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October 31, 2015

ARTILLERY, POP AUSTIN

Artillery: A satellite exhibition at the F1 track featuring Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Micky Hoogendijk. See details below…

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POP AUSTIN International Art Show

October 23rd 2015 – 10:00am
Price: 40.00

POP AUSTIN, one of the most exciting contemporary art events to ever take place in Austin, Texas, returns for its second year. The show will take place during the United States Grand Prix Formula One weekend Oct. 22 to 25 at Fair Market located at 1100 East 5th St., Austin, Texas 78702. This year’s show is called “ILLUMINATION” and will feature several light-based artists from around the world. The weekend will kick off with a ticketed VIP Opening Party on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 8 to 11 p.m. for art enthusiasts, collectors and sponsors. POP AUSTIN will remain open to the public on Friday, Oct. 23, Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Tickets for regular show hours over the weekend are $40 per person and children 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult. Tickets for the VIP opening night event are $200 per person. Tickets can be purchased at www.popaustin.com/tickets. For additional information, please see: www.popaustin.com.  The United Nations named 2015 as the “International Year of Light.” In celebration, “Illumination” will feature a number of light-based works by celebrated artists such as Carlo Bernardini, Hans Kotter, Jeongmoon Choi, Nonotak and Adela Andea, among others from around the world. Select local Austin artists will be featured in the show and works will be shipped in from Europe, Asia, New York and Los Angeles. The works and installations will provide an interactive and immersive atmosphere for guests of all ages.  This year, POP AUSTIN is also thrilled to announce an official 2015 partnership with Circuit of The Americas. In addition to the downtown light-based art show “Illumination”, POP will host a satellite show for all ticket holders at the 2015 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix race weekend. The satellite art show will feature the works of many celebrated artists including Andy Warhol, Richard Orlinski, Micky Hoogendijk, Desire Obtain Cherish, Shane Guffogg and several more to be announced.  Last year’s inaugural POP AUSTIN event saw over 4,800 visitors over the weekend including 1,600 on the VIP opening night. The show included art from over 12 countries featuring artists such as Andy Warhol, Takashi Murakami, Gao Brothers, Gerard Rancinan, Mr. Brainwash and Massimo Vitali among many others, as well as local Austin artists Bale Creek Allen, Jason Archer and Todd Sanders.  For more info, see www.popaustin.com