In celebration of the 150th birthday of Gustav Klimt, The Vienna Tourist Board with Lazarides Gallery have invited 9 internationally renowned street artists to create their own versions of work inspired by this famous Viennese artist. Featuring Shepard Fairey, Lucy McLauchlan, Mode 2, Vhils, Know Hope, Christian Eisenberger, Bastardilla, Marlene Hausseger and Ron English.
The two part event includes a live painting session in London Grosvenor Gardens and completed paintings being showed at Lazarides Rathbone. Looking closer on Mode2′s painting we can also notice a tribute to graffiti pioneers like Dondi and Rammellzee.
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24th August 2012 – 1st September 2012