Featured Artists: Martiros Adalian | Martin Bruinsma | Susan Connell | Geneva Costa | Chris Eckert | Michael Flechtner | Chris Fraticelli | Nancy Gifford | Rob Hessler | Erick Jackson | Jim Jenkins | Phil Kho | David Krovblit | Brian Leach | Dan Levin | Lucinda Luvaas | Serena Potter | David Quick | Joan Robey | Daveed Shwartz | Cynthia Sitton | Ted Swiet | Guinotte Wise | Stephen Wolf
Lois Lambert Gallery @Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Ave, Building E3, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Exhibition Dates: September 7th - November 9th, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 7th, 6 to 9pm
“Truthiness”, coined by Stephen Colbert, is the belief or assertion that a particular statement is true based on the intuition or perceptions of some individual or individuals, without regard to evidence, logic, intellectual examination, or facts. Truthiness can range from ignorant assertions of falsehoods to deliberate duplicity or propaganda intended to sway opinions. The concept of truthiness has emerged as a major subject of discussion surrounding U.S. politics during the 2000s because of the perception among some observers of a rise in propaganda and a growing hostility toward factual reporting and fact-based discussion.
The chaos and controversy surrounding both cultural and political perceptions has prompted the Lois Lambert Gallery to invite 24 artists to address these concerns in their own particular way.