Hope your all well and enjoying the last remains so summer, though I know for most its back to school/work and it feels like summer is over. Just yesterday a friend of mine invited me over to a free exhibition of Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta), to be honest I haven’t actually heard for this guy before so I was intrigued to check it out. I’m a big fan of art and creativity (don’t worry am not super hard core and arty farty) but I like to see new things just for the inspiration. Plus its free!
The location was quite impressive and atmospheric which I really like, as it kind of gave an eerie feel to the pieces, it was at the old sorting office on New Oxford Street.
As I mentioned before I’m new to this guy and I haven’t really done my research on him, I believe his a famous graffiti artist and it shows throughout the exhibition. I quite like graffiti and that type of expression so I did have high hopes.
There seems to be a British vibe going on here; it’s kind of remained me of the opening/closing ceremony of the Olympics you know with of the Union Jack Flags, the Queen, Black Cabs and popular British icons . For tourist I suppose it’s fun, ‘English’ and edgy, for me however it doesn’t particular excite me because it just doesn’t feel new.
|Dear Queeny, looking beautiful|
I’m type of person that really appreciates things that really showcase skill, time, originality and immense attention to detail, recycling what has already been done bar a small edit (including cheesy text and random replacement items) …errr…I don’t know… I guess that then starts to question ‘what is art?’ blah, blah, blah :P
|How cool is this stereo, would be great if it actaully played|
Favourite piece is this big ass gorilla structure made from tyres. This piece I can appreciate just because I LOVE GORILLAS!
|Now this I want! :D|
Here’s a link for you >>> Mr Brainwash - Exhibition
UPDATE:EXHIBITION NOW CLOSED