Street Art Takes Spotlight at Maximillian Gallery
April 09, 2012 | by —Michelle Ward
Photo Courtesy of Maximillian Gallery | Homepage
Zoot Cat by DD$. Acrylic and oil on canvas.
Maximillian Gallery at Sunset Marquis has opened New Urban Voices, an exhibition exploring the raw, emerging urban art talent that’s at the center of the street art movement. The collection features everything from works by the first French street artist who influenced Banksy to innovative new LA artists like DD$ (artwork featured above). Showing by appointment only (1-8 PM). 1200 Alta Loma Rd., West Hollywood, 310-881-6025
To complement New Urban Voices, Maximillian Gallery will introduce their first pop-up exhibition as part of the Downtown LA Art Walk on Thursday, April 12 (6-10 PM) The one-day-only event will mark the first foray of LA-based street artist, Free Humanity, into solo shows. Grab a self-guided map and see all the exhibits of your choosing. Art Walk Lounge, 634 S. Spring St., 213-617-4929
We go behind the scenes with James Marsden, and ask him about the shoot, living in LA, and what's next.