Monthly Archives: August 2012
From Friday the 14th until the 30th of September, Backwoods Gallery is a presenting Seven Samurai a unique and insightful collection of new work by one of Australia’s leading street artists, TwoOne. A true masterpiece, be it painting, music or cinema, invites its audience into a hidden universe of symbolism, calling for the exploration of its nuanced [...]
Backwoods Gallery, is proud to present a visceral and energetic snapshot of modern Japan though the eyes of illustrative genius Shohei Otomo. Working mostly in ballpoint pen, Shohei Otomo’s insightful depictions of Japan expose both its commercial facade and deepest underground culture. Delivered with an unmistakable level of biting political analysis and technical perfection, Shohei’s [...]
A massive thank you to everyone who made it to the apocalypse according per Fred Fowler last Friday. The display the talent by Fred a reminder on his powerful influence on Australian street art over the past decade will be on display until Sunday 28th, be sure to check it out before it comes down. “Field [...]
Our boy Reka in Bristol 2012. Commissioned wall for the Unnatural: Natural History exhibition at the RWA – Royal West Academy of England. Bristol.
Fred Fowler is a Melbourne based contemporary artist with a background in street art and graffiti. After living in Paris and travelling throughout Europe for a year in 2009 – 2010, Fred returned to Melbourne to study at the Victorian College of the Arts, he is currently completing his second and final year of the Master [...]
Leading up to “Decorating The Apocalypse” by Fred Fowler, Backwoods Gallery has released a limited edition hand coloured etching. $80 unframed. And available online. As one of the original members of the 7EvilMen, Fred Fowler has left an indelible mark on the Australian underground scene over the past decade. Breaking from street work to study fine [...]
Backwoods is currently displaying the snap shot of a truly talented and surreal mind.Australian artist Stephen Ive’s show JET opened last friday, a collection of sculptural and 2s artwork laden with symbology and insight into the creative process of one of the most interesting artists that we’ve had through our doors. We’d like the thank Stephen Ives [...]