Art: Insiders: A Group Exhibition of the Leading Urban/Graffiti/Street Artists

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Robert Fontaine Gallery, located in the heart of the Wynwood Arts District, is currently exhibiting Insiders, a survey of works by some of the most important leading visual artists associated with the rising street art movement. The Gallery explores the global street/urban art movement and the evolution behind this visual language, which has moved from the murals in the streets to the contemporary gallery setting.

A_DWalker_ElsbethSilverPose2Insiders includes original and edition works from both local and international artists: Banksy, Shepard Fairy, Anthony Lister, Dolk, RYCA, Know Hope, LOF, M-City, Mantis, Maya Hayuk, Brett Amory, David Walker, Olek, Pure Evil, Paul Insect, Space Invader, Retna, Simon Thompson, Nick Gentry, Penny, Billy Childish, Henrietta Harris, Jake Reller, Skewville, and more.

Insiders, is a term referring to how the global street art movement has advanced from the sidelines of the art world eroding the walls between the gallery and the streets as studio setting, now, street art is supported by some of the most significant museums curators, galleries and collectors, thus becoming less of an outsiders club and more of a hugely significant force at a time when the art world is hungry for something more than references to the past.” said Robert Fontaine, Gallery Director.

The exhibition runs through March 28.

TO?GO: Robert Fontaine Gallery is located at 2349 NW 2nd Ave; open noon-5p.m., Monday through Saturday and by appointment; 305-397-8530; robertfontainegallery.com.

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