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Preview of Rene Gagnon's new solo show "Hi! My Name is..." at the Bottleneck Gallery in New York City. 1
Rene Gagnon‘s opening reception for “Hi! My Name is…”, is the first solo show presented by the good people at the Bottleneck Gallery at Brooklyn’s brand new MECKA Gallery. The opening reception is tonight and features over 80 new pieces and giveaways featuring signed books and prints for the first 100 attendees.

The brand new MECKA Gallery is a large warehouse space in the Brooklyn‘s emerging East Williamsburg neighborhood.  Tonight’s show will kick off a yearlong revolving cast of up and coming and established street artist (the line-up is stacked by the way).
Rene covered every imaginable inch of the warehouse space with his trademark style of collaborating pop culture images mixed with a satirical intelligence.   Highlights include new oil on canvas works such as “WI-FI Jesus” (get there early this gem will not last long…), floor to ceiling classic Gagnon images such as “Mona Bubble” and  “Graffiti Soup”, and a remote control robot who paints stencils!

Gagnon spent two weeks living in the space to complete the colossal task of creating an ADHD wonderland, or as Rene proclaims he has been “Overloading your senses’ since 1986!”.  Mission accomplished!!

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 11th, 2014 from 6pm-10pm
Show Runs: January 11-26th, 2014
Gallery: MECKA
Location: 65 Meadow St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

All remaining work will go on sale at Meckagallery.com on Sunday, January 12th at 12pm eastern.

Preview of Rene Gagnon's new solo show "Hi! My Name is..." at the Bottleneck Gallery in New York City. 2
Preview of Rene Gagnon's new solo show "Hi! My Name is..." at the Bottleneck Gallery in New York City. 3

Author: Matthew A. Eller
All photos & Videos Copyright Matthew A. Eller 2013

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