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Woman x Women

July 28, 2015

Woman x Women, a group show curated by Sugar 4 Brains, features a line-up of all women artists who examine the female body, sexuality, and its representation. The exhibition highlights nearly 30 international artists, each who contribute a varying style and mode of depiction. Station 16 Gallery is thrilled to host Woman x Women, which opens on July 30th, 2015. The exhibition aims to draw attention to the historic underrepresentation of female artists in the public setting, and by doing so, progress towards a more balanced presence of men and women in the arts. The concept for the exhibition first came about when Sugar4Brains was invited to participate at SPECTRUM Street Art Festival in New Zealand this past year, noticing... Continue Reading →

Mural Fest 2015: Elian

July 07, 2015

A highlight in this year's Mural Festival was Elian, an Argentinian street artist recognized for his geometric style. While bold colours, shapes, and patterns are core elements to his style , Elian's work transcends beyond pure abstraction to reflect the community in which his public works exist.  Mural in Córdoba, Argentina (2015) Photo by Street Art News Elian began bombing the streets of Córdoba at age 15. Being dyslexic, writing was a constant challenge for Elian; however, spray painting and tagging came naturally. "It was the first time I ever felt at home writing," described Elian in a 2013 interview with Street Art NYC. Citing pop art, minimalism, Russian constructivism, and neo-plasticism as his artistic influences, Elian has developed a style strongly grounded in... Continue Reading →

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