An intimate portrait of Revok as he prepares for his solo show in Los Angeles and talks candidly about maturation as an artist.
More and more Street-Artists and Graffiti-Writers find their way into the professional art world. They create a whole new market that grows with the interests of prominent buyers like Pharell or Swiss Beats. At the same time these two worlds still seem very seperated and only a view Street-Artists are recognized by the Fine Art scene and galleries. During last years Art Basel week in Miami we met Revok, Shepard Fairey and Cleon Peterson, talked about their view on their own developement and heard some interesting tips to make a career in the art world.
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M.A.C. – Montana Artist Collective. A group of international recognised writers and artist who are at the forefront of their game. Innovators and leaders in their feilds, making an impact worldwide on their peers as well as the “normal” world. Coming together to make extrodinary creative projects happen, the M.A.C enables these artist a platform to use as a firm base to develop and launch creative ideas and projects. The M.A.C. consists of Revok, Dmote, Reyes, Sever, Risk, Steel, Wane, Cantwo, Atom & Kent.
Revok: Made in Detroit is a survey of the last two years of REVOK’s newer body of assemblage work inspired by the artists’ newly adopted hometown. These fantastic 3D collages of found materials are well documented alongside terrific images of the abandoned houses and buildings of Detroit from which they’re made. The cover of each copy of the book is individually painted by the artist. Published 2014, First Edition of 2000, Paperback, 164 pages. Get it over here