JM. ROBERT – May 12
JM ROBERT began painting at a very young age, imitating the effects of patina, soling and degradation that he observed on the facades of buildings. After having studied in Art and Crafts in graphic design and decor, where he learned the very professional technics of the « trompe l’oeil », he made his pictorial experiences inspired by the urban art and the painters of the twentieth century…
SHANE – August 16
Shane works and live in Paris. Shane is a young and talented artist. At only 27 years old, he has already been in the graffiti movement for a long time, and has painted murals alongside of many artists. Real lover of esthetics and more precisely of graphism, his fields of inspiration are various : Classic painting, esthetic from the 50s, colors, comics…
COPE2 – April 7
Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 was in born 1968 in the south Bronx. He started painting in 1978 and created his own crew, the « Kids destroyer » wich later became « Kings destroyer ». Very active in 1980-90s, he painted in all New-York subway lines, wich is how he earned his fame. Highly regarded in the world of graffiti artists he collaborates with other artits such as Sheipard Fairey, Retna, Kenny Scharf, etc.
The Wall Street Gallery, recently settled in Marrakech, presents a selection of worldwide contemporary and urban art, influenced by street art, pop-art and graffiti.
The owners invite you to discover the works of international artists from the urban art scene through monthly exhibitions.
The openings with the artists give collectors and art lovers the opportunity to meet the artists and share with them about their work.
Urban art has become an important part of the international art scene and is now an essential element of tourism in major cultural metropolises.
Marrakech, architectural and cultural jewel of the Kingdom of Morocco, was chosen to host the 2018 edition of the international 1-54 Contemporary Art Fair to highlight its sumptuous contemporary art galleries. The city has become a focal place of urban art thanks to the creations of international and local artists, their mural paintings, mosaics or wall collage.
As an urban and contemporary art gallery, the Wall Street Gallery intends to participate to this cultural influence.