Monthly Archives: July 2012
I have a small piece in this group show in New York. check the flyer for details >
JET, the solo exhibition of Stephen Ives is launching on Friday the 3rd of August at Backwoods Gallery. Along with paintings and sketches, the exhibition will feature several surreal and insanely detailed bricollage sculptures. Stef has kept record of the step by step process for each piece so we have an insight into the methodology and detail behind the work. The following [...]
part of a billboard hijacking in Manchester, England.
The best way to describe the process by which Stephen Ives thinks and works is to use the French word bricolage (a construction made of whatever materials are at hand; something created from a variety of available things), his work is entirely immersed in this concept. Ideas are distilled from an experiential, mental, historical and [...]
I am in a group show coming up in New York for the Launch of King Brown magazine issue 8.
Finally the long awaited King Brown Magazine is Launching their 8th Issue:——Co-curated by Morning Breath Studio (NY), issue 8 features fine work and studio visits of skate-related artists including:Mike Giant (brown bag), Grotesk (cover), Andy Jenkins, [...]
Last year Backwoods Gallery hosted the debut solo exhibition titled “New Yellow #1″ of Tokyo artist Jun Inoue. This month Jun will be back in Australia for a live painting show project. We’re proud to have played some small part in the immense development that Jun has made in the past year, especially considering that [...]
Last week hundreds of people came down to Backwoods Gallery to see off one of Melbourne’s most prolific street artists, James Reka. Before moving to Europe next month, he put on a pop up show that tied together all of the loose ends of his decade long career. Featuring a final fresh body of exhibited [...]
Last week hundreds of people came down to Backwoods Gallery to see off one of Melbourne’s most prolific street artists, James Reka. Before moving to Europe next month, he put on a pop up show that tied together all of the loose ends of his decade long career. Featuring a final fresh body of exhibited work alongside selected [...]
I’m in the Group show “Au Courant” in sydney at Tim Olsen Gallery. would love to see you at the opening on 4th July if you are around sydney!