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Derek Gores – Thinkspace Gallery LA presents: Torn and Tattered exhibition


Featuring the work of Derek Gores, Liz Brizzi, and Craig ‘Skibs’ Barker. On view now through March 26.
Come check the exhibit, with press coverage from Hi-Fructose, Juxtapoz, Citrus Report, Major Hops and Empty Kingdom among others.

Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City, CA.

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SEIU releases “A Uniquely American Solution” by Derek Gores


Service Employees International Union unveil the new collage artwork they commissioned from artist Derek Gores. Gores utilized words and phrases from President Obama’s speeches, as well as maps, symbols of the reform debate, and American citizens in forming his collage. FREE posters are available in a limited edition.

Gores’ impressive client list includes ESPN, Kings of Leon, Lucasfilm, U2, Madonna, the National Football League, 321 Agency, and Love Haight Apparel.

More on the artist, who has a one-man show of large works currently in Melbourne, Florida, can be found on his website

Hope, Manifested – Derek Gores

Hope, Manifested - Derek Gores

Hope, Manifested - Derek Gores

I’m proud to share my 2 pieces from the Manifest Hope exhibition. FOR ALL AMERICANS is a collage on canvas, formed from ripped paper containing Barack Obama’s speeches and visions about health care reform. The second is a charcoal and digital work entitled CHANGE USA. I enjoy unexpected combination that add up to a new whole, not unlike the fresh approach President Obama will utilize in tackling our many issues.

Limited edition prints available at

Collage Portraits – Derek Gores

I’ve been doing more n more collage portraits. I customize all the details to add up to the main image. For commission pieces, I’ll use fragments from the subject’s life– places traveled, favorite foods, wines, song lyrics, handwriting…

Collage Portraits - Derek Gores

Collage Portraits - Derek Gores

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