Over the Influence Presents Invader Solo Show Hanging / Hong Kong / 2020

WITH the world of art slowly beginning to reopen itself to the public eye again, Over the Influence has announced its newest exhibition Hanging/ Hong Kong/ 2020 a solo exhibition of new Alias and Rubikcubist works by the internationally renowned French artist known as Invader.

Invader DJBA_54, 2019 2020
Ceramic tiles on perspex
Courtesy of the Artist and Over the Influence
Invader
PA_1190 , 2016 2020
Ceramic tiles on perspex
160 x 90 cm
63 x 35 3/8 in
Courtesy of the Artist and Over the Influence

The exhibition will feature his iconic mosaics alongside a series of ‘RubikMasterpieces’, which draws its inspiration from some of the most recognised artistic practices in history. Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential contemporary urban artists of his generation, Invader has consistently challenged convention.

Bursting into the scene in 1998, he quickly gained popularity worldwide for his ‘invasions’ that use guerilla tactics to place pixelated video game characters and pop culture archetypes comprised of square ceramic tiles in highly visible yet often just out of reach spaces

Invader PA_1385 , 2019- 2020 Ceramic tiles on perspex
85 x 49.5 cm
33 1/2 x 19 1/2 in
Courtesy o
f the Artist and Over the Influence.

Alongside the Aliases, will be five new Rubikcubist artworks, a style of mosaic art developed by the artist in 2005 characterised by the use of Rubik’s cubes in various configurations to create six colour low-res images. Based off of historical paintings by such masters as Paul Gaugin, Vincent Van Gogh, and Édouard Manet, the new RubikMasterpieces are a continuation of the series that was started by the artist with “Rubik Mona Lisa” in 200.

by Emma Hart

Hanging / Hong Kong / 2020 will be open from July 10, 2020 and remain on view until August 9 2020. There will be an opening reception for the artist on Thursday, 9 July, from 6 to 8 PM. For more information, click here

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