past exhibition
"objets d'art"
recent painting by peter ortel
11.3.2012

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"objets d'art"

recent painting by peter ortel

november 3 - 25, 2012

opening reception saturday nov. 3rd, 7-10pm

Peter Ortel is spelled with one L. He lives and works in Los Angeles. A graduate of the California Institute of the Arts' School of Art, his work has shown at Blum & Poe, Angles Gallery and Roberts & Tilton, as well as in numerous group shows including the Plein Hair Exhibition at the New Chinatown Barbershop. His video work with performance artist John Fleck has shown at Highways, and he was invited by Capitol Records and the band Sparklehorse to contribute a short film (titled “Comfort Me”) to the Sparklehorse Video Project along with such noted filmmakers as Guy Maddin and the Brothers Quay. “Comfort Me” was featured in the Silverlake Film Festival at the Arclight in Hollywood. He had an exhibition of drawings in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and is currently writing a book entitled, "Picasso: The Bad Paintings."