PANTHEON: A history of art from the streets of NYC
April 2-17, 2011
Saturday, April 2, 5-7PM
Press preview with curators: 4-5PM
chashama/Donnell Library Building
20 West 53rd Street, b/w 5th & 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10019 (across from MoMA)
35 graffiti writers and street artists will unite to reclaim the former Donnell Library as a repository of visual information on the growing world-wide phenomenon of street art. This exhibition will present an art historical timeline that is a part of New York City's unique legacy. The artistic contribution of these cultural catalysts and preservationists from the 70's to the new millennium will address the ever-changing urban landscape and alternative modes of producing art in the streets.
This exhibition is dedicated to Rammellzee R.I.P. 2010
Featuring the art of: Abe Lincoln, Jr., John Ahearn with Rigoberto Torres, Adam VOID, Cassius Fouler, Cake, Darkclouds, Droid, El Celso, Faro, John Fekner and Don Leicht, Freedom, Ellis Gallagher, Abby Goodman, Gen 2, Goya, Groser, Richard Hambleton, infinity, KET, LSD-Om, Matt Siren, NohJColey, OverUnder, Oze 108, Quel Beast, Royce Bannon, Sadue, Jordan Seller, Skewville, Stikman, Toofly, UFO, and Vudu.