The Art of Rebellion IV

The Art of Rebellion IV is Christian Hundertmark‘s most recent compilation.
The first edition originally published in 2003, Art of Rebellion features the broadest possible variety of street art including flyers, stickers, spraycan and stencil art, and a host of interesting hybrids that fall somewhere in between.
Craig Costello was also featured in the previous issue, Art of Rebellion III.
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Shantell Martin: Someday We Can

Shantell Martin is an artist who creates with black and white lines, following her stream of consciousness. Her signature lines transform everything into a narrative. Someday We Can is on exhibit at the Albright-Knox through June 25, 2017.

Martin’s work with institutions such as the MIT Media Lab, Autodesk and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts denote her ongoing inquiry into new models and technologies that are transforming the way art is made and consumed. Eschewing traditional art world norms, Martin’s work purposefully bridges fine art, performance art, technology and commercial work. Her artwork has appeared in the Brooklyn Museum, Museum of the Contemporary African Diaspora, Bata Show Museum and at the prestigious Albright Knox Gallery in Buffalo, New York.

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K-51 and acrylic on wall.
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Photos: Connie Tsang

agnès b. x Krink : WHQ

Brooklyn, New York – March 22, 2017.
Krink announces WHQ, a book of photographs by Craig Costello produced with the generous support of agnès b. WHQ features portraits of over 50 artists and friends who visited the Krink studio, affectionately referred to as “The WHQ.” It includes a foreword by Stephen Powers. WHQ is a glimpse into a culture of creatives, showcasing their style and personality. Each photograph was made in front of the studio’s door, which became the established set. The door served not only as a static backdrop, but also a colorful, collaborative canvas. Curated by Costello, the door gradually collected the marks left by friends invited to write and draw using Krink markers. The door, now a completed work, will be installed and on view at the agnès b. Galerie Boutique in NYC, opening April 6. Accompanying the installation and release is a new limited edition: WHQ (Wall Vinyl), 2017, ink jet on adhesive vinyl, 83 x 40 inches, edition of 20. A 1:1 representation of the door, WHQ (Wall Vinyl) is a unique edition with a trompe l’oeil effect.

In conjunction, agnès b. and Krink release 3 limited edition t-shirts as part of the Artist’s T-shirt collection, a prestigious, collaborative series established in 1994 and has included artists such as Félix González-Torres, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Harmony Korine. The agnès b. x Krink t-shirts feature designs that are a reflection of the Krink studio, from studio drawings made with Krink markers to original art work by Costello.

A selection of new works on paper by Costello will be exhibited at Galerie Boutique alongside the release of WHQ and collaboration with agnès b. Known for his large-scale, site-specific installations, Costello explores working more contained, limiting himself to the space of his studio and the size of his paper.

Launch event on April 6, 6-9pm at agnès b., Howard St., NYC. Featuring a performance by Boy Harsher; a dark electronic duo producing gritty dance beats infused with ethereal voices, creating a sound that is eerie, intense and incredibly danceable. Open to the public, RSVP here.

       

       
Clockwise from left: Andre, Caroline, Kami, Kaisen and Gerald.

About Craig Costello
Craig Costello is the owner and operator of Krink Inc. He is also an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Painting primarily in a large format, he has exhibited in galleries and museums, including Palais De Tokyo (Paris, France), Les Abattoirs (Toulouse, France), Deitch Projects (New York, NY), and Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, CA). Costello has created site-specific works around the globe including Berlin, Paris, Sydney, Taipei, and London. To view more of his work, please visit craigcostello.nyc.

About agnès b.
agnès b. is a privately owned, family-operated French company, founded in 1975 that today includes 282 stores, two contemporary art galleries, and the hybrid art periodical Point d’Ironie. The company recently celebrated the 40-year anniversary of the brand with the publication of agnès b. STYLISTE, a 288-page cloth-bound book that offers a unique look at the agnès b. universe. For more information, please visit agnesb.com.

agnès b. Galerie Boutique
50 Howard Street, New York, NY 10013
Gallery hours are Monday – Saturday (11am – 7pm) and Sunday (12pm – 6pm)
50howardstreet.com

All press inquiries please contact info@krink.com

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Community Watch Kevin Lyons

@klyonsnatborn came by the studio and flexed his vertical leap abilities.

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Wise SKE

Downtown native. K-60.

Cody Hudson

Cody Hudson is a multimedia artist and graphic designer under the name Struggle Inc. His work is known to be clean, multi-dimensional, graphic, and abstract. Cody’s aesthetic shows influences from urban modernism as well as organic forms and nature.

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K-66 on wood, 2009.

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Zezão

José Augusto Amaro Capela, also known as Zezao, started writing graffiti in Sao Paulo in the 90s. He went on to work on walls of sewages, abandoned houses, and deserted alleyways which attracted attention to unusual urban landscapes. In this way, Zezao has created a conversation between the marginal world and the surface world we know.

All works: Zezão, Untitled, 2015, K-60 on canvas, 12 x 16″.

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Zezao and Giselle in front of the 109 door.

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