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Australia's best street artists defy the glass ceiling in Sydney's newest public art exhibition
Boasting styles as varied as the artists’ origins, Living in a Glass House brings together the crème of Australia’s most talented urban artists under one roof.

SYDNEY.- A once controversial art form continues to soar in prevalence and popularity as Sydney’ s GLASSHOUSE and aMBUSH Gallery present Living in a Glass House, an exhibition of fifty contemporary and dynamic works by street artists from across the country.

Boasting styles as varied as the artists’ origins, Living in a Glass House brings together the crème of Australia’s most talented urban artists under one roof in a month long free public art exhibition. Produced and curated by aMBUSH Gallery, Living in a Glass House will exhibit new and original works by Brisbane artists Benjamin Reeve and Gimiks Born; Adnate, Itch, Lucy Lucy and Slicer, four of Melbourne’s indomitable AWOL crew; Gary Seaman from Adelaide; and Sydney’s own Brett Chan, Jodee Knowles, Deb, Bei Bad Girl, Bridge Stehli, Jumbo, Ben Brown and Ears, plus 36 more artists, hailing from major cities nation-wide.

Exciting to audiences new to street art and inspiring to those in the know, Living in a Glass House is an explosion of dynamic style, perspective and colour. With Adnate’s breathtaking photorealism alongside the sinister sweetness of Bei Bad Girl’s animated attitude, and Bridge Stehli’s personified animals next to Shannon Crees’ swirling world of wistfulness, Living in a Glass House brings together the artistic insights of Australia’s most talented and presents them in a multi-faceted exhibition that is sure to satisfy the visual appetites of every passerby.

Living in a Glass House launched on October 3 with Sydney street art’s bombshells Deb and Bei Bad Girl appearing for a live painting event. The exhibition continues until November 2, with works available for sale via aMBUSH Gallery’s online catalogue, available at 100% of sales will go directly to the artists.

The exhibition is presented as part of the GLASSHOUSE’s The 3 Day Festival, which runs from October 3-5 with a program that includes an airbrush tattoo booth, with proceeds going to the Blackdog Institute, and a live acoustic set on October 5 from 10am to 2pm by The Tenants’ Jason Rourke, who featured on Triple J’s Hottest 100, 2011. As the weather warms up and Sydney continues to host some of the most impressive creative talent in the country, Living in a Glass House and the three day Festival will breathe even more life into an already buzzing part of the city, and are events not to be missed.

Dedicated to the uncovering and dazzling display of new and exciting artists and their works, aMBUSH Gallery and GLASSHOUSE present Living in a Glass House, a vibrant addition to Sydney’s burgeoning public art space and a testament to the talent beholden by Australia’s shores.

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