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|Art in Chinatown|
Date(s): 03/17/2018 to 04/02/2018
Day(s): Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Time(s): wed. - sun. 12-6pm
Address: 945 Chung King Road, Los Angeles 90012
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The Good Luck Gallery is proud to present:
March 17 – April 22, 2018
Reception: March 17, 7-10pm
A sunset floats on an abstract sea, a cloud transmutes into a diving bird, and the Northern Lights burst with combustible vigor. The sculptural paintings of AJ AuCoin capture the workaday wonder of life in rural Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in subtly intricate self-termed “Perspective-Vue Art.” The Good Luck Gallery is delighted to present AJ AuCoin’s first solo exhibition, opening March 17, 2018.
A poet first and foremost, AJ AuCoin’s evocative multi-layered paintings on cardboard and canvas are designed to enhance and adorn his sonnets. Growing up with French spoken at home, English in school, and Gaelic gleaned “on the streets” of his largely Scottish hometown, language has always been crucial to AuCoin. Poetry in the form of sonnets began pouring out of AuCoin as a teenager, utilizing all three languages, but he only started painting at the age of 66 after retiring from his job as a “raker man” paving roads. Now 85, AuCoin’s passion for the natural beauty around him is palpable, noting that he never truly appreciated the exquisite scenery until he began painting it.
A Moment in Time
A Moment in Time Depictions This Art,
Celestial Beauty at Twilight Time,
Crepuscular Sky This Date’s Weather Clime,
All Viewers See Awesomeness Nature’s Chart.
(Excerpt from Untitled, Twilight Activity)
Featuring paintings created with his fingers in lieu of brushes and using a palette of red, white, green, blue and black paint procured from a dollar store, AuCoin’s work often references images from the local newspaper. Remarkable sunsets, however, are so ubiquitous on Cape Breton Island that AuCoin paints them from memory.
An avid harness racing devotee (a form of horse racing in which horses pull a two-wheeled cart), AuCoin never misses a race during the season and the racing slips later make an appearance as the lettering for his poems and text. Using layers of found cardboard to create the structure of his artwork, AuCoin also constructs masterful hanging apparatus for the back, adding both sculptural and practical aspects to his work. Signing his art AJ/AJ, AuCoin explains that the first AJ represents the Id which creates, while the second AJ represents the Ego which achieves.
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945 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, Ca 90012
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