Los Angeles (World of Wonder) — Last night, production company World of Wonder, fresh off the news of 12 Emmy nominations for hit series RuPaul’s Drag Race and Untucked, presented the opening night artist reception of Denis Ouch: Liberty For Sale & Banana Guns at their historic storefront on Hollywood Blvd.
The exclusive evening was attended by honored artist Denis Ouch, World of Wonder co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, Mariah Balenciaga (RuPaul’s Drag Race), and Deven Green (Under the Silver Lake) among others.
The artwork shown showcased a blend of pop-art, street-art, and political and anti-authority work with a unique twist. Ouch’s famous Statue of Liberty work was on display as guests took in his neon pop art inspired designs.
The free exhibit is open to the public Friday, July 13 through Sunday July 15. Friday hours are 12:00PM to 6:00PM, and Saturday and Sunday hours are 12:00PM to 4:00PM.
About Denis Ouch:
Denis Ouch is a Russian street art and graffiti artist based in Brooklyn, New York. At an early age, he began his fascination with spray paint and mixed with his love of pop art, began making artwork using silkscreen and stencils. His work features the seen and unseen of everyday life.
About World of Wonder:
For more than two decades, award-winning production company World of Wonder has introduced audiences to new worlds, talent and ideas that have shaped culture. WOW is home to multi-platform programming from established and emerging talent, provocative documentaries, award-winning specials, and more. Programming highlights include: Emmy® Award winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1/Logo), “Million Dollar Listing” LA & NY (Bravo), “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” (Fuse), and “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” (National Geographic); award-winning films and documentaries including “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures,” “Menendez: Blood Brothers,” “Inside Deep Throat,” “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “I Am Britney Jean,” “In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye,” “Carrie Fisher’s Wishful Drinking,” “Monica in Black and White,” Emmy-winning “The Last Beekeeper,” and Emmy-winning “Out of Iraq”. Seven of their films have premiered at the Sundance Film festival including “Becoming Chaz” and “Party Monster.” World of Wonder has created a substantial digital footprint with its YouTube channel WOW Presents, SVOD digital platform WOW Presents Plus, along with an award-winning blog, The WOW Report. Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey authored The World According to Wonder, celebrating 21 years of production, which can be found online at http://worldofwonder.net/. Randy and Fenton were honored with the IDA Pioneer Award in December 2014, celebrating exceptional achievement, leadership, and vision in the nonfiction and documentary community. World of Wonder creates out of a historic building/gallery space in the heart of Hollywood.