Category Archives: Isabel Samaras

New Brow Screening in SF

New Brow poster The acclaimed documentary, New Brow: Contemporary Underground Art, returns to San Francisco this month for a special screening event. New Brow is a feature film presented by The Shooting Gallery and Humble Pictures that showcases interviews with the artists, galleries, and collectors that sparked the new American art movement.

Featured artists include Van Arno, Shawn Barber, Gary Baseman, Shepard Fairey, Mike Giant, Sylvia Ji, Eric Joyner, Yumiko Kayukawa, Kill Pixie, Travis Louie, Isabel Samaras, Robert Williams and more.

Catch The Shooting Gallery’s Terrestrial Syndrome opening at 7pm and then zoom over to ATA Gallery for the the film screening. Details below:

September 12th, 2009 at 8:30pm

ATA Gallery (Artists’ Television Access)
992 Valencia Street (at 21st)
San Francisco, CA 94110

Ron English Paints Pretty Girls at SDCC 2009

Ron English was in high demand at San Diego’s Comic Con 2009. In between signings and the Perversity Panel with Isabel Samaras, English took a moment to paint topless models at the Planet Illogica launch party. Two of our favorite art go-tos, Arrested Motion and Daily DuJour, were there to photograph Ron getting down with some pretty ladies.

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Bring Out the Monsters

No one knows monsters better than Travis Louie, and the expert himself is curating a group show to prove it. “The Monster Show” will be opening on July 7th at Copro Nason Gallery featuring Isabel Samaras, Ron English, Kris Kuksi, Molly Crabapple, Chris Ryniak, Audrey Kawasaki and more.


Wednesday Walkabout: Into the Woodz

If you haven’t been by to see Isabel Samaras’ new show, “Into the Woodz,” time is running short. Set your GPS to The Shooting Gallery and see these new works before June 5th.

Red Carpet: Isabel Samaras

Red Carpet

Isabel Samaras was looking sharp on Saturday night, beaming with smiles and a well deserved sense of accomplishment. The opening of “Into the Woodz” and book release of On Tender Hooks: The Art of Isabel Samaras made for an evening of celebration, with red carpet snapshots below. Also be sure to see our exclusive interview with Isabel.


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High Fructose on Isabel Samaras

“Into the Woods” is cast with characters plucked from the fairy tales of our childhoods. Although they play themselves, they following an altogether different plot line. Sub-plots and imagined sequels to the main event. The porridge may have already gone cold, the beds have all been slept in but what happens next? –High Fructose

Cover to Cover: On Tender Hooks

Tonight, the release party for On Tender Hooks coincides with the opening for Isabel Samaras’ new show, “Into the Woodz,” at The Shooting Gallery. Below are some highlights from Isabel’s classy book, and we all agree it’s oh so tender.

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