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“Zip, Bang, Pop! Run! It’s The Cops!: Contemporary Pop Art and it’s influence on Street Art” National Invitational Exhibition

“Zip, Bang, Pop! Run! It’s The Cops!: Contemporary Pop Art and it’s influence on Street Art” National Invitational Exhibition

Synopsis
The Pop Art movement which emerged in Britain and the United States during the mid- to late-1950s, is that of comics, of bright silkscreen prints, of nostalgia… It later became a strong influence on graffiti artists and street artists, from Banksy to Mr. Brainwash and so many more. You can now find pop art influences in murals all across the country. This exhibition will give you a taste of some of my personal favorite aspiring and mid-career pop artists and street artists. I hope you enjoy the zips, bangs and pops.

Lineup for the Feature Wall & Back Gallery include:
Matt Cunningham aka Moon Patrol (Sonoma County, California)
Dallas Dodge (Wichita, Kansas)
Legend D’Oro (New York, New York)
Angie Evans/Sean Christopher Ward collaboration (Wichita, Kansas)
Katie Jones (DC Comics and Boom! Studios) (San Diego, California)
Jonathan McAfee (Denver, Colorado)
Juan Jose Hoyos Quiles (Clearwater, Florida)
Matt Reaves (Wichita, Kansas)
Cornell Bell-Steele (Wichita, Kansas)
Margaret Ann Withers (New York, New York)
…Many more to come.

Then, works by Sean Christopher Ward and Lindy Wiese will be on the HUE Permanent Collection wall.

This exhibition will be open from May 25 – July 14.

The gallery is open on Final Fridays and by appointment.

Use Facebook Events for a reminder: https://www.facebook.com/events/161572157816518/

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