The Carmichael Gallery presents “Booked”, a group exhibition featuring over 35 of the leading figures in contemporary art. The gallery’s rooms will showcase a wide selection of original works from artists including Aiko, Banksy, Beejoir, Blek le Rat, Boxi, Bumblebee, C215, Henry Chalfant, Martha Cooper, D*Face, Brad Downey, Eine, Ericailcane, Escif, Faile, Shepard Fairey, Stelios Faitakis, Gaia, Hush, Mark Jenkins, Dave Kinsey, Know Hope, Labrona, Anthony Lister, Lucy McLauchlan, Aakash Nihalani, Walter Nomura (a.k.a. Tinho), Other, Steve Powers (a.k.a. ESPO), Lucas Price (a.k.a. Cyclops), Retna, Saber, Sam3, Sixeart, Slinkachu, SpY, Judith Supine, Titi Freak, Nick Walker, Dan Witz, and WK Interact.
Oishii Creative teams up with RETNA to salute American revolutionaries:
“To promote the launch of the documentary series “American Revolutionaries” on Ovation TV, Oishii Creative brought in the prolific graffiti artist Retna to create a lineup of outdoor ads.The ads, in which Retna used his talents and vibrant colors to make the iconic images of African-American musicians — including Tina Turner, Miles Davis, Nat King Cole, and Jimi Hendrix — pop, can be found all over the country on the sides of buildings, upon billboards, on kiosks and other outdoor locations including in Times Square at the corner of 51st and Broadway.”
SoCal Connected did this following profile on graffiti in the mainstream, featuring artists Chaka, Retna and Revok sharing their thoughts on the evolution of the art form and their own personal success stories.