Opening: The Hours presents ‘Stockroom’ – a group show

We are proud to announce ‘Stockroom’. A group show featuring some of Australia’s finest young artists

Over the years, The Hours (Beastman, Marty Routledge & Numskull) have produced a number of widely acclaimed art events & exhibitions around Australia and have worked with some of the most recognised young artists in a variety of different genres.

To celebrate these ties, The Hours presents ‘Stockroom’. A large group show featuring a host of artists that have either worked with us before, are working with us now, or are someone we’d like to work with in the future. A mix of connections between the artist and us, as purveyors of modern art, we believe this to be a perfect insight into “if we were to own a stockroom, this is who it would be filled with”.

Featuring:
MARK ALSWEILER, TOM FERSON, RONE, TWOONE, DANIEL O’TOOLE, SKOUNT, SCOTT MARSH, JUMBO, CHRIS LOUTFY, BAFCAT, JOEL BIRCH, BRIDGE STEHLI, BEASTMAN, EDWARD WOODLEY, SHIDA, MR PENFOLD, BENNETT, WILL COOKE, THE YOK, BEN FROST, RETRO, THOMAS JACKSON, KYLE MONTGOMERY, JAE COPP, FINTAN MAGEE, PHIBS, MADELEINE PFULL, NUMSKULL, AEDEN LEE, VANS THE OMEGA, ROACH, MAX BERRY, SHERYO, SID TAPIA, DAVID CRAGG, SOFLES & TAKIE

EMAIL bob@theopeninghours.com.au for press info
EMAIL sales@thehours.com.au for a catalogue

“Stockroom” group show
Opening: Wednesday 4th June
The Tate Gallery – Sydney

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Video: The Yok & Sheryo in Indonesia

After their recent travels around the world, they landed in Yok’s home town of Perth to open ‘Nasty Goreng’. A duo solo show with some extra pieces from various friends including Fecks, Ayres, Hosae and Amok Island. The exhibition consisted of a heap of new paintings, batik works, a surf shack and large scale sculptures which were made on their travels.

To see all of the artwork, visit the Turner Galleries website. Or for more, visit The Yok or Sheryo.

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

The Yok Sheryo

Photos: “Gold Blood, Magic Weirdos” at Backwoods Gallery

The trilogy of Magic Weirdos exhibitions curated by Sean Morris came to its conclusion at Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne a couple of weeks back, with the epic “Gold Blood”. A huge crowd, amazing art and live music saw the Weirdos saga end with some great vibes. James Jirat Patradoon’s crazy painted racing jacket took centre stage, in front of a mural by Ghostpatrol and Sean Morris.

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Sneak Peek: The Yok and Sheryo ‘Nasty Goreng’ at Turner Galleries – Perth

The Yok and Sheryo are based in New York but pretty much travel anywhere the wind blows. They travel for a living and take their life experiences as inspiration for their work. They would have to be one of the hardest working couple in the street art world.

This Friday night in Perth they are bringing a whole heap of new work including large scale sculptures to Turner Galleries. Don’t miss out! Click below for the full set of photos.

‘Nasty Goreng’ by The Yok & Sheryo
Opening: Friday 21 March
Turner Galleries

Yok and Sheryo

Yok and Sheryo

Yok and Sheryo

Yok and Sheryo

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Video & Photos: Neon Golden tour Hong Kong

In September 2013, Australian based creative group The Hours curated an exhibition at Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong’s Central and Western District. Titled ‘Neon Golden’, the exhibition featured new works on paper by a collective of world class contemporary, street and graffiti artists who all share a rich history of friendship and collaboration. A lot of the artists involved also travelled from all corners of the world to be in Hong Kong for the exhibition, and to paint as many walls as possible. This is what went down….

Featuring – Fintan Magee, Shida, Rone, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, Beastman, Yok, Sheryo, Numskull, Vans The Omega, Roach, Phibs, Twoone, Jumbo and Thomas Jackson.

A huge thank you to:
Above Second Gallery – above-second.com
Ironlak – ironlak.com

Video shot and edited by Michael Danischewski for The Opening Hours.
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Click below for a heap of photos from the trip.

