Wednesday, January 30, 2008

S H A G -- ARTists' RECEPTION

S H A G
JAN 31st

ARTists' RECEPTION at 547 w 27th st 5th fl 6-9
harlem-born-brooklyn-based
presenting
bobby hill and ernest rosenberg
january 17 – february 22, 2008

S H A G is excited to present the harlem-born-brooklyn-based street bobby hill and ernest Rosenberg in person at the artists’ reception on January 31st from 6-9.

Both artists have never had a full fledged gallery show before. Neither has a formal education from an arts college or university. Neither has won any prestigious awards nor juried competitions. What they both have in common is a raw, visceral and quite appealing visual vocabulary completely developed and personalized directly from the street. Both artists have surfaced from the underground world of graffitti-based expression and have found their own potent and thought-provoking visual style now translated on canvases, and in mixed media.

S H A G once again continues to bring artists into the gallery setting from the streets of brooklyn and like the september 2007 show "can I get a witness," launches the careers of a couple of real "emerging" artists.

The image is "Animal House" by Bobby Hill.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

great stuff! check out the Urban Molecule interview with Bobby Hill here: http://urbanmolecule.wordpress.com/2008/04/16/think-tank-bobby-hill/

keep up the great work with barebrush!