'Ryan McGinness Works' Opens Up at Deitch Projects in NYC

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Mar 8, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011 • References: deitch & hypebeast
These psychedelic art pieces are by Ryan McGinness, and they're currently showing at Deitch Projects in New York City. The vibrant paintings and sculptures are ensconced in an environment especially created for the exhibition. As you can see from the first image, this environment includes blacklights aplenty. Lovely!

'Ryan McGinness Works' will run at Deitch Projects on Wooster Street through mid-April.

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