Home » EVENTS » Currently Reading:

LOLCAT Teh Exhibishun Opening Tomorrow Tuesday 22nd January 2013

January 21, 2013 EVENTS No Comments

20130118 155848 LOLCAT Teh Exhibishun Opening Tomorrow Tuesday 22nd January 2013

23rd January 15th Febuary 2013 36 Windmill Street London W1T 2JT United Kingdom
www.theframersgallery.co.uk

Did you know that as early as the 1870s, British portrait photographer Harry Pointer created a Carte de Visite series featuring felines posed in various situations, to which he added amusing text intended to further enhance their appeal?

It seems our appetite for these images – funny, fascinating, and often downright bizarre – has always been insatiable. But what do these memes say about us? And can we take the LOLCAT phenomenon and elevate it to the level of genuine art?

We’ve brought together an array of cool cats and witty kitties – including graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, animators, and writers. Ignoring the crudely makeshift LOLCAT aesthetic, each of these artists has come up with their unique take on the theme to create a piece of beautiful, amusing and exquisitely crafted LOLCAT art.

The exhibition takes place at The Framers Gallery and 50% of all proceeds are in aid of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Curator: Jenny Theolin / Soapbox & Sons
Host: The Framers Gallery

www.lolcatexhibishun.tumblr.com

KAT & BIRD IZ SERIEZ OV ANIMATD SHORTS ALL BOUT ERRRRR KAT AN BIRD from Soapbox & Sons on Vimeo.

HYPNO-KITTEH from Soapbox & Sons on Vimeo.

PinExt LOLCAT Teh Exhibishun Opening Tomorrow Tuesday 22nd January 2013

FAD NEWS

ART NEWS: Saatchi’s Former PA Launches Art Venture

August 19, 2014

ART NEWS: Saatchi’s Former PA Launches Art Venture

Francesco has teamed up with another former Saatchi employee, Sharrine Scholtz, to launch a gallery-without-walls

ART NEWS: Damien Hirst buys Mansion in London for £34 million.

August 18, 2014

ART NEWS: Damien Hirst buys Mansion in London for £34 million.

Damien Hirst buys Mansion in London for £34 million

Is It Art? FLESH – the infamous gimp suit

August 15, 2014

Is It Art? FLESH – the infamous gimp suit

You have probably heard about the chicken gimp suit and the artists behind it – Lewis G Burton (the man in the suit) and Victor Ivanov (the one who made it).

ART NEWS: Anish Kapoor to collaborate with The Red Arrows.

August 15, 2014

ART NEWS:  Anish Kapoor to collaborate with The Red Arrows.

An exciting collaboration has been announced between leading international artist Anish Kapoor and the Red Arrows

BOOK WITH DANCE MUSIC SOUNDTRACK IS BACK

August 14, 2014

BOOK WITH DANCE MUSIC SOUNDTRACK IS BACK

“TRIP CITY – the cult EDM-centric novel with an original soundtrack by A Guy Called Gerald is re-released after 25 years, with new music from Paul Oakenfold & Autokrtaz…”

ART NEWS: The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Hits Folkestone

August 14, 2014

ART NEWS: The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Hits Folkestone

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Hits Folkestone

ART NEWS: NEW gallery Parafin Announces inaugural exhibition : Hynek Martinec ‘Every Minute You Are Closer to Death ‘

August 14, 2014

ART NEWS: NEW gallery Parafin Announces inaugural exhibition : Hynek Martinec ‘Every Minute You Are Closer to Death ‘

NEW art gallery Parafin have just announced their inaugural exhibition

FAD DAILY

FAD DAILY

To receive daily news on Art Openings, Art Opportunities, Competitions and much more just give us your email below - Its that EASY

ADVERTISING