'Ward of the State: Tony Ward, Artists' Muse' is a group exhibition of Greg Gorman, Steven Klein, Patrick Hoelck, Patrick Martinez, Herb Ritts, Estevan Oriol, RETNA, Tony Ward, Paul Rusconi, Bruce Weber, Robert Standish, Michael Gregg Michaud, Jules Muck, Rick Castro, Christoph Schmidberger, Ray Turner, Maya Mercer and Tony Ward. These works all capture their shared muse, Tony Ward. For the artists, Ward, a supermodel, embodies their ideals of masculinity, beauty, brutality, fashion, and sexual ambiguity. He becomes a blank canvas to rework and reinterpret his personal for their artistic agenda.
See it at Rivera & Rivera, 454 North Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood,CA until June 28th.