As a tattooist and street artist, working under the name MISO, Stanislava Pinchuk’s artwork spans the globe, on people and in cities everywhere. After so many years traveling, Stanislava has resettled in her Melbourne studio and in a process of dreaming and mapping, Stanislava has begun retracing her life through delicate pinprick maps on white [...]
SHOHEI TAKASAKI Through the expressive force of his work and his integral connections to Tokyo’s underground, the thirty-two year old Shohei Takasaki has become a leading name of Japan’s emerging contemporary art scene. Artist, curator and publisher. Shohei Takasaki is at the centre of an ambitious group of promising young Tokyo artists, who are changing [...]
In the lead up to HERO opening at Backwoods on May the 24th, we spend some time with Stephen Ives in his Collingwood studio to capture some works in progress hidden amongst the discordia of his studio. More information about HERO soon, but until then check here.
Cropped section of a profile I’m working on.
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A video of the incredibly talented illustrator Shohei Otomo during his stay at Backwoods Gallery is now online. 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 work straddles the worlds [...]
Kid Zoom - McDonald’s Bus Shelter Poster Skull Painting Backwoods Gallery earlier this year.
“Tachyglossus Aculeatus” ECHIDNA mural by street artist ROA in the Backwoods. Following his exhibition at Backwoods Gallery. Photos thanks to Dean Sunshine –
Photos of the installation and artwork by Belgium street artist ROA at Backwoods Gallery during December 2012.
Hand bound and stitched. Limited edition 1/500. Signed and numbered. Book by ROA. ROA – An Introduction To Animal Representation by Mammal Press Only a couple left. Contact. Info@backwoodsgallery.com
THIS EXHIBITION IS AT A NEW LOCATION. BACKWOODS POP UP SPACE. 143 JOHNSTON STREET, COLLINGWOOD. In the graffiti pantheon, Mark Bode is one of the living gods. Son of the iconoclastic New York underground comic book artist Vaughn Bode. A prolific and charismatic artist in the 70’s who universe of characters and stories resonated so strongly with rebellious mentality of [...]
Last Friday was the launch of “A STUDY OF HANDS” a group exhibition curated by Alexander Mitchell featuring; ANTHONY LISTER, ASHLEY WOOD, CLAUDIO MANTUANO, DAVE KINSEY, HAROSHI, JAMES REKA, JAMES GREENAWAY, KID ZOOM, MARK BODE, SHOHEI OTOMO, TWOONE, SYUNOVEN + USUGROW, YUSKE IMAI Photos from the opening.
Live paint at Backwoods Gallery with Jun Inoue and TwoOne
Coming up next to Backwoods Gallery. A Study Of Hands on paper by leading contemporary artists and illustrators, opening Friday the 12th of October. email firstname.lastname@example.org for a digital catalogue. ANTHONY LISTER ASHLEY WOOD DAVE KINSEY HAROSHI JAMES REKA JAMES GREENAWAY KID ZOOM MARK BODE SHOHEI OTOMO TWOONE LUVVINE (SYUNOVEN + USUGROW) YUSKE IMAI Curated [...]
Callum put together this nice little vid of TwoOne painting the installation in Backwoods ally.
Stealthy under the radar preview of Friday night’s show.
Shots from the shooting of the Shohei Otomo profile video at Backwoods Gallery. Video will be out soon.
Over the weekend at Backwoods Gallery, armed with only dub and beer, TwoOne created these incredible 1/10 edition hand finished prints. Check the video out. Titled “Last Night’s Girl” Left and “Last Night’s Girl” Right, Each one an edition of only 10. Each is totally unique. Giclee print on 290 cotton/paper stock, hand finished with aerosol, [...]
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 [...]
A canvas I did during my short residency at the Royal West Academy of England – RWA.
“The final Flight.” - Acrylic, spray paint and pencil on canvas.