Brooklyn-based artists Skewville, twin brothers Ad and Droo, rose to fame in the 90s with their sneaker-based street interventions. Using plywood, they created fake sneakers and tossed them over telephone lines. Over time, the duo refined their version of urban art to finely mix influences from graffiti, fashion, and newer forms of public art. They hit SF this weekend for a show of fresh material at White Walls Gallery, simply named Playground Tactics.
Curated by Tova Lobatz, Playground Tactics features approximately 30 pieces and one installation. Themed around the idea of an old school playground, the exhibition translates popular urban imagery to the gallery setting with seamless and inventive incorporation of found objects, paint, and vintage electronics. It is as much about adolescents as it is about the flavor of city life.
The exhibition will be on view through February 4, 2011.
White Walls Gallery, 839 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA
Continue on to check out highlights from Playground Tactics.