Fallen heroes // Did their fame get them crazy? Or did their crazy get them fame? This series of portraits salutes the artists that blur the line between creativity and lunacy. The mad geniuses.
An exhibition of work by Adam Crane, Will St. Leger & Mark Black 4 Dame Lane. Thursday 16th july 2009. From 7pm .
All Proceeds donated to Barnardos.
Preview the work here
Thank you to everyone that helped organize and contributed to our special Art Raid for Konk on Wednesday 1st Oct. 75 pieces of work were up for grabs, with everything from tags, graffiti, stencils, illustrations, screen prints and 3D pieces. Thanks also to all the punters that came along and got value for money in return for the best of international and Dublin street art. Couldn’t have done this without anewspace and All City
Here’s some pictures and footage at the end. If it looks scary and tense it’s because it is a very tense, scary but fun show.
If you missed ‘Art Raid’ during the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2007, I’m bring it back for one night only. But this time it’s to raise money for a young graffiti artist called Konk that has been fined €13,500 by the courts. The artist is back in High court on 20th Oct and may face jail.
Tickets are available from All City Records on Crow Street, Temple Bar. €20 will give you a chance to get your hands on some of the best work by International and Dublin street artists like Asbestos, Maser, D$, xpir, Motorboy, Turtlehead, I Love Lamp, Loki, An?, Jim Fitzpatrick, Canvaz, Will St Leger, Konk, Jor. Even celebrities like Jonthan Rhys Meyers are giving work for free.