MIAMI, FL.- Fabien Castanier Gallery
presents HYPNOTIC, a pop-up exhibition in Miami by renowned contemporary urban artist Speedy Graphito, on view February 14 18. The exhibition is co-organized by FAAM, Fine Art Auctions Miami, the leading fine art auction house in Florida since 2011. This exhibition is part of a series of events organized in conjunction with FAAMs major Street Art auction on February 18. HYPNOTIC is also being presented in partnership with SANDOW, which builds innovative, design-driven brands and businesses across luxury, design and beauty. The host of this exhibition, SANDOWs Chairman and CEO Adam I. Sandow, has long supported the contemporary art and design communities and has been instrumental in helping to introduce Speedy Graphitos work in the United States.
HYPNOTIC features all new work by Speedy Graphito, works that explore the transformation of images we see in the media and popular culture. The artist has created paintings, sculptures, video installations and more for this exhibition. Parallel to HYPNOTIC, Speedy Graphito will be featured at the Art Wynwood art fair on Fabien Castanier Gallerys booth, Booth #B30.
For the past three years, Speedy Graphito has developed a strong presence in the U.S., beginning with his first U.S. solo exhibition, Freeway, in Fall 2011 at the Fabien Castanier Gallery. Since then, he has exhibited at numerous major art fairs, including Scope New York, Context Art Miami, and the Los Angeles Art Fair. Speedy Graphito held his second solo exhibition in the U.S., NEWWORLDS, at the Fabien Castanier Gallery in 2013, which garnered international attention. His paintings and sculptures, as well as large-scale installations and murals, have been acquired by private collections across the country and his influence on the American art market continues to grow.