WU TANG IS FOR THE CHILDREN
Tonight at Newcastle Gallery enjoy work from over 30 artists celebrating the Wu..“I don’t know how you all see it, but when it comes to the children, Wu-Tang is for the children. We teach the children.”
ODB, Grammy Awards Show, 1998.
Having recently celebrated 20 years since the release of the iconic album Enter the Wu-Tang 36 Chambers, this exhibition celebrates the influence Wu-Tang Clan’s music, lyrics and legacy has had on art, illustration, fashion, film-making and graffiti.
Forty artists have come together to draw inspiration from Wu’s monumental back catalogue to create a multi-media exhibition of artworks ranging from ceramics to animation to embroidery to graffiti, showing how truly universal and influential Wu-Tang Clan are.
Featuring art from…
Gina Baber, Jack Binnie, Florence Blanchard, Paul du Bois-Reymond, BRK 192, Buk Burdus, Uslan Cevet, Mark Drew Dscreet, Lucas Dupuy, Josh Earle & Zophiel Webb, EGS, Farrell, Harry Fieber,, Daniel Gentile-Hurst, Andrew Gillman, Rene Gonzalez, Freddie Goodchild, Ziggy Grudzinskas, Jane Kenny, Andrew Khosravani, Kid Acne, Kieron Lee, Benjamin Liebenhals, Chris Mackenzie-Gray, Rob Mathieson, Malarky, Karl McCaughey & Ciaran Delaney, Mellie, Niels Shoe Meulman, Nema, Henny Overbeek, Buddy Peace, Mr Penfold, Mr Phomer, Maria Pizzeria, Protect Ya’ Neck BHHC, Pubze, Silkey, Chris Stead, Ventsa, Joseph Ward, Wolfmask, Christian Wood and curated by Gemma White.
See you there [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErNrA-22cOQ]