Kienholz says hes been fascinated with Mexican folk art and graffiti since growing up in a community rife with Mexican gangs. I wanted to be them wanted to be gangsta. But I ended up finding skateboarding and didnt go that violent, weird, destructive path that a lot of my friends went down. I got into graffiti and expressing myself in a positive way. Mediate on love and death this Friday. Kill Your Idol will exhibit Amor y Muerte through August 5.
Mondays-Sundays, 7 p.m. Starts: July 23. Continues through Aug. 5, 2010