A celebration of the 150th Birthday of Gustav Klimt, the Vienna Tourist Board with Lazarides Gallery have invited nine internationally renowned street artists to create their own versions of work inspired by this famous Viennese artist. Participating artists include Shepard Fairey, Lucy McLauchlan, Mode 2, Vhils, Know Hope, Christian Eisenberger, Bastardilla, Marlene Hausseger and Ron English.
The live art-making session – the first day of this two part event – took place in Grosvenor Gardens yesterday.
The private view of all the finished pieces will take place from 6pm to 9pm on Thursday 23rd August at the Lazarides Rathbone Gallery. RSVP with your full name and your guest’s name, by replying to this email to be included on the guest list.
The Klimt Illustrated exhibition, will be free and open to the public from the 24th August to 1st September, Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 7pm.
For more information, please read the press release.
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