Urban Contemporary Art and Street Photography

Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Commercial Street, Spitalfields

Event location:
Spitalfields Market, Commercial Street
When:Event passed!
It was on
Wed 3rd Jul 2019 to
Mon 8th Jul 2019

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Where:Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Commercial Street, Spitalfields E1 6EW
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:09.00 - 17.30

About the event

This July Art on a Postcard (AOAP) will take over the upstairs of Old Spitalfields Market in the heart of Shoreditch, Europe’s hub of graffiti and street art, to present a unique auction and exhibition of Urban Contemporary Art and Street Photography. This is a unique opportunity to take home specially created and signed works by renowned artists.

Art on a Postcard has enlisted the help of artists to curate the show. World renowned urban artist Ben Eine and the documentary photographer Dougie Wallace will present an impressive international line up of talent including Antony Lister, Pejac, Lady Pink, Vhils, Pichiavo, Miss Van, Faith XLVII, Ed Kashi, Melanie Einzig, Gus Power and Craig Reilly.

Around 600 unique postcard sized photographs and artworks will make up a comprehensive exhibition at Old Spitalfields Market with the online auction taking place via Paddle8. As always, the identity of all the artists will be remain secret until after the sale closes and as a truly democratic platform all the bidding starts at £50. With the urban and fine art worlds merging rapidly, this is a fantastic opportunity to take home sought-after artworks at excellent prices.

July’s line-up can be viewed online

The Private View will be held on 2 July, when Art on a Postcard will be joined by Jealous Gallery who will be live screen printing and releasing an iconic Ben Eine ‘S’ for Spitalfields. On the Saturday Art on a Postcard will be curating five stalls in Spitalfields Market and will be joined by artists including Sara Pope and Rugman.

All of the proceeds go to The Hepatitis C Trust’s campaign to eleminate hepatitis C by 2025.

Bidding is open on Paddle8 from 26 June - 10 July and the exhibition takes place 2-8 July at Old Spitalfields Market.

@artonapostcard|www.artonapostcard.com| @paddle8 | @oldspitalfieldsmarket

Official Link: https://www.artonapostcard.com/spitalfields-2019

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