Wednesday, September 19, 2012

NYC: Sept 19, 2012: COST, Buffmonster and more - the evolution of street art, a panel discussion

You are cordially invited to
A panel discussion tracing the evolution of Street Art
With Buff Monster, Adam Cost (AKA COST), Hrag Vartanian and David Meade
Among the topics covered will be the transition of Street Art into
major galleries and museums and the globalization of
Street Art. An open Q&A session will follow the presentation.
Wednesday, September 19 at 6:30pm
Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York City

The panel discussion is free and open to the public. 

Reservations required:

or 212-427-4141, ext 600

Buff Monster – The signature “Super Happy Pink” style of Buff Monster has been emblazoned across walls in nearly every major U.S. city, as well as cities throughout Europe. His work has also appeared in the The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and major contemporary arts and culture magazines, such as Juxtapoz and Nylon.

Adam Cost (AKA COST) – Considered one of the Godfathers of the term “Street Art,” Adam Cost was instrumental in the shift from graffiti art – typically spray paint on walls – to wheatpasting and large paint roller pieces that attacked the walls of NYC throughout the 90s. Still producing work today, Cost has been involved in decades of Graffiti history.

Hrag Vartanian – Founder of the tremendously influential arts and culture blog, Hyperallergic, Hrag has also written for The Huffington Post, NYFA Current and The Brooklyn Rail.

David Meade – Founder and tour guide for Street Art Walk, David Meade leads an ever-changing walking tour throughout Brooklyn, hosting a tour of the changing landscape of Street Art.