OBEY x San Diego x MCA SD

July 19, 2010

The crew and I went down to San Diego last week to do some murals and attend the “Viva La Revolucion” show at SD MoCA. With the help of Nic, Dan, and Spencer, I did my largest all painted mural of the Burmese Monk at 30 feet high. We also did a huge mural on 5th in Hillcrest, and a couple stenciled large icons around. It was a nice way to return to San Diego after having to deal with a good bit of police harassment when I lived there from 96-01. I was on probation there until recently for putting one sticker up! Almost all the artists in the show did outdoor works, which is a big deal for the very clean and conservative city of San Diego. Of course, the younger crowd which the city seems to ignore, was enthusiastically supportive and showed up to the museum opening in record numbers. Maybe San Diego will recognize the positive impact a show like this makes upon the creative community and community at large. Check it out if you are in SD. Thanks to Pedro Alonzo, curator of the exhibition for his hard work, and to all my SD friends for coming to say hello. Photos by Geoff Hargadon.

Viva La Revolucion: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape
July 18, 2010 – Jan 02, 2011
MCASD Downtown, Jacobs Building

View the Exhibition and Other Outdoor Installations at http://www.mcasd.org/vivalarevolucion/