Samuel Owen Gallery hosts street art show
Updated 5:19 pm, Tuesday, September 20, 2011
The Samuel Owen Gallery, located on 378 Greenwich Avenue in Greenwich, will open an unprecedented street art show, "On Every Street," curated by one of today's most renowned contemporary street artists, Michael DeFeo, Oct. 6.
The show promises to deliver a large scope of original and rare pieces from street art legends to today's most popular talents. Highlights of the show include original authenticated pieces from Basquiat, Keith Haring and Richard Hambleton. Each artist will provide one to three pieces, some creating works specifically for the show.
Among the show's featured artists will be accomplished icons like American contemporary artist Shepard Fairey who's Barack Obama "Hope" poster print became widely recognized and synonymous with the president elect's moving campaign; UK's Banksy, one of the leading voices in contemporary street art known for his stenciled satirical, political and social commentary art work; and John Fekner, an early influencer in the street art movement known for his original and stenciled words, symbols, dates and icons spray painted in New York to Germany in the 70s and 80s.
The show opens with a reception on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 6 to 9:00 p.m. and will run through Nov. 3. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Artists featured in the "On Every Street" art show include Aiko, Michael Anderson, Banksy, Jean-Michael Basquiat, C215, Tony Curanaj, Michael De Feo, D*Face, Ellis Gallagher, Keith Haring, Ron English, Blek le rat, Faile, Shepard Fairey, John Fekner, JMR, Gaia, Richard Hambleton, Hargo, Maya Hayuk, Don Leicht, Tom Otterness, Lady Pink, Lister, Ripo, Mike Sajnoski, Jeff Soto, Chris Stain, Swoon, Thundercut and Dan Witz.
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