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  Disko Bay by Adam Cvijanovic
Adam Cvijanovic 
Jan 4 - February 4
Opening: Friday Jan. 4th from 8-10pm  
*followed by SOCIAL CLUB
(DJ, Drinks and fun till the wee hours)

335 Grand Street
Brooklyn NY 11211

Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, 12-6pm
and by appointment
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BELLWETHER is pleased to present DISKO BAY a painting/installation by Adam Cvijanovic.

DISKO BAY is a floor to ceiling, 360 degree, hand-painted "roomscape" that draws on the traditions of 19th century landscape wallpapers, theater scenic painting and natural history museum diorama murals. The version of DISKO BAY installed at Bellwether is comprised of 17 48 inch by 120 inch panels, painted in Flash-matte acrylic with a latex base on the paper synthetic, Tyvec (the "unrippable" fiber FedEx envelopes are made from).

Adam Cvijanovic has been exhibiting in New York since 1985. He has been represented by Bess Cutler and Richard Anderson, two New York galleries no longer in existence. Adam's relationship with Bellwether began last summer when he exhibited, "New City", another wallpaper mural of a housing development in the Hudson River Valley. This beautiful, bittersweet, romantic painting of the same site Bierstadt, Cole or Church may have painted now over run by suburban prefab construction functioned as a kind of metaphor for painting, or more specifically, Adam's work. Adam's hard-headed love of representational painting, historical narrative and the sublime have made him a tough fit in a tape and enamel loving art world. Reinserted into the Bellwether generation of smart, sly image driven young artists Adam's work looks fresh, surprising and breathtakingly beautiful. DISKO BAY with its appointments (a chaise, bar and shiny white floor), is like a fabulous lounge where crisis weary New Yorkers can float unmolested in one the most undefiled, silent and fiercely uninhabitable spots on the planet.

BELLWETHER is an artist-run space in support of emerging artists.