Yung Jake

Caution: Wet Floor

June 17 – July 22, 2017
Opening Reception: June 17, 7 – 9pm

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Yung Jake. Caution: Wet Floor, Installation view, Steve Turner, June 2017

Yung Jake. Caution:
Wet Floor
, Installation view, Steve Turner, June 2017

Yung Jake. Caution:
Wet Floor
, Installation view, Steve Turner, June 2017

Yung Jake. Caution:
Wet Floor
, Installation view, Steve Turner, June 2017

Yung Jake. Caution:
Wet Floor
, Installation view, Steve Turner, June 2017

Yung Jake. luigi (with ang and bubble and boomer), 2017. UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 96 x 60 inches

Yung Jake. sonic (and amy rose and spike mario), 2017. UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 84 x 63 3/4 inches

Yung Jake. sonic (and amy rose and spike mario), 2017. UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 84 x 63 3/4 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. arnold (also invader zim and alakazam), 2017
UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor; video, 84 x 60 inches

Yung Jake. arnold (also invader zim and alakazam), 2017
UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor; video
84 x 60 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. trunks (and piccolo), 2017. UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 84 x 60 3/4 inches

Yung Jake. trunks (and piccolo), 2017. UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 84 x 60 3/4 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. bender (w conker, iron giant and jiggly puff and earthworm jim), 2017. UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 96 x 67 inches

Yung Jake.
squidward, 2017. UV print, spray, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor; video
105 1/4 x 60 inches

Yung Jake.
squidward, 2017. UV print, spray, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor; video
105 1/4 x 60 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. blastoise (with sim a and scar), 2017. UV print, spray paint, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor; video, 96 x 60 inches

Yung Jake. crash bandicoot (and spyro fire mario, fire luigi, fire kirby, king dedede and aku aku), 2017. UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor; video, 105 x 60 inches

Yung Jake. princess peach (w eliza and toadette and amy rose), 2017. UV print, spray paint and stickers on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 37 1/2 inches

Yung Jake. roadrunner (w mario, princess peach, diddy kong and wolverine), 2017. UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 51 x 40 1/2 inches

Yung Jake. roadrunner (w mario, princess peach, diddy kong and wolverine), 2017. UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 51 x 40 1/2 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. roadrunner (w mario, princess peach, diddy kong and wolverine), 2017. UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor, 51 x 40 1/2 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. kirby, dory and king pig (w king dedede and haunter), 2017. UV print, spray paint and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 42 inches

Yung Jake. kirby, dory and king pig (w king dedede and haunter), 2017. UV print, spray paint and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 42 inches

Yung Jake. stan, cartman, kenny and kyle (and dot), 2017. UV print, spray paint, sticker and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 40 1/2 inches

Yung Jake. stan, cartman, kenny and kyle (and dot), 2017. UV print, spray paint, sticker and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 40 1/2 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. stan, cartman, kenny and kyle (and dot), 2017. UV print, spray paint, sticker and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 40 1/2 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. princess peach (w eliza and toadette and amy rose), 2017. UV print, spray paint and stickers on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 37 1/2 inches

Yung Jake. princess peach (w eliza and toadette and amy rose), 2017. UV print, spray paint and stickers on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 37 1/2 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. princess peach (w eliza and toadette and amy rose), 2017. UV print, spray paint and stickers on powder coated steel and found metal, 45 x 37 1/2 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. blossom bubbles and buttercup (with dee dee), 2017. UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 51 x 47 1/2 inches

Yung Jake.
squidward, 2017. UV print, spray, stickers, tape and ink on powder coated steel, found metal and monitor; video
105 1/4 x 60 inches (detail)

Yung Jake. pikmin (on lady rainicorn), 2017. UV print, spray paint, sticker and ink on powder coated steel, 30 x 18 inches

Yung Jake. tails (w ken masters), 2017. UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 42 x 17 inches

Yung Jake. tails (w ken masters), 2017. UV print, spray paint, tape and ink on powder coated steel and found metal, 42 x 17 inches (detail)

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Steve Turner is pleased to present Caution: Wet Floor, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based Yung Jake that features combines made of yellow powder-coated steel panels, found metal and monitors upon which the artist has painted, drawn, printed and attached tape and stickers. Images of stretched and twisted bottles of Evian water, nostalgic imagery from pop culture, consumer products and other random representations exist alongside graffitied texts.There also will be a yellow painted truck in the center of the gallery.

The opening reception for Caution: Wet Floor is a central part of the exhibition and it will take place between 9 pm and 12 am on Saturday, June 17. It will feature performances by Kreayshawn, Matt Ox, and Chief Keef and is organized in collaboration with Illroots. To attend the event, guests need to register in advance and get an armband.

Yung Jake was established on the Internet in 2011 when he became well known for his rap videos that integrate the worlds of hip-hop, technology, social media and contemporary art. In the last few years, he has also gained attention for his metal combines which in 2017 were featured in ARS17, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki and 21C Museum Hotel, Nashville where there is a permanently installed Yung Jake suite. This is his fifth solo exhibition at Steve Turner.