We would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming turnout for Contraband 2 and setting a record for both Black Apple and The Sofitel Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. We were truly humbled by the response and are even more inspired to continue to bring these amazing talents to the US and Los Angeles. We also want to give our most sincere thanks to all the participating artists: BEN NAZ , POBEL , SNIK, ERNEST ZACHAREVIC, DOT DOT DOT, JOHN DOE , SEIZER ONE. HARLAND MILLER , MARTIN WHATSON, SANDRA CHEVRIER and OTTO SCHADE . We are already hard at work on our next projects and again want to thank everyone for your continued support!
We are thrilled to announce the exclusive release of Ernest Zacharevic’s “ENJOY” hand stenciled originals at Contraband 2. These unique original artworks were hand sprayed by Ernest himself on his first U.S. visit with us in Los Angeles from Malaysia. These originals were stenciled on 320gsm Coventry Rag paper with deckled edges. Each piece is hand stamped, signed and numbered by the artist. This is a very limited release and is on a first come basis with a limit of one piece per customer. Doors open at 7:00pm.
As if things couldn’t get better… Announcing our Contraband 2 exclusive print release by the great Ben Naz ” LA LOVE”. Ben has created this special very limited and hand finished print especially for Contraband 2. This piece is a 2 color hand pulled screen print on 320gsm Coventry Rag paper with deckled edges, hand finished with two separate spray painted stencils and numbered by the artist. We will have two versions of “LA LOVE”, one hand finished in Gold and one in Silver. These exclusive prints again will be on a first come basis and a limit to one version per customer.
We are thrilled to announce EELUS as an addition to our Contraband 2 show. This great UK talent will be premiering new originals for the first time at the show Aug 8th, just when things seemed they couldn’t get any better.
It’s that time and artists are already landing in LA and hitting the city and the studio with the Black Ops squad. Ernest Zacharevic has been running around with us all week and we are blown away by both his street work and studio creativity. There are going to be amazing gems at this evet. Stay tuned for updates and previews from Ernest and out other featured artists in the street and studio working on Contraband 2 event works. Follow updates live with us on Instagram @BlackAppleArt or click bellow on the icon
Just a teaser at an amazing wood print drop release for Ben Naz “SELFIE” with a few being specially hand finished by Ernest Zacharevic. Really love it when a collab comes together!