Sean-Patrick M. Hillman
YOU ARE A PRODUCT OF UR ENVIRONMENT
POP International Galleries’ Resident Artists, UR New York,
Mount Exhibition in SoHo Celebrating Life and The Urban Experience
Reception for the Artists Thursday, October 2nd, 7pm to 10pm
(VIP and Press from 6pm)
New York, NY (September 12, 2014) – UR New York, the explosive Graffiti and Urban Art collective, comprised of the two artists SKI and 2ESAE, will be hosting the opening reception for their latest exhibition, Product of UR Environment, at POP International Galleries’ SoHo location on October 2nd, 2014. UR New York will debut the latest of their energetic story-telling creations, including a stunning mix of canvas, sculpture, print and assemblage constructions.
UR New York is widely known for their ability to tell stories portraying the urban experience though their multiple media approach, masterfully combining photography, silk-screening, graphic design and graffiti. The concept of Product of UR Environment will continue to align with their vision to inspire and uplift us all through their work. The notion that although ones’ environment may not change, the way one sees it and what one makes of it can, and through our experiences, our lives or the lives of others can change or be changed. This is the hallmark foundation, and the basis of the latest work from the extraordinary duo.
Featuring compelling on-site installations, new canvas works, mixed media sculptures and constructions, as well as a small collection of unique prints, Product of UR Environment will indeed inspire, uplift and encourage both viewers and collectors alike to see their worlds just a little bit differently.
“As a gallery organization focused on Pop Culture, once again, POP International is honored and humbled to present this inspiring duo’s new body of work. Ski and 2ESAE walk the walk! They have taken it to the streets and from the streets”, says Jeff Jaffe, owner of POP; “and I am proud to continue representing them. They are the real deal – full of inspiration and joy, and their authenticity and energy is nothing short of contagious!”
The Opening Night of the exhibition will be on Thursday, October 2nd from 6pm to 7pm (Press and VIP reception) and from 7pm to 10 pm with UR New York and special guests in attendance. The exhibition will open to the public at POP International Gallery’s SoHo location on Friday, October 3rd. For RSVP information to opening night, please log on to www.popinternational.com or e-mail URNYrsvp@popinternational.com.
About POP International Galleries
POP International Galleries is at the forefront of the POP art movement with two unique art galleries in New York City, with its flagship gallery located on West Broadway in the heart of SoHo and a Midtown location on 53rd Street and Lexington Avenue; as well as the newly launched POPuk, an online only version of the legendary gallery in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1997 by Jeff Jaffe, POP International specializes in Pop Art, graphic art, urban art, sculpture, photography, and art that is derived from or influenced by popular culture. As the only street level Pop Art gallery in SoHo, with an impressive roster of highly regarded artists, both emerging and famed, Pop International Galleries is a great source for all collectors and art admirers. POP International Galleries also believes that an educational component is vital to collectors and the community at large. Events at the gallery often include guest lectures and discussions, screenings and slide shows as well as charitable tie-ins, making POP International Galleries very much a part of the community at large. For more information visit www.popinternational.com, and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
About UR New York
UR New York is a Graffiti and Urban Art collective consisting of two former street artists from New York City: Mike Baca (aka 2ESAE) and Fernando Romero (aka SKI). The mission of UR New York as a collective is to create an urban industrial aesthetic by combining photography, silk-screening, graphic design, assemblage, and graffiti. Using elements of their everyday lives UR New York creates dynamic environments to which most individuals can relate. Each piece tells the story of their lives, struggles and environments. 2ESAE and SKI want to inspire creativity amongst people, specifically the youth, "so that they pick up where we leave off.
For more information visit: wwwurnewyork.com or follow them on Twitter.
For RSVP information to opening night please log on to What's On At Pop International
or e-mail URNYrsvp@popinternational.com
For interviews with UR New York, contact Sean-Patrick@corbinpr.com
For more information on Pop International Galleries, visit About Pop International and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
Press Contacts: CORBIN-HILLMAN COMMUNICATIONS
Sean-Patrick M. Hillman
Executive Vice President