“Street Artists Unite!” at Dorien Grey Gallery

Posted by The G on June 28, 2012 under Street Art | 3 Comments to Read

Photos by G.  Various artists.

Hank O'Neil and Crash

Hank O’Neil and Crash using art from Happy Famous Artists and Cali Killa

At the Dorien Grey Gallery in New York, they are showcasing an exhibit called “Street Artists Unite” which features works by Army of One, AV ONE, BTA, COPE2, CRASH, ENX, Fumero, Kid Lew, Screwtape, SEE One, Chris Stain, TMNK, and Robots Will Kill and collaborations with Hank O’Neil (also known as XCIA).

Hank O'Neil and TMNK

Hank O’Neil and TMNK

If you are a lover of street art, the show is definitely worth checking out.  If you are a collector of street art, you’re not going to be too fond of this show.  Some of these doctored photo canvases are selling for upwards of $8,000!  Is the gallery delusional or are they just trying to capitalize on the stupidity of inexperienced buyers?  I am not really sure which it is but I assure you if $8,000 is your contemporary/street art budget, I can hook you up for that kind of money.  Hell, you can get some type of work of art from Banksy, arguably the most famous street artist in the world, for a cheaper price!

Hank O'Neil and Army Of One

Hank O’Neil and Army Of One

Not all prices in the gallery will make your butt hole hurt, however.  I invite you to form your own opinion at the Dorien Grey Gallery, located at 437 East 9th Street at Avenue A.

Screwtape

Art by Screwtape. Reasonably priced!

“Street Artists Unite!” runs through August 5, 2012.

NYC – Save The Date: “Under The Influence” Art Show

Posted by The G on June 30, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | Be the First to Comment

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.

WOW!

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.

 

 

 

 

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