Preview for Pose and Revok’s upcoming show Dubai

April 12 2014 . 10:05pm

 

For their Middle East debut, both artists produced entirely new bodies of work using processes they developed recently, more like an evolution of their existing work than a new direction. Along with large canvases,will introduce a new series of works on paper created by painting a full-scale mural then breaking down the pieces into individual works. Revok’s new creations are more mature, deliberate and reasoned, while staying fully abstract, geometrical, and almost brighter than before. The event will take place at The Mine in Dubai, on Thursday, April 24th from 8pm – midnight, and will be strictly invitation only.

To view the full article visit: Arrestedmotion.com

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Push One for Skullcandy

January 15 2014 . 11:18pm

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Video shot and edited by the amazing: justwilliet.com
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Interview: graffiti artist Saber

January 13 2014 . 10:58pm

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Scaling walls sans safety nets at the dead of night, graffiti artists risk life and limb to make their art. But the leap they make from street to gallery is just as tough a challenge in its way: in winning over the art world, they threaten the credibility as authentic outsiders that is their calling card. The consequence is a strange phenomenon: wealthy and successful artists such as Banksy who still slip out with their spray can and cling to their anonymity as a symbol of their rebelliousness.

For Saber, whose show The Ugly American opens at the Outsiders gallery in London’s Soho this week, the situation is a little different. Fired by a sense of social injustice, the Los Angeles-based artist has channelled his energy into a high-profile political activism that has left him nowhere to hide. In 2010, he attracted the opprobrium of the US right – including the wrath of Fox News – when he graffitied the Stars and Stripes in an effort to highlight the injustices of the US healthcare system. (The video he released was used by the US administration as part of its healthcare campaign.) A year later, he caused a sensation when he commissioned light aircraft to write slogans across the LA and New York skies that raged against cuts to the arts and against a new law censoring public murals.

To read the full article please visit: www.ft.com

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Recap | Revok – Made in Detroit MOCA Book Release & Signing

January 07 2014 . 10:57pm


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REVOK  signing copies of his book, Revok: Made in Detroit, documenting works from the past two years in Motor City after his departure from his native Los Angeles. The book’s inspired by exploration of the Detroit and his pieces are representational of Detroit’s landscape, assembling rhythmic pieces from salvaged finds. Limited to 200 copies, each cover unique, sprayed by the artist in store.

Photos by: www.brozaphoto.com

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Building Detroit – Revok, Nekst, Pose

January 04 2014 . 08:17pm

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