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  • Dusty Madsen, Member’s Only, 2012, 1 Shot enamel on metal, 8 x 24". From “An American Language.”

    “An American Language”

    Guerrero Gallery

    “An American Language”

    Guerrero Gallery

    Any passerby who chanced upon this group show would have immediately realized that all was not business as usual: Suspended from Guerrero Gallery’s ceiling was a hulking wooden swing-stage scaffold bedaubed with enamel stains and labeled SIGN PAINT. Perhaps some viewers would recall an exhibition mounted by Guerrero last summer, when the gallery presented pieces by designers affiliated with San Francisco’s New Bohemia Signs, the city’s oldest sign shop, alongside the work of Jeff Canham and Stephen Powers, who, after cutting their teeth on sign painting

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