Los Angeles, CA – Public Enemy mastermind Chuck D has introduced a brand new gallery present that includes authentic works in watercolor and ink. Titled “Artmageddon,” the present is being held at Shepard Fairey’s Subliminal Projects Gallery in Los Angeles.
Fairey, who penned the foreword for Chuck’s This Day In Rap and Hip Hop History e book, spoke in regards to the Hip Hop luminary’s affect on the tradition in a press launch and is clearly thrilled to host Chuck’s work.
“Chuck D is a hero and a legend,” he stated. “Not simply to me however to many individuals who worth the ability of his music, his outspoken social and political voice and his constructive affect on tradition. I’m very excited to announce that our gallery Subliminal Projects will likely be opening an exhibition of Chuck’s paintings this January.
“His paintings offers a singular and important perspective, and I’m at all times pleased to rejoice his dynamic affect on the world. Thanks for the inspiration, Chuck!”
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The admiration is mutual. Chuck is equally impressed with Fairey’s fingerprint on the artwork neighborhood.
“Like Hip Hop, visible artwork has the ability to ship a message with an explosive drive,” Chuck stated. “Shepard has created an area to remind us all that visible artwork has a voice, a spot, an affect on the world we live in. It insists that you simply suppose and makes you’re feeling. I’m humbled to have my work hold on the partitions of Subliminal Projects.”
“Artmageddon” opens on Saturday (January 12) at 7 p.m. PT and can run till January 26.