Thinkspace and Ad Hoc Art pulled out all the stops for the opening of “From the Streets of Brooklyn” (teased and previewed) and Los Angeles was out in full force, packing the gallery to the brim to scope out the work from Brooklyn’s best graf writers, wheatpasters, muralists, and stencilers.
For most patrons, this was their first opportunity to see the work of AIKO, Bast, Chris Stain, Dan Witz,Â Elbow-Toe, Faile, Skewville,Â Swoon, Thundercut, and the other participating artists in person.
Also on display were three amazing installations. Patrons were greeted by the final installation for the Uroboros Project, a collaborative effort between artists Gaia and Rachel Lowing, which explores the complex relationship between between man and nature. Imminent Disaster took over the gallery’s project room with a massive installation focused on the fleeting nature of time, and a beautiful photo montage of New York street art documenter Luna Park’s images captured the actual street work of artists participating in the show.
Ellis G. (seen on the streets) continued beautifying the area around the gallery with his incredible chalk shadows. Peripheral Media Projects and Grow Your Own Media were on hand to do live screen printing for gallery patrons that needed a little extra style.
Put simply, this show was off the chain.Â “From the Streets of Brooklyn” is on display until February 6th – be sure to check it out in person if you haven’t already done so.
Details about our Stikman giveaway contest and all of the photos from the opening after the jump.
AM and Sour Harvest have teamed up to give our readers a chance to win some original pieces from Stikman. The three giveaways up for grabs: a stenciled playing card, a laser cut NYC Metro card, and a laser cut playing card. To enter, leave a comment on this post. Three lucky winners will be chosen at random on Tuesday, 1/13 @ 12pm PST.
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