LONDON.- Maddox Gallery
announced the opening of its new, 3750 square foot space in Mayfairs Maddox Street on 4th December. Set across four newly renovated floors, Maddox Gallery exhibits modern and contemporary art from a roster of exciting British and international artists including New York man of the moment Bradley Theodore, LA contemporary artist Retna, Hollywood photography stars Tyler Shields and Tony Kelly and French-Egyptian photographer and installation artist Yves Hayat.
Alongside Retna, Tyler Shields, Tony Kelly, Bradley Theodore and Yves Hayat, the first exhibition, entitled Art Fusion, showcases the work of Michael Moebius, Robi Walters, Claudia Hecht and Simafra. This vibrant collective of Maddox Gallery artists will show sculpture, painting, photography and installations.
An Artist Cross Section
London-based Robi Walters was recently cited as one of the UKs most exciting creatives by The Daily Telegraph. For the inaugural Maddox Gallery exhibition, he is presenting Dark Side a replica of Pink Floyds Dark Side of the Moon album cover created from shattered vinyl, plus two of his stunning collages, mixed media pieces bursting with colour, arranged in lotus-like forms.
New York-based urban artist Bradley Theodore has been causing a stir in New York this month with his pop-culture influenced street art. Famous for his colourful skeletal portraits of modern-day icons including Kate Moss, Anna Wintour and Coco Chanel, Bradley is exhibiting some of his new works at the Maddox Gallery opening show, the first time they are being seen in the UK. A collection of three new works are on display - The True Queen, Anna and Karl and Maries Ball.
LAs Retna is a contemporary artist with roots firmly in graffiti art. Known for his ornate painting technique, Retna merges photography with his famous LA graffiti and channels both into his paintings. His influential work shines a light on the urban soul of LA and is held in notable collections around the world.
Michael Moebius hails from Pirna in Germany. A favourite of collectors globally, Moebius is a figurative artist and photographer whose work has been featured by Robb Report, Vogue and Playboy. On display at Maddox Gallery is new work from the artists pop art inspired bubble gum series, which features iconic images of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and The Beatles, playfully reimagined blowing bubble gum.
Other artists in the December show include; Massimo Agostinelli, Romero Britto, Nick Veasey, Simafra, Albert Chubac, Nicolas Castello and Alistair Gibson.