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Cultural Survivalism
Paul Bennett Hirsh

Ryan James Fine Arts

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EXHIBITION: March 1-31st, 2023.
Reception Saturday March 11th-5-9p

Emerging from New York's East Village School in the late 70s and early 80s, Hirsch's work exemplifies and then transcends the energetic graffitist's approach to surfaces, filling them with dense patterns of signs, symbols, and calligraphic scrawls. Hirsch has created an ideographic language that is forceful and direct in its simplicity yet profound in its implications. Throughout his growth and evolution as an artist, Hirsch's work draws upon his iconographic visual vocabulary regardless of the medium he chooses, reflecting for the viewer basic elements of our

Ryan James Fine Arts

425 Urban Plz ste 165, Kirkland, WA 98033, USA

Mon-Sat 11-7p Open to the public
Sun 12-5p Open to the public



ryan james fine arts founded in 2011, by Ryan James, is a contemporary Kirkland art gallery representing a roster of 15 artists working in the style of modern, abstract, and conceptual arts. Joined by Jessica Kravitz, in 2014, these partners cultivate a gallery program that fosters the careers of known and emerging artists alike. Our focus is to work with artists that adhere to an ideal set of principles and disciplines while building a unified body of work.

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