Yellow Pants Gallery is a new art Gallery in Lisbon, Portugal. Their next show in Lisbon, Portugal - BURNING DESIRE, by SickBoy (UK) - is opening on the 3rd of February.
Yellow Pants Gallery is proud to present BURNING DESIRE, a solo exhibition of new work and site-specific installations by Sickboy, this February in Montana Shop & Gallery Lisbon, Portugal.
Sickboy is a well known London based street artist that got us used to strong visuals and bold messages, both in and out of gallery spaces.
He uses, in a convincing way, a surprising mix of two different kinds of artistic speech in his work: you might know him for his insanely detailed canvases or his bold statements and really graphic icons. But in case you just don't know him at all (please do feel ashamed!) you should seriously think in passing by Montana Shop & Gallery Lisboa one of this days... What you'll see is what Sickboy does best: being himself in the middle of a crazy world that sometimes makes you want to enjoy the ride, and other times just makes you feel like screaming and telling everyone to... well, you know...
His commercial work relies on prints, mixed media canvases and some amazing installations to set up the fantastic universe where Sickboy inhabits.
If you're interested in getting a little bit of this show home, want a preview of the catalog, or you just need to get an answer, all you need to do is contact us: info at yellowpantsgallery.com
The exhibition opens on the 3rd of February 2011, and it'll stay until the 28th at Montana Shop & Gallery Lisboa.
About the Artist: A leading artist to emerge from Bristol’s infamous graffiti scene, Sickboy’s humorous work has cemented his place in the upper echelons of the British street art movement. He is one of the first UK artists to use a logo in place of a tag, and his red and yellow street logo known as 'The Temple' can be seen on walls and wheelie bins worldwide. A long-serving artist with Pictures on Walls,Sickboy has built up one of the largest bodies of street art works in UK history and he is tipped by the leading financial press as one of the movement’s most investable and influential artists. His temples, slogans and street stunts – including the caged heart installation dropped outside the Tate Modern in 2008 – have landed him global recognition. www.thesickboy.com
About Yellow Pants: Yellow Pants Gallery represents a select group of emerging and established artists focusing on showing and furthering urban and contemporary art. They are committed to introducing challenging and innovative works of art to an international audience while pushing the boundaries of the art scene in Lisbon. Yellow Pants Gallery curates exhibitions and events in different spaces and locations, providing the artists the right platform to showcase their work while making it accessible to a wide and diversified audience.