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OS GEMEOS AT DEITCH PROJECTS NYC

By - Friday, June 20th, 2008

In between lots of travel and a mountain of work, I’ve been spending as much time as possible hanging out with longtime friends Os Gemeos. The twin brother artists are in town along with older brother Arnaldo and Brazilian graffiti writers Ise and Coyo preparing for their largest exhibition to date, entitled “Too Far Too Close” opening at Deitch Projects on June 28th. As anyone familiar with Os Gemeos’ work can imagine, it’s been an amazing experience watching as they transform the gallery from a blank, cavernously large space into a fantastical landscape exploding with a dream-like richness of color, texture and character like only they can create. Also, amazing is the steady stream of artists, personalities and other people that have dropped by to pay respects or simply say hello. Just yesterday afternoon alone, Henry Chalfant who co-author of Subway Art and Spraycan Art and Charlie Ahearn who director of Wild Style, passed through gallery. Clearly word is getting out about the show and anticipation is building. If you happen to live in New York, or within commuting distance, make sure and come out to the opening. In the meantime, here’s a few teaser shots… image image image image image image image image image image image

Too Far Too Close Deitch Projects 18 Wooster Street New York, NY 10013 212.343.7300 map info

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