Recent work from Bay Area artist Timothy Buckwalter at Mina Dresden Gallery

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Mina Dresden Gallery presents “Everybody’s Happy Nowadays,” recent work from Bay Area artist Timothy Buckwalter. Also at the gallery are artist selected pieces from Maryland-based artist Bill Dunlap, Philadelphia sculptor Michael Macfeat and San Francisco’s Mike Monteiro. “Everybody’s Happy Nowadays” runs September 2 – 25, 2011 with a reception on September 8 from 7-9 pm. Mina Dresden Gallery is located at 312 Valencia Street (at 14th Street) in San Francisco. As its starting point, Timothy Buckwalter’s latest work takes a brief passage from Aldous Huxley’s 1932 dystopic classic Brave New World containing the phrase “Everybody’s happy nowadays.” A phrase, which 45 years later, would be reworked into the tale of a misfit looking for love and a minor hit song for the Buzzcocks. The series — consisting of photographs, drawings, painting assemblages a