Opening today @ chashama 20 West 53rd St (across from MoMA): PANTHEON, exhibition focusing on the history of NYC street & graffiti art from the 70s and featuring Abe Lincoln Jr., Faro, Stikman (see pic above, taken in Chelsea last year) , Ellis Gallagher, Adam VOID, UFO and many others.
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.
(excerpt from the official press release)
The locations for the press event & for the private reception, both RSVP only, are yet to be announced. If you want to attend, drop them a line.