Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Art Shows Thursday 23rd July

In anticipation of the imminent release of his new book "Shinganist," Usugrow has rallied the book’s contributors to action for this show at StolenSpace Gallery. Together, these five Japanese artists will be taking over the walls of the Gallery with stunning new works on canvas, paper, wood and felt.

“Shinganist” is an intriguing look into the work of some of Japan’s up-and-coming young artists. Straddling the fine line of street art, skate and tattoo culture, while simultaneously drawing inspiration from centuries of traditional Japanese imagery, True to the meaning behind “Shingan” - those who create based on visions spurred by the mind’s eye and those who are not affected by the opinions and expectations placed on them by the outside world - USUGROW, MOZYSKEY, TOSHIKAZU NOZAKA, BENE and JUN KANEKO are driven by the pure passion to create.

To accompany this show will be the release of a limited edition screen print by Usugrow as well as signed copies of the book ‘Shinganist’

Stolen Space | Dray Walk | 91 Brick Lane | London E1 6QL
Exhibition runs from 23rd July - 09th August

'THE SKY'S THE LIMIT' - Upcoming London based exhibition featuring new work from Inkfetish, Bonzai and Rabodiga.



London-based creative collective ALLCITY© and Tokyo's Jonny Fu have teamed up to open a unique pop-up space on 37 Endel street in the heart of London's Seven Dials WC2. The space will feature the launch of the collectives' first series of 6 limited artist's tee shirts alongside one off art works and prints.
Also for the first time on British soil, the release of Jonny Fu's plush toy, the 12" flute playing kung fu master, who comes in a gigantic take-away noodle box. The space will play host to a light-box installation as well as a life-sized Jonny Fu delivery man, which has to be seen to be believed!

The opening night will feature beats from Bigger than Barry resident’s Chesus & Rodski, cocktails from Arette along with live screen printed denims kindly supplied by Lee Cooper and refreshments by Tiger Beer.

Private View:
23rd July 7pm - 9pm
37 Endell Street, Seven Dials WC2
London WC2H 9

Running Time:
24th July - 9th August 2009
Open daily from 11am -7pm


Anthony Burrill: In a New Place
24 July – 5 September
For In a New Place, prolific designer Anthony Burrill has takes a marked step away from the 2D type-based print work for which he is best known. The exhibition presents Anthony’s exploration of industrial processes and materials with large scale laser–cut perspex pieces as well as digital prints. The subject of the exhibition focusses upon archetypal forms of nature, from rainbows to thunderstorms, all within Burrill’s uncomplicated and distinctive geometric style. By applying these man-made processes to the natural theme, Burrill shows us his vision of a modern natural world, an industrial interpretation of nature.

Opening hours
Weekdays 10.00—18.00 / Saturday 11.00—16.00

43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch
London EC2A 3PD

24 – 26th July 2009
The Rag Factory
16-18 Heneage Street (off Brick Lane)
E1 5LJ

Private View
Friday 24th July 6-10pm
For invites to the private view please contact:

Public view (Free entry)
Saturday 25th 12-7pm
Sunday 26th 12-7pm

Thanks in part to HYB & HOOKED BLOG for some of the above info!

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