ARTOTEL Surabaya Solo Exhibition of X-Go Warhol
14 September 2015 @Surabaya
ARTOTEL Surabaya is please to hold Solo Exhibition of X-Go Warhol, an Indonesian local grafitti artist pioneer from Surabaya, on a view September 11 - November 12, 2015 at Art Space of ARTOTEL Surabaya, lobby level.
X-Go is one of well known street artist in Surabaya, together with this community often hold exhibition, discussion, and sometimes make difficult the civil service police sue to their activity in bombing some walls on main roads of Surabaya and surroundings. X-Go always do mural some obsolete walls or painted walls with his expression about social issue or other propaganda in fighting against injustice such as corruption, politic, and others matters. He murals the walls with his own style and egaliter ways.
Safrie Effendi, Art Manager of ARTOTEL Indonesia says, "ARTOTEL Indonesia is proud to hold another exciting solo exhibition by well known graffiti artist pioneer, Mr. X-Go Warhol. He has been dominating the Graffiti culture for over a decade, mostly in Surabaya and Sidoarjo. More, the exhibition is having a comparison between Paul Jackson Pollock and X-Go in terms of similarity and differentiation. The reasion is to acknowledge in between 2 big different genre paintings style. Pollock was and influential American painter, particularly on abstract expressionist movement. He was known for a unique style with drip painting."