John Waguespack Exhibits 'New Works' at 111 Minna Gallery

Nov 08, 2012, 08:00 ET from John Waguespack

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his "New Works" at 111 Minna Gallery through January 26, 2013.

"We are very excited to feature Waguespack's most recent creations as he prepares to represent San Francisco at Art Basel. At 111 Minna Gallery, we have created an 'art salon' that offers today's collector a unique experience with access to cutting-edge work of local and international artists," explains Curator Micah LeBrun.

"I think great art can be born in moments of madness, compulsion, and impulsiveness," describes John. "I am excited to showcase works that have been created through this experimental process at 111 Minna Gallery. I feel 111 Minna patrons and collectors will appreciate the diversity in the works as well as the dynamic process by which each piece has come to life."

What: Solo Exhibition: John Waguespack: "New Works."

Where: 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.

Exhibition Dates: November 16, 2012January 26, 2013.

Opening Reception: Friday, November 16, 5 p.m. – Late .

"New Works" represents the broad scope of Waguespack's talent as an artist. Highlighting the exhibit is "Pause," an ethereal portrait of Kate Moss looking toward heaven. The haunting portrait is interwoven with abstract layers of acrylic and oil crafted to give texture and dimension to this otherworldly piece. Waguespack takes a fine art approach to what might be produced digitally to emphasize the human hand in art.


From the rooftop of his home in San Francisco, Waguespack ( creates paintings, which often incorporate pop-art icons to address political issues of today and the '70s. His cutting-edge work ranges from visual commentaries on important moments and movements in U.S. history to abstract expressionism, deconstruction, linear and pop surrealism.  


Established in 1993 in downtown San Francisco, 111 Minna Gallery ( is in the business of art and leisure. The gallery showcases a unique blend of local and international artists, world class DJ's, live performances, and film screenings in an elegantly urban and ever-changing 4,000-square-foot space. More information:

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CAPTION: "PAUSE," acrylic, oil and ink.

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