Armsrock and Chris Stain will participate in a much anticipated two person exhibition entitled I Know There Is Love at Ad Hoc Art in Brooklyn next month. An opening reception will take place on August 7th. The show will run through September 6th.
We will bring you more news about the artists as they begin their installation in the gallery, but for now here are some words about them:
Chris Stain first became infected by graffiti’s bold colors, striking form, and independent nature as a child in the summer of 1984. As time went by he investigated other avenues of art such as print making, graphic design, and screen printing. Stain’s work is a direct reflection of the people, neighborhoods, and struggles that are swept along with the every day life of the common American. It is his hope that through the work he will be able to convey the importance of the role of the less recognized individual in society.
Armsrock is an artist and activist whose work focuses on the human condition in the urban environment. By creating hundreds of unique drawings of his fellow citizens, and placing these original pieces on the walls of the city, Armsrock makes an attempt to generate a critical understanding of the stories and fates that house us.