French street artist Speedy Graphito will debut his first solo show in the United States at the Fabien Castanier Gallery- FreeWay -which will run from September 24th to October 23rd. The show will conclude Speedy’s two-month long stay in Los Angeles as Fabien Castanier Gallery’s Artist-in-Residence.
Opening Reception Saturday, September 24th | Doors Open at 7pm
Exhibition Dates | September 24th to October 23rd 2011
While in residence, Speedy has accomplished public Murals in venues such as Venice Beach, West Hollywood and Costa Mesa. He has also completed a successful production of Silkscreens at the famed Modern Multiples Production House in downtown L.A as well as created featured work for his solo exhibition.
Olivier Rizzo, alias: Speedy Graphito,is one of the pioneers of the French "Street Art " movement. An imprint of the collective memory of a whole generation, Speedy's innovative and hard-hitting style began in the 1980s. His paintings can be found worldwide, and Speedy has enjoyed numerous solo exhibitions. Already recognized in the international arena, Speedy Graphito's Art is well known in France, England, Belgium, India, Japan, Brazil, and Dubai, as well as multiple major auction houses. His original pop-graffiti style continues to be his trademark. Speedy Graphito has taken a strong look at our society, and his art feeds on the collective memory of iconic imagery to create a new universal language. Today, his work has become a reference, and Speedy himself is an icon and influence for the next generation of artists, and the ever-changing cultural landscape.