Thursday, March 22, 2012

323East Presents: “STUCK UP” - Book Signing and Sticker Exhibition Featuring over 4000 Stickers

Touring Exhibition Featuring Over 4,000 Stickers Stops In Metro Detroit

“Stuck Up” From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art at 323East Gallery

On behalf of author and curator DB Burkeman, and the team at 323East they would like to cordially invite you to join them on March 24th from 6-10 pm at 323East Gallery in Royal Oak for the upcoming exhibition “Stuck Up” From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art as the traveling exhibition makes it's third appearance across the country.

Join 323East in a celebration the history of pop culture, punk rock and contemporary art with “STUCK UP” - A Selected History of Alternative & Pop Culture a collection of over 4,000 stickers from hundreds of artists, bands, activists and more!

Read all the details on the 323East Blog

323East Gallery and DB Burkeman are proud to present the traveling exhibition which has been curated from Burkeman’s extensive personal collection. This exhibition provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the expanding role that stickers have played in popular culture over the past four decades. “STUCK-UP” features stickers from street art legends like Banksy, Barry McGee, Shepard Fairey, Space Invader and KAWS. In addition, internationally lauded contemporary artists like Andy Warhol, Jenny Holzer, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst and Tom Sachs are all shown side by side with hundreds of anonymous stickers peeled from streets around the world.

After receiving acclaimed reviews at Art Basel Miami Beach 2011, the STUCK-UP tour will make it’s 3rd stop of the year at 323East Gallery in Royal Oak as DB Burkeman will host the exhibition’s opening reception from 6pm - 10pm. Burkeman will also be signing books and talking about the extensive history that led to the book being put together.

On the exterior of the gallery there will be a plexi-glass wall where we will encourage local artists, bands, businesses and brands to add their own stickers. At the end of the exhibition the wall will be packed up and continue on with the traveling exhibition.

STUCK-UP will be on exhibition from March 24th, 2012 - April 15th 2012.

Opening Reception and Book Signing: Saturday, March 24th from 6pm - 10pm.
323East is located at 323 E. Fourth Street in Royal Oak, MI. 48067

For more information please call 248-246-9544

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