Photos by G. Art by Jon Burgerman, Abe Lincoln Jr. and Ellis G., respectively.
Jon Burgerman at Artist Alley at Extra Place
New York! Head on down to Extra Place in Manhattan to see the newly painted Artist Alley. Great works of art from Jon Burgerman, Abe Lincoln Jr. and Ellis G are on display on the sidewalk. This exhibit will be running until March 18, 2012.
Abe Lincoln Jr at Arist Alley at Extra Place
Ellis G at Artist Alley at Extra Place
Photo by G. Art by Ellis G.
Ellis G Rails in Brooklyn
It might be hard to see in this picture but here’s what’s happening – Ellis G drew shadows on the bannister you see above. I love it! G power!
Photo by G. Art by Ellis G.
Ellis G 2000 + 11
It was exciting for me to see one of my G’s, Ellis G’s work in person for the very first time at Welling Court in Astoria. Ellis G is well known for drawing shadows and outlines on thousands of objects in the New York area. Note: the beetle catching the roach is by Zam.
Photo courtesy of Royce Bannon.
Under The Influence. July 13 – August 7, 2011. Click on photo to enlarge!
New York! Save the date for an art show that is going to be epic. “Under The Influence” is the first curated art event to be held in conjunction with the 2011 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Opening Tuesday, July 12th as part of the Festival’s week-long programming at The powerHouse Arena (located at 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY) The exhibit will celebrate the influence Hip-Hop has had for multiple generations within the artistic community. “Under the Influence” will be curated by street art legend Royce Bannon and Alex Emmart of Mighty Tanaka Gallery.
The artists featured are: 212 Magazine, 907 Crew (UFO, SADU, DROID, Tony Bones, OZE 108 and GEN II), Ader, Ak5, Alice Mizrachi, Avoid, Cash4, Darkclouds, Destroy & Rebuild, Don Morris, Endless Love Crew (Royce Bannon,Matt Siren, Celso, Infinity, Abe Lincoln Jr), Ellis G, Eric Jordan, Jesus Saves, Joe Conzo, John Brenner, KA, Keely, Kosbe, Martha Cooper, Miguel Ovalle, Mike Screiber, Moody, Pesu, Robots Will Kill, Rodeo, The Me Nobody Knows, Toofly, Tuxedo, URNewYork and Vanessa Chew + more TBA.
The opening night reception will be on July 12, from 6 – 10 PM and the exhibit will run through August 7, 2011.
The powerHouse Arena is located at 37 Main Street in Brooklyn, NY.
Photos by G.
Dead Letter Playground at the Leo Kesting Gallery in NYC. Now Through July 18, 2010
For those like myself who love street art, I’m here to tell you about an exhibit that is the motherlode of coolness! The Leo Kesting Gallery in New York has a new exhibit called “Dead Letter Playground – A Collection of Contemporary Street Art” and it is amazing! At the Leo Kesting Gallery, you will see works from Carolyn A’Hearn, Chris Stain, Clown Soldier, Dain, DickChicken, Doze Green, Elbowtoe, Elle, Ellis G, Faro, Gaia, Head Hoods, Imminent Disaster, Jen.Lu, Jordan Seiler, Know Hope, Laura Meyers, Lee Trice, Love Me, Matt Siren, Mister Never, Nicola Verlato, Peru Ana Ana Peru, Phil Lumbang, Shark Toof, Anthony Michael Sneed and Sweet Toof!
The names above might not sound familiar, but when you look through the exhibit, a bunch of light bulbs will go off in your head as you will have surely seen works by these artists on your travels around the city. Even better news, as far as art goes, the works in this exhibit are extremely affordable. I was so pleased to see works from Elbow Toe, Dick Chicken, Head Hoods, Gaia and Sweet Toof in an exhibit and I hope this is the beginning of a new trend because the stuff they make is fabulous! It makes you think, it makes you laugh and it’s visually appealing. What could be better? The Leo Kesting Gallery is located at 812 Washington Street (at Gansevoort) and Summer gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11am until 7pm and Sunday 1-6pm, the gallery will be closed on Mondays until after the Labor Day weekend. The exhibit runs through July 18, 2010 – so do not miss it! For the non-New Yorkers, you can view the catalog here.
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