York, and Peyer Fine Art in Zurich, Switzerland.

Opening Date 12/4/20

TBD

The photography of Parker Day

Artist Profile

Parker Day

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Parker Day
This is a series of skateboard griptape cutouts that replicate images from Matisse's famous cutouts later in his career. As a child, I cut out grip drawings for my friend’s skateboards. There is a certain aspect of fun in which artists thrive at the beginning and end of life. This whole middle part of life seems a lot more serious. This work is related to the similarities and contradictions of old artists in the world of art and youthful creativity of skateboard culture. Instagram: @joe_horner_

"Day's photos look like yearbook portraits from the coolest high school in the universe." ~ VICE

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