A few days ago we reported that Scott Campbell had set fire to his entire sold out show in Mexico City after a dispute with the Gallery. This news created alot of attention and alot of comments here about Campbell’s intentions and reasons for doing so. Today the Brooklyn based artist and Tattoo artist spoke to Interview Magazine about what happened and why… Read on here.
“I didn’t do it out of spite. A lot of the complications were because I was in New York and didn’t go down until the day before the show. I was nervous about doing a show with [Vice Mexico]; they’re a young gallery. But I liked the sound of their program. They import reputable artists, but they have a project room that always supports local artists. I thought that was a nice gesture.”