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Anthony Lister - 10yrs of Fecal Face

Written by Trippe   
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 10:58
Everyday leading up to FECAL FACE DOT COM 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW -- Opening Friday September 10th @The Luggage Store Gallery (6-8pm) with After party @Mezzanine (9-2am) featuring live musical performances by Kelly Stoltz, Sonny Smith, and Ty Segall - w/DJ Ted Shred, we'll be adding short interviews with artists participating.

Over the last 10 years we've gotten to know many amazing artists- got to know them well and have included them in group shows and small two or three person shows. The funny part is that even after working together, sometimes for years, there are artists we've never met in person. At some point our paths do interesect like when we finally got to met Anthony here in SF as he prepared for his Fifty24SF show ( photos). Guess that's the nature of the world we live in these days. Imagine something must be lost by the lack of physical contact, but so many fantastic communities built. Around the world through these looking machine boxes we enjoy this visual art... Trip out... Enjoy the work and words of Anthony Lister.

What were you up to in the year 2000?

Delivering pizzas and getting my nipples pierced I think.

How has your work changed in the last 10 years?

It's got better.

What did you think 2010 would be like back then?

I was just talking about this the other day while I was watching the show -beyond tomorrow', I remember when that show used to be called 'Beyond 2000'. I thought it would be like that show, and I guess it kind of is in a lot of ways. I honestly thought we would have flying cars by now though.

When you first heard of Fecal Face what did you think about it?

I thought it must of had something to do with fart cakes or like a fetish thing. Naturally I looked it up along with bonsai kittens and that was that.

How has Fecal Face Dot Com been a part of your life and/or career?

It's been cool to send pics to FF and have them be interesting enough to be posted and received well. I have had it on my bookmarks for years so yeah.

Hear any good music lately?

Yes! It was a jungle beat in a car driving by, and I am desperate to find it again.

You making the opening at The Luggage Store on Friday September 10th? Love to see you.

I'll be the one in the wheel chair.

What are you working on now and have coming down the line?

Some big paintings I am really excited about. They are for a show in Italy in November. I have been included in a bunch of books and museum shows lately which has been a huge honor. There is heaps of stuff going on at the moment, I am drawing lots which has been awesome. Just trying to enjoy it and not get caught up in the things that slow me down.

anthonylister.com

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FECAL FACE DOT COM 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW -- Opening Friday September 10th @The Luggage Store Gallery (6-8pm) with After party @Mezzanine (9-2am) featuring live musical performances by Kelly Stoltz, Sonny Smith, and Ty Segall - w/DJ Ted Shred.

Fecal Face Dot Com, the San Francisco based content-rich, multidisciplinary art and culture website, is pleased to announce the opening of its 10 Year Anniversary Show on Friday September 10, 2010 at The Luggage Store Gallery (1007 Market St, San Francisco, CA) with a reception running 6-8pm. Original paintings from 25 mid career artists based out of San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and London. A live music event and party will immediately follow a block away at Mezzanine (44 Jessie St) 9pm-2am.

Displaying paintings, illustrations, photographs and mixed media works, artists whose work will be exhibited include Corey Arnold (Portland), Tiffany Bozic (San Francisco), Kelsey Brookes (San Diego), David Choe (Los Angeles), Richard Colman ( Los Angeles), FAILE (New York), Jeremy Fish (San Francisco), Ian Francis (London), Matt Furie (San Francisco) , Mike Giant (San Francisco), Henry Gunderson (San Francisco), Maya Hayuk (New York), Jim Houser (Philadelphia), Jay Howell (San Francisco), Sylvia Ji (Los Angeles), Mel Kadel (Los Angeles), Anthony Lister (New York), Mars-1 (San Francisco), Travis Millard (Los Angeles), Ferris Plock (San Francisco), Albert Reyes (Los Angeles), Jeff Soto (Los Angeles), Damon Soule (New York), Kelly Tunstall (San Francisco), Aiyana Udesen (San Francisco), Oliver Vernon (San Francisco), and Megan Whitmarsh (Los Angeles)

In the 10 years since its conception, Fecal Face has occupied a unique niche online and in the "real world," by documenting and shaping the contemporary arts scene in the San Francisco and beyond. The first website of its kind, Fecal Face has launched the careers of many a creative and catalyzed a community of artists and personalities working in various mediums from around the globe. The 10 Year Anniversary Show will feature the works of 25 of these artists, chronicling a community and style that has been the backbone of Fecal Faces’ content for the last decade. The exhibit will be on display from September 10th to October 9th at San Francisco’s famous Luggage Store Gallery, with an opening reception for the public on Friday September 10th from 6-8pm. Many of the artists will be in attendance and complimentary wine served.

“Together these artists represent a visual history of what we’ve been doing here at Fecal Face for the last ten years,” says John Trippe, the website’s founder, “And we’re honored that Luggage Store Gallery is hosting the event. T­­heir 23 year history and influence in the San Francisco art scene is a huge inspiration.”

The after party at Mezzanine (444 Jessie St) beginning at 9pm is a short one block walk from The Luggage Store and will feature live music from Kelly Stoltz, Sonny Smith, and Ty Segall with DJ Ted Shred spinning records.. A suggested donation $8 at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds) will get you a raffle ticket with a chance to win original artwork from artists such as Jeremy Fish and David Choe along with clothing donated by Upper Playground and other art related prizes. Slideshows of Fecal Face’s 10 yrs online will be displayed and patrons will be invited to participate in video and photo documentaries focused on Fecal Face’s 10 influential years.

More about Fecal Face

“FECAL FACE DOT COM 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW”
Friday, September 10, 2010, 6:00-8:00pm
The Luggage Store Gallery
1007 Market Street @ 6th street, San Francisco
Gallery hours: Wed-Sat 12-5pm

After Party
Friday, September 10, 2010, 9pm-2am
at Mezzanine
444 Jessie St.
Live music from Kelly Stoltz, Sonny Smith, and Ty Segall - w/DJ Ted Shred
$8 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds)

www.FecalFace.com
www.LuggageStoreGallery.org

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