@ the Riverside Art Museum

March 30 – May 17, 2008

Reception: March 30, 2008, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Raymond Pettibon is an American artist and sometime musician and lyricist. Pettibon has acquired an international reputation as a top contemporary American artist adept at combining serious literature with popular culture references

Artist Pettibon is a cult favorite among underground music fans for his early work associated with the Los Angeles punk rock scene such as Black Flag, and his album cover for New York avant-rockers Sonic Youth.

This exhibition is a selection of paintings made during the Earwax performance by renowned artist Raymond Pettibon and Mike Watt from legendary LA band The Minutemen. He works primarily in ink on paper and many of his drawings are monochromatic, although he sometimes introduces color through the use of crayon, pencil, or watercolor.