Thursday, March 03, 2011

Mysterious Al — Doomsday Papers

Mysterious Al's striking, satirical and often dark artwork has long commanded an underground, yet global cult following with avid collectors rabid for his latest creations. Known for his iconic gothic eyed creatures, monsters, mutants and sub-humans... Creatures that inhabit a morbid yet playful universe parallel to our own. One of the first generation of Street-artists; Mysterious Al gained international notoriety alongside D*face for his part in the infamous ‘Finders Keepers’ illegal art events. In a career spanning almost a decade, Mysterious Al has exhibited his work in galleries globally, as well as collaborating with some of the worlds most high profile brands.

StolenSpace is thrilled to present ‘The Doomsday Papers’ the eagerly-awaited debut solo show by Mysterious Al. This brand new body of work loosely surrounds Mesoamerican Gods, the doomsday calendar, Drum & Bass, demonic intervention, Graffiti culture, Wicca and the Occult. In mixed media including wood, paint, newspaper, magazines, torn Bible pages and installation.

The exhibition opens with a private view on the 03 March 2011 from 6.30pm. The exhibition will then run until 27 March. We suggest if you plan to attend the private view you get to the show early as we can guarantee that it's gonna be busy.

StolenSpace | Dray Walk | 91 Brick Lane | London

Our friends over at Arrested Motion paid Mysterious Al a visit in his studio as he prepared for this show. Have a look here. Also for a chance to win one of Mysterious Al's hand finished “Amy” print visit the guys at VNA magazine who have joined forces with the good people at Stolenspace Gallery for the competition. Check their blog for details on how you can win the print.