TAT IT UP – GRUMPY BERT !!
BOUNDLESS BROOKLYN & GRUMPY BERT PRESENT:
‘TAT IT UP’ – CURATED BY MURRZ & ZPRPRO
the show opened FRI JAN 8, 2016
and runs thru . . SUN JAN 31, 2016
GRUMPY BERT – 82 BOND ST, BROOKLYN, NY
BOUNDLESS BROOKLYN’S FIRST SHOW IN BROOKLYN !!
AN ART SHOW WHERE BOTH TATTOO & STREET ARTISTS CREATE THEIR INTERPRETATION of TATTOO ART ON BOUNDLESS BROOKLYN KITS & CANVAS.
more info: TAT IT UP – GRUMPY BERT
see: BOUNDLESS BROOKLYN D.I.Y. KITS & CANVAS
PIX FROM THE AMAZING, DYNAMIC & SUPER FRESH . . OPENING:
street artist & . . . ‘TAT IT UP’ co-curator: MURRZ
@_murrz . . has 77.3k followers on IG – so, boo-ya . . !!
on the left, ZROPRO, street artist & co-curator of ‘TAT IT UP’, along with one of the show’s contributors . . . GOATBUNNY.
ZROPRO: @zeroproductivity / Z / #ZROPRO /DZK / TTT / DMZ
on the left, show artist: GOATBUNNY . . @winner.gets.a.rake
and show artist: DANIELLE DE JESUS, who is holding some GOATBUNNY stickers.
close up on some . . GOATBUNNY STICKERS.
it’s all about fluidity, commercial riffing, a bit of cartoon & illustration / bubble work, a touch of personal commentary & . . . lots of breakfast !!
‘brrrrr’ . . . GOATBUNNY hails from MONTREAL !!
a trio of 12 x 12 inch canvases – by the curators starts the show.
from left: a collab by MURRZ & ZROPRO, a canvas by ZROPRO, and a canvas by MURRZ.
($250), ($150) & ($120)
the ‘writing on the wall’ . . . !!
tags . . . hand-drawn fonts, hi-style, gesture & calligraphy reign – among this crew !!
billboard by street artist . . . GOATBUNNY
DANIELLE DE JESUS . . . water tower.
Danielle is know on IG – for her detailed, nano mini micro etch-a-sketch portraits, yep: YODA !!
tattoo artist CHRIS ELEMENT, winner of season 5 INK MASTER, with his stepdad, JIM.
detail, BOUNDLESS BROOKLYN WATER TOWER . . . by CHRIS ELEMENT.
12 x 12 in. canvas . . . by CHRIS ELEMENT
RALFY REVOLVER . . . tattoo artist.
RALFY REVOLVER . . . billboard.
INKSWORTH . . . tattoo artist.
water tower by . . . INKSWORTH
canvas by . . . INKSWORTH
FRANKIE ONESHOT . . . tattoo artist
water tower & canvas base . . . by FRANKIE ONESHOT
($450 canvas and kit)
detail, FRANKIE ONESHOT . . . water tower
LANDON MORGAN . . . tattoo artist
LANDON MORGAN . . . . water tower
ps: you’ll notice I’m not saying . . anything – about the prices !!
but damn, you could buy up the whole show – for what one entry-level piece of art in Brooklyn usually goes for !!
these are one-of-a-kind, hand painted pieces. think about it.
no-brainer. the hard part – would be choosing !!
detail, LANDON MORGAN.
OVRLNDS, Mexico/Brooklyn-based street artist / @ovrlnds . . . water tower
SIRCRONE, street artist / @sircrone . . . canvas
smooth as velvet. dark & deep as time. low down . . . magic.
soft black & deep chalk white
SIRCRONE . . . billboard.
damn, THE FLY . . . !!
PHETUS . . . street artist / @phetus88
check the roof of that water tower, the tip. a spray paint can ‘nozzle’.
& a brain . . . coming out of a spray paint can, most def !!
PHETUS . . . water tower
ps: that’s a little ‘Grumpy Bert’ sticker on the left.
looking on . . . just right.
CITY RABBIT . . . canvas
TRUDIE KAISER, tattoo artist / @2rood . . . water tower
jus’ black & white and . . . rules !!
TRUDIE KAISER . . .
and yes, rats do come after . . .
. . . babies.
ALEX PASSAPERA, tattoo artist / @passaperatattoos . . . water tower.
dig that . . wicker-like, nautical rope effect !!
ADRIAN K, illustrator, animator, artist, street artist / @adriankart . . . water tower
PHOTO via GRUMPY BERT / sorry !! it’s the only one I missed.
top: that’s the . . . BOUNDLESS BROOKLYN – BILLBOARD MODEL KIT PKG !!
BOUNDLESS BROOKLYN . . . WATER TOWER MODEL KIT.
an almost fully assembled, un-painted Boundless Brooklyn water tower.
the D.I.Y. – is that YOU paint it yourself !!
made from cardboard – and a good enough reason, or WAY better than most – !!
to cut down a tree.
YOUR HOST . . . GRUMPY BERT, himself !!! !!!
if that’s being – grumpy . . . !!
then . . . STAY GRUMPY, my friend !!
PHOTOS: NANCY SMITH – unless otherwise noted.