Lush Life Gallery Tour on LES This Summer

Posted on: June 7th, 2010 at 6:18 am by

Richard Price’s LES-centric bestseller, Lush Life, is jumping from page to canvas.  Throughout the summer, a collection of sixty artists in nine (of the gazillion) neighborhood galleries will attempt to interpret the storyline.  Each venue corresponds to one of the chapters in the book.

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Here is the schedule, per Artinfo:

Sue Scott Gallery [1 Rivington Street]
“Chapter One: Whistle”
June 17 – August 1

On Stellar Rays [133 Orchard Street]
“Chapter Two: Liar” 
June 23 – August 1

Invisible-Exports [14a Orchard Street]
“Chapter Three: First Bird (A Few Butterflies)” 
June 25 – August 6

Lehmann Maupin [201 Chrystie Street] 
“Chapter Four: Let It Die” 
July 8 – August 13

Y Gallery [355 Bowery] 
“Chapter Five: Want Cards” 
July 8 – July 25

Collette Blanchard Gallery [26 Clinton Street] 
“Chapter Six: The Devil You Know” 
July 8 – August 13

Salon 94 [1 Freeman Alley] 
“Chapter Seven: Wolf Tickets” 
June 24 – July 30

Scaramouche [53 Stanton Street] 
“Chapter Eight: 17 Plus 25 Is 32” 
July 8 – August 7

Eleven Rivington [11 Rivington Street] 
“Chapter Nine: She’ll Be Apples” 
July 15 – August 13

And just as a post script, Lush Life will soon be hitting the silver screen.  Miramax reportedly acquired the film rights after the novel was published in 2008.

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[The inspiration for the cover]

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