Thing of the Day
Respected New York street artist MICHAEL DE FEO has a solo exhibition opening in London next week…
February 27th 2011
"The Orange Dot Gallery is pleased to announce: Coming In
From The Outside, an exhibition of ten new silk screened
prints by acclaimed New York street artist, Michael De Feo.
Widely exhibited around the world, this is Michael’s first solo exhibition in London and will feature for the first time, re-interpretations of his iconic flower image along with other new prints based on his drawings. All ten prints have been produced in ...small, signed and numbered editions on a variety of materials including maps and blueprint paper.
Michael’s new prints are collaborations with master
printmaker, Gary Lichtenstein. The pair first worked together in 2008
when the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum invited Michael to produce an
Aldrich Edition to benefit the museum. Gary is widely
known in the field and is presently working together with Robert
Indiana on his HOPE series of prints and
Best known in the street art movement for his ubiquitous flower image, De Feo has been creating illegal works on the streets of international cities for over eighteen years. Not limited to the streets as his canvas, his work has also appeared in galleries and museums around the world including the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT; MASS MoCA; Museo de Arte, Puerto Rico; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY; the A3 Art Fair, Paris; Colette, Paris; Manifesta 7, Trento/Trentino, Italy; and The National Gallery, Bangladesh, amongst others.
The show runs from the 8th - 15th March
Orange Dot Gallery
54 Tavistock Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1