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Preview: Benjie Escobar “Take it Easy”

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Benjie Escobar has a new show that opens this Saturday. We talk a lot about artists who have disparate influences, but rarely can they bring it all together into something as cohesive and actually fun. This show will sell out so if you want to buy something, try to get there early!

about the show:
LA-based artist Benjie Escobar unveils his latest work, inspired by the culture and lifestyle in East Los Angeles, at a pop-up gallery event at Hutch LA in Verdugo Village on Saturday, February 28th. The opening event will also include original Benjie Escobar flash tattoos by Beautiful Truth Ink, and snacks from East Los Musubi.

about the artist:
Benjie Escobar is an LA-based, multi-media artist and designer. His work and his aesthetic sensibilities come from a variety of influences that range from his childhood in Pomona, anime, lowrider bike culture, graffiti, raves, streetwear, DJ culture, Japan, typography, design & illustration and perhaps most importantly, hamburgers or was it pizza?

In addition to his creative work, Benjie is also a curator of art exhibitions, inventor of new zine genres, art-director of gourmet burger festivals and brand builder of countless companies and gives priceless off-the-cuff marketing tips to anyone who cares to listen, or just happens to be within earshot.

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