ACA Galleries, 529 West 20th Street, hosted an opening reception of for an exhibition of The Bradley Theodore Experience on Thursday September 16. The exhibition marks Theodore’s first solo exhibition in New York after returning from a successful year-long overseas tour that included solo exhibitions in Hong Kong and London. The Bradley Theodore Experience features over 30 new paintings and works on paper inspired by Theodore’s travels and pop culture portraits, along with a virtual reality environment painted on-site by Theodore. For the first time viewers are able to immerse themselves in a Bradley Theodore painting and experience his mural style in 3-D using virtual reality headsets.
Theodore’s art is currently featured in exhibitions at the 2016 U.S. Open Tennis Tournament (August 23rdthrough September 11th, 2016), and at the Dream Hotel Downtown (June 1st, 2016 through January 1st, 2017).
Born on the island of Turks & Caicos, Bradley Theodore has become an integral part of the New York art scene. Dedicated to making his art accessible to everyone, his iconic subjects can be seen in the streets of international cities including New York, London, Los Angeles, Oslo and Paris. This past year Theodore has been the subject of a documentary short, Becoming Bradley Theodore, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2016.
The Bradley Theodore Experience is on view at ACA Galleries, 529 West 20th Street in the Gallery District form September 15th through October 29th 2016. For more information call 212 206-8080.
Casey Bergen, Simon Perchik
Len Walker, Dorian Bergen, Bradley Theodore, Vaughn Bergen
Dorian Bergen, Simon Perchik