search cityguideny.com

RIME & TOPER 'Snap Back - Dangerous Drawings About New York' at Klughaus Gallery

12/15/12 through 01/01/13 6-10pm 47 Monroe Street Map
646-801-6024
klughaus.net/rime-toper Ages: All Ages FREE
Add to Itinerary

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

Opening Reception: Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 6-10pm Location: 47 Monroe Street New York, NY 10002 RSVP: [email protected]

In celebration of Klughaus Gallery’s one-year anniversary, we are thrilled to announce “Snap Back – Dangerous Drawings About New York,” a dual artist show featuring Brooklyn natives RIME (Jersey Joe) and TOPER. “Snap Back” will feature illustrations and paintings that integrate elements of the artists’ past experiences living in New York City; each piece is inspired by a personal story. "TOPER is one of my oldest friends and a very talented guy with a very interesting life experience,” says RIME. “This show aims to tap into our life experience coming up in New York.”

Best known for his explosive use of color combined with dynamic lettering and innovative characters, RIME started painting graffiti in Staten Island in 1991. He spent many years mastering his style throughout New York and New Jersey and had achieved international recognition for his distinct aesthetic by 2003. In 2005, RIME moved to Los Angeles to concentrate on fine art. It was also in 2005 that he became a member of the legendary crew MSK. This marks the first time in almost a decade that RIME will be headlining a show back in his hometown.

TOPER grew up painting alongside such legends as Dash Snow (SACE), REVS, DG, SETUP, SCOPE, and of course, RIME, after the two met growing up in Staten Island. TOPER’s name has been known and respected in the New York graffiti art scene since the mid-to-late 1990s as a writer known for his distinctive New York street-motivated style, a technique he is now channeling into his fine art.

For a preview catalog, please contact: [email protected]

The exhibit will be on display through January 1, 2013

Venue Description:

nyc events newsletter

Openings, Discounts & More

plan your trip to nyc

     Register

search cityguideny.com

SEARCH THE CALENDAR