Beyond Street Art

February 1 – March 7, 2018

Lady Pink, "Pink Birds of Paradise" (detail), 2010, 44” x 54” acrylic on canvas

Beyond Street Art is an exciting multimedia art exhibition that encompasses the work of 5 iconic street artists who have evolved their careers into becoming globally recognized contemporary artists. Artists include: Billy the Artist, Paul Deo, Blake Jamieson, Lady Pink, and Swoon.  Curated by Ruth Sutcliffe-Heagney.

Billy the Artist

Billy The Artist, "Spray", 2012, 24” x 32” acrylic on canvas
Billy The Artist, "Romance in the City", 2016, 24” x 36” acrylic on canvas
Billy The Artist, "Clip of Life", 2017. 20” x 24”, acrylic on canvas

Paul Deo

Paul Deo, "Marley", 2007, 36”x 48”. Mixed media on canvas: acrylic, collage, Swarovski crystals, ornaments, metal on frame
Paul Deo, "The Algorithms of Ali" (detail), 2017. Image size: 72”x77”, Overall size: 95”x96”. Mixed media on canvas in faux fur frame with tassels: Acrylic, oil stick, permanent markers, Swarovski crystal, 24 karat gold leaf, collage, glitter
Paul Deo, “Martin Loves Coretta”, 2004, 36” x 48”. Mixed Media: Swarovski crystal, gold leaf, acrylic on canvas

Blake Jamieson

Blake Jamieson, "King Samo", 24" x 36" x 1.5", Mixed media, acrylic, spray paint collage, epoxy on canvas
Blake Jamieson, "Fly High", 2017, 24" x 36" x 1.5”. Spray paint, epoxy on canvas
Blake Jamieson, "Audrey", 2017 24” x 36”, mixed media, epoxy on canvas

Lady Pink

Lady Pink, "Pink Birds of Paradise", 2010, 44” x 54” acrylic on canvas
Lady Pink, "Pink Piece in Green", 2014. 11”x25”x.75” Acrylic on wood
Lady Pink, "Brick Magnolia", 2017, 48” x 48” acrylic and spray paint on canvas

Swoon

Swoon, "Grandpa", 2001-2017, 10.25" x 29" x 1.5" cut paper on found object
Swoon, "Moni and the Sphynx", 2017, 55" x 46.5" x 1". Block print, silk screen and acrylic gouache on paper and wood
Swoon, "Edline", 2017. 10.25" x 29" x 1.5" Cut paper on found object

Thursday, February 1, 6 – 8 pm – Opening Reception, Beyond Street Art

Friday, February 2, 6 – 7:45 pm – Art Lounge: Extended Gallery Hours prior to Friends Friday Film, Funny Face

Friday, February 2, 8 pm – Friends Friday Film, Funny Face in the Cole Auditorium

Saturday, February 3, 2 pm – Artist Talk, Blake Jamieson:  “Using Social Media to Promote Art”

Saturday, February 10, 2 pm – Artist Talk, Lady Pink:  “The Queen of Street Art”

Saturday, February 24, 2 pm – Artist Talk, Paul Deo:  “Paul Deo and His New York City Murals”

Saturday, February 24, 10 am – 5 pm – Tax Free Day

Saturday, March 3, 2 pm – Artist Talk, Billy the Artist:  “His Art and Objects of Art”

Wednesday, March 7, 3 – 5 pm – Closing Reception, Beyond Street Art

See what books and DVDs are available here at Greenwich Library on the subject of Street and Urban Art:

Banksy Does New York, 2015 – DVD

Covert to Overt: The Under/overground Art of Shepard Fairey, 2015 – Book

Exit Through the Gift Shop, 2010 – DVD

Jean-Michel Basquiat, 2005 by Jean-Michel Basquiat – Book

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing, 2017 by Keith Haring – Book

New Street Art , 2016 by Claude Crommelin – Book

More selections…

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