West One "Freedom Suite" at Environment Los AngelesJuxtapoz // Wednesday, 07 Sep 2011
West One, who has been featured in our NYC Graffiti issue, will be unveiling new works and a public mural later this month at Environment in Los Angeles, in an exhibition titled, Freedom Suite. West will paint a huge mural on the exterior of Environment’s Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles showroom. Environment houses some really fine furniture made using materials with low environmental impact.
Here is the full press release:
Environment is excited to announce a collaboration with West, a renowned Graffiti artist turned Abstract Expressionist, to bring people together both in and outside of the showroom in a celebration of street art. West will paint a huge mural on the exterior of Environment’s Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles location creating community through shared ideas, knowledge, culture and art. The mural will be unveiled at a kick-off event September 30 along with the opening of an exhibition of West’s work inside the showroom. There will also be custom designed Topanga Shelves on display. Some proceeds will be donated to the charity Jamaican Kids
“We live in a vast city where everything’s at right angles,” West said. “My work is movement and energy. It’s organic. The viewer will see different things - maybe themselves, maybe the city. Maybe the broader environment. I hope to make us look at our space, our environment, a little differently.”
Open to the public starting September 30, 2011, the West Exhibition will be on display at the Environment Furniture Showroom, 8126 Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles through December 31, 2011.
For more information about West, please visit: http://westonefc.com