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Recap: Esteban Del Valle’s “Displacing Waves” ~ Superchief Gallery

Even in a massive world of diverse styles, artists, and ideas, Los Angeles has maintained its status as center stage for some of the most interesting artists around. Sending a clear message of intent to the people of this city, Esteban Del Valle makes no apologies for how he feels about today's society and what needs to change. Del Valle's dynamic visions came to fruition for the opening of his first solo exhibit in L.A., "Displacing Waves" at Superchief Gallery.

We recently interviewed Del Valle and it gave us both insights and connection to the work he presented last weekend. The opening at Superchief was met by a flock of art lovers, intellectuals, and those seeking justice from all over Los Angeles. Substantial canvases hung high, gushing color off of the white walls. Del Valle draped velvet material from two of his paintings, which gave you the feeling of looking behind the curtain. The thought-provoking art had us spending time in front of each work, deciphering all of the different subjects and feelings.

Esteban was there talking to everyone, he was truly happy to speak to the crowd and pose for photos, including ours. Esteban Del Valle's art commands your attention with the concerns and issues he raises, but also gives you some hope that things could change. It's serious stuff, but the opening was also a fun celebration of art and ideas, and many in attendance danced while drinking ice cold Lagunitas beers.

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