The CAVE Gallery in Venice will present Street Art Saved My Life: 39 New York Stories, an exhibit showcasing stories of new and established street artists from around the world in New York, beginning Friday, Aug. 12 through Sept. 4.
Street Art Saved My Life is a “story-driven” show focusing on the experiences of 39 artists working on the streets of New York, a gallery spokesperson explains. The exhibit is curated by Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo, founders of BrooklynStreetArt.com.
The gallery show is accompanied by an L.A. street wall series by selected artists and a public panel lecture and discussion.
The line-up of artists features those mostly from New York, as well as some from other parts of the U.S. and Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel and Germany.
Participating artists include Anthony Lister, Adam Void, Broken Crow, C215, Cake, Chris Stain, Clown Soldier, Creepy, Dan Witz, El Sol 25, Ema, Faile, Futura, Gaia, Gilf!, Hargo, Hellbent, How & Nosm, Imminent Disaster, Indigo, Judith Supine, Kid Acne, Know Hope, Ludo, Mark Carvalho, Miss Bugs, Nick Walker, NohJColey, Over Under, Radical!, Rene Gagnon, Skewville, Specter, Sweet Toof, Swoon, Tip Toe, Troy Lovegates AKA Other, Various & Gould, and White Cocoa.
“With widely varied backgrounds, techniques, and materials at play, ‘The Story’ is the story,” the gallery spokesperson says. “With truths as diverse and difficult as the city itself, each one of these artists is a part of a fierce, raw, new storytelling tradition that is evolving daily before our eyes.”
The CAVE Gallery is at 1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice.
Information, (310) 450-6960, or www.cavegallery.net.