Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Champagne Tigers Exhibition Pays Tribute to Wu-Tang Clan

By AJ Kiyoizumi
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00 AM

click to enlarge Dana James' Ghostface Killah - LEQUIVIVE GALLERY
  • LeQuiVive Gallery
  • Dana James' Ghostface Killah
Wu-Tang fans are cultic, die-hard, and some of the best in the world. From food art to Christmas sweaters, the Killer Bee aesthetic is always respected. Fans have even tried to crowd-fund the millions of dollars needed to purchase their secret album, The Wu- Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, of which only one copy in the world exists. If you’re not a fan of Wu-Tang Clan, there’s a strong chance you are in the minority.

Enter the Wu-Tang-inspired art for the newest exhibition at LeQuiVive Gallery on Webster St. Titled Champagne Tigers, the show, not to be confused with mere fan art, will take over starting on September 26th.
The group show features Bay Area talent such as John Felix Arnold III, whose fantastic pen illustrations on mixed wood panels have landed him a solo show at Fecal Face Gallery in San Francisco next month. His styles parallel the conviction and delivery of the kung-fu theatrics that make up the signature Wu-Tang attitude.

Other artists include Ken Davis, Mark Pricks, Sean Gillespie, Dana James, and Hunter de La Ghetto, who has previously created work that ties together the worlds of art and hip-hop.

Fans can make it a true Wu-Tang weekend and head over to The Warfield in San Francisco on Saturday for the group’s tour.

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