For Immediate Release.
CES53 'Clown Back From Hell'
Open Saturday and Sunday's, 1st - 30th June 2013.
Opening Preview: Friday 31st May, 7pm - 10pm.
After Party@ Ernest, 9:30pm - 1am.
Tower Art Gallery are pleased to announce the first UK solo show from Ces53, a graffiti artist and fine artist from Rotterdam. Active since 1985, Ces53 quickly rose to become a graffiti king of Europe by the early 90's. One of the biggest train bombers of his time, Ces53 is especially famous for his one man colour whole cars, keeping pace and painting alongside the renowned New York kings of his era such as Sento, Wane, Reas, Dash, Pure and CesFX.
Parallel to an international career in graffiti, Ces53 first found classical oil painting in 1987 and went on to study at the Willem de Kooning Art Academy in Rotterdam during the 90's. Here he refined his oil and acrylic techniques and started to make impressionistic and expressionistic works alongside conceptual modern art. Since 1999 Ces53 has also been studying sculpturing including jade carving, stone carving, ceramic working and metal casting in Guatemala, Mexico and Burma.
"Clown Back From Hell" is the first exhibition by Ces53 in the UK and promises to be a concise journey into this artists psychedelic world. Visitors can expect original paintings, signed prints and other slightly more unusual collectables.
Tower Art Gallery, Stepney Road, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE2 1TZ.