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The Eight of Swords Art Gallery in Williamsburg Brooklyn will present a solo artist exhibition of original works entitled “Machines Beyond Repair” by local artist, Mike Moses. Mike is a tattoo artist at Thicker Than Water in the east village. Eight of Swords is excited to host his debut solo show in New York. The exhibition will open on June 8th and continue through August 9th, 2012. An opening reception will be held at the gallery on June 8th from 7pm to 11pm. RSVP here: Machines Beyond Repair Art Opening 

From the artist:

“Machines Beyond Repair” is a collection of work spanning different media and format from the past two years. The pieces reflect a variety of experiences, some fairly unpleasant, that have not only shaped my artistic processes, but my entire world. Nearly every aspect of my life has changed fairly drastically and this body of work reflects exactly that, at times violently.

Loss. Expansion. Bewilderment. These are the iron horses; rusted, blazing, and broken are these machines.