The Opening Hours - Hong Kong - Neon Golden

The Opening Hours - Hong Kong - Neon Golden

The Opening Hours - Hong Kong - Neon Golden

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Kingbrown launch in Singapore

Kingbrown Issue 9, co-curated by The Hours has just landed in Singapore stores. To celebrate, Kult Gallery hosted the latest Kingbrown exhibition launch. A great night to meet local and international crew, plus cold beers, rad artworks, video games and plenty of magazines. The show is up until the end of the month, so if you’re in Singapore go visit the good guys at Kult. (pics by Farah Hannah)

Painting by Sheryo (Singapore / Brooklyn), Ian Mutch (Australia) & Ican Harem (Indonesia)

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Photos: Neon Golden group show at Above Second gallery – Hong Kong

Now that we’re all back and home in one piece, we’re going to slowly but surely recap our epic adventure to Hong Kong with some of Australia’s finest street, graffiti and low brow artists.

The main reason we were in HK was to curate a group show at Above Second gallery. We gathered artworks from a select group of Australian artists who are heavily involved in BOTH the outdoor mural scene and inside galleries. A broad group of talent that we thought best represent Australia’s diversity, whilst also pulling together a solid group of friends.

The show is still on. If you’re in Hong Kong, click here for details.

Stay tuned for more photos from the trip. Thanks to Kyle for the great photos. Click below for the full set.

The Opening Hours - Hong Kong

The Opening Hours - Hong Kong

The Opening Hours - Hong Kong

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Opening: Neon Golden artist tour and exhibition – Hong Kong

The Hours, Above Second and Ironlak present
NEON GOLDEN – HONG KONG

GROUP EXHIBITION AND ARTIST TOUR
FEATURING: FINTAN MAGEE / SHIDA / RONE / KYLE HUGHES-ODGERS / BEASTMAN / YOK / SHERYO / NUMSKULL / VANS THE OMEGA / ROACH / PHIBS / TWOONE / JUMBO / THOMAS JACKSON

Curated by Australian based creative group The Hours, ‘Neon Golden’ is an exhibition of new works on paper by a collective of world class contemporary, street and graffiti artists who all share a rich history of friendship and collaboration.

This group exhibition, presented by and located at Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong’s Central and Western District, is a celebration of new art movements in the Asia Pacific Region, and a showcase of these 14 artists’ diverse range of unique styles, subjects and techniques.

As well as the exhibition, this prolific group of artists will all be traveling from their current locations around the world to be in Hong Kong for a week long artist tour of the city, painting as many collaborative murals as possible with support from Ironlak.

OPENING NIGHT
FRIDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2013 7-10pm
Exhibition continues until Saturday 5th October 2013

Gallery Open Tuesday – Saturday 1-7pm
ABOVE SECOND GALLERY
31 Eastern Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Email info@thehours.com.au to request an exhibition catalogue.

www.thehours.com.au
www.above-second.com
www.ironlak.com

Neon Golden - Hong Kong

Photos: No Vacancy 5 year anniversary

In the low brow art world, some galleries stay, some go, some linger and grow old, but there’s one gallery in Melbourne that has stayed true and has always been at the forefront of the Melbourne gallery circuit. That’s No Vacancy.

The gallery, who’s main space is in the heart of the city, and also has two satellite spaces, has recently just celebrated their 5th birthday!

Featuring a stellar line up that was Meggs, Ghostpatrol, Ben Frost, Miso, Two One, Nior, Beastman, Makatron, Tom Vincent, Jasper Wong, Max Berry, Numskull, Adnate, Sheryo, Nails, Stephen Ives, Luke Lucas, and many many more (too many for me to re-type)… the show was packed full of both recent work and un seen old work that the artists contributed to a killer show. For us, we think there needs to be more of these group shows. Big celebrations of what’s happening right now in the young art world.

Thanks to the NV team for sending over the great photos (taken by Caitlin Muscat). Click below for the full set (there are ALOT of photos)…

No Vacancy

No Vacancy

No Vacancy

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