High Roller Society presents: ESPANISH CONEXION 1 December – 16 December 2012 Opening 30 November 6:00 – 9:00 pm Espanish Conexion is a brand new group exhibition, showcasing more than 70 artists who represent the very best of Spanish Art from the Streets. You can expect a wide variety of styles, from the ‘Classic Graffiti’ popularised in Madrid to Barcelona´s own bright, happy, colourful styles… from Black Book pieces to the most current innovative video art… Espanish Conexion opens the [...]
STINKFISH is a full-time street artist. Born in Mexico City, he has been living in Bogota (Colombia) since his childhood. He has brought his work on the streets around the world, now he joins High Roller Society with Espina (thorn)* his first solo show in London. Using materials salvaged from the street, discarded photographs, magazines and old album covers Stinkfish presents Espina (thorn)* , part of the inventory of his street portraits, a page of this family [...]
Vinnie Nylon Vinnie Nylon is working on his new solo show POPTIMISM. 8 September – 7 October 2012 Private View 7 September 6:00 – 9:00 pm. We went to pay a studio visit, to have a sneak preview of his new paintings and to enjoy his collections. Check more of his artwork online. Poptimism brings us back to the idyllic post war 50s, to a time that pre-dates pop art and investigates the circumstances that led us to “pop”. Welcome [...]
Sweet Toof SWEET REVENGE 11 August – 19 August 2012 Private View 10 August 6:00 – 9:00 pm Having chewed up the streets of London’s east end, Sweet Toof takes a bite out of Hackney Wick again with his mini retrospective exhibition Sweet Revenge. The show includes a new series of original works plus artwork never seen in the UK before. Sweet Toof has risen up the ranks as a graffiti artist throughout 80s and 90s, where his letterforms and [...]
30 June – 29 July 2012 High Roller Society is pleased to present an eclectic selection of 39 international artists for a salon style Summer Show that finally heats things up a bit this season. Ranging from the street to the studio, painters, sculptors, photographers and printmakers hailing from Australia, Brazil, Portugal, USA and UK join forces to showcase their wares through their passion for different creative practices. The exhibition kicks off with an Opening Party on Friday 29th [...]
SECRETS OF THE STICKER SHED Sticker Making Workshop, Sticker Release & Group Show Saturday 24 March 1.00-5.00 PM *The Gallery will be open on Saturday and Sunday, 24th & 25th March from 12 Noon-6.00 PM To kick off the new year, High Roller Society hosts our first-ever sticker making workshop, led by esteemed sticky-fingered extraordinaire, Stickee Rich, who celebrates 25 years of this hip handicraft. See what happens behind the closed doors of the ‘Sticker Shed’ with a step-by-step demo [...]
HIGH ROLLER SOCIETY and ALEX DAW present: SEASON TICKET Shoreditch Underground Art Fair Pedley Street, Off Brick Lane, E1 5EW, Shoreditch, London Friday 16 Dec 4.00-9.00pm, Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 Dec December 10.00am-6.00pm Private View Thursday 15th December 5:00-9:30 This Christmas season East London heads away from the North Pole and goes underground. Set within the Old Shoreditch tube station, SEASON TICKET deliberately spills milk and spins Santa on his bobble-head. There’s no need for shiny red noses down [...]
This weekend SAVANT opened to reveal all– right down to genitals, flesh, and bodily fluids. This exhibition was curated by artist Joe Becker and includes some of the best art we have ever seen. Anyone with a love of classical painting, celebrity roasts, and the grotesque is strongly encouraged to feast their eyes. The gallery is open weekly, Thursday-Sunday from 12 noon-6pm, and by appointment. *Please note that some content may not be suitable for children who are old enough [...]
THIS SATURDAY Malarky will be in the gallery for 2 hours to show you the wondrous ways of GOCCO printing. Malarky will be creating a New Edition of prints that will be released on Saturday and sold for a magical £10 to those attending the demonstration. Come along between 2.00 and 4.00 pm to see how dreams are made, and to catch the end of their stunning show, SUMMER BREEZE which ends on Sunday 3rd July.
Warm weather, sunshine and shades, the SUMMER BREEZE is finally blowing in! Malarky & Billy have been very busy painting the town in summery shades of bright fluorescents and cool pastels, delivering redecorated work trucks and shop shutters in what seems like the blink of an eye. One night you walk past the usual bleakness of blue-collar London, and the next morning you wake up to a street full of new paintings. For Realz. Now Malarky & Billy are preparing [...]
Some of you may already know of Miss Aida Wild. Master screen printer to many a ‘street artist’, Aida has recently wowed us again with her renditions of Sweet Toof’s and Glenn Anderson’s TOTEM designs for Cirque du Soleil’s SAFEWALLS project. Starting from the original artworks (paintings on paper), Aida transformed each one into a 6 and 8 colour (respectively) hand-pulled screen print. These are now available as a limited edition of 50 each, signed by the artists and blind-stamped. [...]
Thanks to all who came down to our opening night last week… here’s a little video recap! What an amazing night, thanks to Cirque du Soleil, DJ Head of a Wolf and our lovely projectionists..