THE MONIKER ART FAIR
The Old Truman Brewery, London 5th – 8th October 2017 Collectors Preview 5th October 2017
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Imitate Modern is proud to present Re:Creations at the Moniker Art Fair in October 2017. In this exhibition our artists CB Hoyo, Oliver Dunsch, Henry Hate, Illuminati Neon and Cartrain will be reviving classical art masterpieces with a touch of their own signature twists. Expect to see remakes of iconic portrait of the Queen, Che Guevara and Marilyn Monroe, in addition to new takes on masters such as Rothko and Caravaggio and their chef d’oeuvre in various media forms ranging from neon to photography to original paintings.
Imitate Modern will be hosting Re:Creations at the gallery prior to the fair. The show will be on view during 4th – 30th September 2017 at 19 Shepherd Market, W1J 7PJ. We at Imitate Modern are looking forward to introducing you to this eclectic selection of art and continue to be committed to helping our collectors find art that is engaging and a pleasure to be around.
CB Hoyo was born in Havana, Cuba, and now lives in Europe. A self-trained artist, CB Hoyo continually produces works that celebrate life itself, but also acts as a colourful satire of society. Fresh, colourful, and fun are three words that easily describe his creations. Working with any mediums on any materials, the artist uses a mixture of art historical trends but always incorporates his unique voice.
Henry Hate is a celebrity favourite tattoo artist, whose work is visible on the likes of Pete Doherty, Amy Winehouse, Alexander McQueen, and Boy George. Stepping outside the box of the tattoo world, he is now shifting into the find art scene with pieces inspired by iconic Pop Art stylistic techniques. Henry’s work reflects his fascination with the themes of sin and salvation, consumption and corruption, and he works in varied mediums from sculpture to photography, painting and printmaking.
Cartrain emerged on the London street art scene with a series of mischievous incidents, such as infiltrating his work into the National Portrait Gallery and the Tate Modern, that sparked the attention of the media outlets. A vital theme throughout Cartrain’s career has been an intelligent sense of humour and acerbic wit delivering a sharp and thought-provoking critique of modern society. From George Bush to Kim Jong-un as Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, no one is safe from the unmediated power of street art.
A favourite of the Royal Academy of Arts, having been a participator of the Summer Exhibition 2016, we are excited to present Oliver Dunsch’s Art of Commute series, Oliver’s most significant on-going project of many years. This reoccurring theme, as Dunsch puts it, stands for “my admiration for what people are able to do while they’re on the train tube, bike, or even walking to or from work.”
Creating beautiful, seductive art from their Shepherd’s Bush studio, Illuminati Neon’s work is rooted in the birthplace of punk, drawing on the cultural vibes of West London in order to create artwork that enlightens the world. Every neon art piece is hand blown to the highest standard, and every piece is bespoke. Using vintage flags and distressed wood, the neon flickers gently to give the most wonderful imagery, while punk messages written under the neon make you smile, laugh and think.
For further information regarding the exhibited works, images or to arrange interviews with the artists, please get in touch: +44(0)20 7499 7152 or firstname.lastname@example.org