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An interview with Andrew McAttee by Cedric Bardawil

Cedric Bardawil: How did you go from graffiti into studio work, and when did this transition take place? Andrew McAttee: My transformation from graffiti artist to fine artist began to take shape when I was studying at Central Saint Martin’s between 1992 and 1995. During this period I would paint graffiti on walls whilst creating more accepted forms of art on canvas at college, this is also when I developed my knowledge of art and art history. CB: How has your style evolved, and where does your inspiration come from? AM: I think my style has become much more graphic over the years, there has … Continue reading

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Andrew McAttee in the Attic, 25th & 26th of October 2012

We are pleased to announce our next show with Andrew McAttee on the 25th and 26th of October 2012. You may be familiar with Andrew’s work from his early years with Elms Lesters Painting Rooms (1997 – 2007) where he exhibited alongside Ron English, Adam Neate, Space Invader, Dalek and Delta – or perhaps you’ve seen his more recent work for Sony Playstation. Andrew McAttee was recently featured in the London Metro for his upcoming auction at Bonhams Urban Art auction in LA (see excerpt below). What stands out is his brave use of colour, providing the viewer “an imaginative glimpse into another world”, he … Continue reading

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