Fresh from his pop up show Mixité Sociale (covered) in France, prolific artist Gris1 from the DMV crew returns to Zurich for his second solo show entitled Interview at Kolly Gallery. Through his paintings, he gives the viewers insights into his mind and his inspirations, like responding to an interview through his artworks. Gris1 pays tribute to pop art icons with Lichtenstein, Warhol, and graffiti king Keith Haring using an exquisite corpse style. In many of the paintings, the graffiti playground is referenced, from trains, shutters, walls, spray cans […]
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A couple weeks ago, Translucent Fear, a new solo show from Nychos, opened at the Kolly Gallery in Zurich. The title of the exhibition references a new technique the Austrian artist has developed to continue his anatomical renderings by adding a layer of translucent skin to his subjects. Applied to both portraits as well as fierce creatures in combat, the x-ray vision of prolific street artist was in full effect in this new body of work. Discuss Nychos here.
We recently got a peek at the new body of work that Dave Kinsey has been working on for his upcoming solo show at The Trace Gallery in Zurich, Switzerland. After working with Absolut Vodka on their limited bottle design, having his art reproduced on the Californian Kenwood Vineyard label, and being named as one of the 100 most influential artists by Complex magazine, Kinsey is focused on his 2 shows for the year. This one, and a special pop-up solo show at FFDG in San Francisco on […]
Coming up on the 25th of this month, Scott Campbell will be opening his first European solo show at Galerie Gmurzynska’s Zurich location. We last enjoyed the tattoo specialist’s signature pieces fabricated from U.S. currency and ostrich eggshell paintings at his Marc Jancou Contemporary showing last year (covered), but it looks like the versatile artist has now added another medium to his repertoire. His Fuse Paintings will be on display for the first time featuring designs drawn with gunpowder and then lit (video here) ala Cai […]
On Friday, the street muralist Hyuro opened her show Casual Anamolies at the Starkart Gallery. The Spain-based artist who is originally from Buenos Aires as made a name for herself getting up all over the world, most recently in Norway for the ______ capitalism? event and Nuart Festival. For her first solo in Zurich, she tried to cast aside her old way of working to create a fresh new set of works, much of it conceptual, exploring intimate representations of the human condition, isolated in breathless […]