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Anno Domini presents...

Better Than 2009 MOMO


MOMO painting
MOMO, acrylic on panel, 2010

Artist's Reception: Friday, October 1, 2010 from 8 p.m. 'til late
Free and open to the public
Music by Chas

MOMO is known for thoughtful post-graffiti: tagging his name the width of Manhattan, creating over-sized collage, a fake New Yorker magazine cover, tide powered sculpture, a computer script which makes his art for him, and prints, paintings, and videos that rely on chance for fun and substance. In 2009 Rojo published his first monograph “3am-6am” and Y-3/Adidas created the MOMO shoes. In 2010 his art and installations were hosted by museums in Spain and Brazil, a residency in Florida and Fame Festival in Italy.

“Better Than 2009” at Anno Domini continues his recent experiments in paint with some support materials demonstrating his previous outdoor and system based art.

MOMO in Spain
MOMO street art in Galicia, Spain, 2010

MOMO grew up in the East Bay but traveled most of his life before settling in New York. He joined a graffiti crew in 1999 while living in Spain, found his use of color while employed in the Caribbean, and fell for outside art while living outside: in a cave for a year, in a truck for a year, and in a tent for a year.

Read the recent NY Times article on MOMO:
MOMO's Painted Downtown Line

Exhibition Dates: October 1 - November 20, 2010

Artist's Reception is part of the South FIRST FRIDAYS monthly art walk, October 1, 2010. View the full schedule of exhibitions at participating venues:

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday Noon-7 p.m.,
Saturdays Noon-5 p.m.
additional hours by appointment

Anno Domini
366 South First Street
(btwn San Carlos & San Salvador) map
San Jose, CA 95113
t: 408.271.5155

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