What Sold at Urvanity 2018?
The second edition of Urvanity fair has brought together collectors and enthusiasts, offering a fantastic selection of New Contemporary Art. The opening night was packed, with the crowd enjoying quality art in a relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere. In terms of sales, we could say that Urvanity is off to a great start!
Adda & Taxie, Paris
The gallery Adda & Taxie from Paris is off to a great start, since they have sold five pieces already. The gallery has sold two pieces by GR170 – Extrabold AZ-RS and Extrabold NJ-GR. A street artist from Barcelona, GR170 creates pieces with a distinct style and complex content. The gallery has also sold Don Quichotte and Homer Flying Donuts by Oakoak and Peo et Baby 168 by Henry Chalfant.
Featured images: Oakoak – Don Quichotte; Homer flying donuts; Henry Chalfant – Peo et Baby 168; GR170 – Extrabold AZ-RS; Extrabold NJ-GR.
Art In the Game, London
A gallery from London, Art in the Game has sold two pieces by Thirsty Bstrd – In Case of emergency, Flower and Hard Baloon. By using powerful symbols and popular images and making them look funny or weird, Thirsty Bstrd creates pieces that serve as a commentary about society, politics and consumerism.
Featured image: Thirsty Bstrd – In Case of Emergency, Flower Thrower (left); Hard Baloon (right).
Duran Gallery, Madrid
Fousion Gallery, Barcelona
A magical place from Barcelona, Fousion Gallery has had great success with Dilka Bear. The gallery has sold artist’s three works – Bahamut, The One Who Disappeared and Moon Monkey. A Kazakh artist, illustrator and painter, Dilka Bear creates beautiful illustrations of young girls and their frank expressions that mirror the worlds around them. In addition, the gallery has sold a sculpture by Mono Cieza.
Featured images: Dilka Bear – Bahamut (left); The One Who Disappeared (right); Moon Monkey.
Galería Balneario, Queretaro
A gallery from Queretero, Galería Balneario has sold a piece by Demencia Beivide titled DNA Demente. An artist from Mexico, Demencia Beivide focuses on topics like Mexican Cosmogony, portraits, folkart, but her paint strokes and lines create a colorful texture, an insane graphic that defines her creations.
Featured image: Demencia Beivide – DNA Demente.
Ink and Movement, Marseille
A gallery from Madrid that aims to spread contemporary art and bring it to the public, Ink and Movement has sold a sculpture by Okuda San Miguel titled Mickey’s Skull. His pieces with geometric structures and multi-colored patterns are instantly recognizable.
Featured image: Okuda San Miguel – Mickey’s Skull, 2018.
Gallery Le Container, Marseille
The Gallery Le Container from Marseille had success with two artists – Annabelle Tattu and Gregory Watin. They have sold two pieces by Watin – Power Flower and Looter – and several works by Tattu, including a sculpture.
Featured image: Artworks by Annabella Tattu; Gregory Watin – Power Flower (above); Looter (below)
Plastic Murs, Valencia
A gallery from Valencia, Plastic Murs have sold three pieces by Vinz Feel Free – Pixelated. China, Jinteres. Cuba and Haren de Oro Negro. Irak. The artist is known for painting animal heads on large-scale photographs of human bodies and pasting them on the streets. In addition, the gallery has sold a piece Downloading by Deih.
Featured images: Deih – Cuando Solo Interviene el Corazon, 2017 (upper left); The New One and the Moon, 2018 (upper right); Sky is Talking About you, 2017 (below left); Crystal Dreams, 2018; Downloading, 2018 (below right); Vinz Feel Free – Pixelated. China, 2018 (left); Jinteres. Cuba, 2018 (middle); Haren de Oro Negro. Irak, 2018 (right).
SC Gallery, Bilbao
Coming from Bilbao, SC Gallery has had a great success with works by the artist Grip Face. They have sold four pieces by him – Atados en una sociedad postprogressiva, Route to Europe, Viejo Continente 01 and Viejo Continente 02. His works reflect an imaginary world generated from the visual compilation of places and objects of the environment, as well as from the same contradictory society that they inhabit.
Featured images: Grip Face – Atados en una sociedad postprogressiva; Route to Europe; Viejo Continente 01 (left); Viejo Continente 02 (right).
Station 16 Gallery, Montreal
Station 16, the gallery from Montreal, has sold three pieces by Stikki Peaches – BatBond No Parking, and Star Wars GC on Cardboard. The anonymous street artist is strongly influenced by pop culture references, lowbrow and street culture. They have also sold a piece by Spazuk titled Run for Your Life.
Featured images: Spazuk – Run for Your Life; Stikki Peaches – BatBond No Parking 1; BatBond No Parking; Star Wars GC on Cardboard.