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AnyForty Charity Group Show: Artist Unveil 24

Sunday ain’t a day of rest in the AnyForty towers, so buckle up and get ready for the unveiling of artist number 24 of the incredible lineup of worldwide artists who’ve donated their time and skills for our AnyForty Charity Group show taking place at 5th Base Gallery, London from July 24th until July 27th, and again, in no particular order, proud to announce another artist AnyForty regulars will be more than aware of, ladies and gentleman it’s…

Philadelphia based Chris B Murray doesn’t need any introduction to the AnyForty die hards, he only came on board the good ship AnyForty in our first Chapter collection, with his incredible space horror tee after we stumbled across his artwork in the underground east coast hip hop scene, dude’s done some incredible stuff for one of our favourite ever mc’s Connecticut artist Apathy and has hooked any one who’s stumbled across his work ever since. Such a incredible style of illustration, always packed with sick little details, but for us, what really blows our mind is the way dude colours his work up, really brings his work alive. We’ve loads of stuff in the pipeline with Chris for the future, he’s already created the cover art for our AnyForty Six book which is dropping in November this year and contains all artwork from 6 full years of artist collaborations, we’re also working on another few top secret bits that will blow your minds. Great artist, great fella and to top it off a complete hip hop geek just like us, we spend most our time chatting about hip hop rather than artwork. Anyway, super stoked to have Chris involved in this great event for a great cause, with Chris and all the other incredible artists really bringing there “A” games, we’re gonna make a truckload full of cash for Calm!


Unveil: AnyForty Versus Chris B.Murray

19th August 2013 | Tags: ,

If you didn’t make it to the preview party at Rokic last week, you might of missed on seeing what’s in the next range, so over the next 7 days we’ll be revealing one collaboration at a time, all from artists who’ve never done a AnyForty design before. First up, our man from Philadelphia, USA… Chris B.Murray and this sick space horror piece! As with all our designs, strictly limited print run, once sold out, sold out for goooooooooooood. So if you love it, get that reminder set on your phone, Wednesday 28th August, hit up and grab one!

Thursday August 15th: AnyForty Versus Volumes Preview Party @ Roktic, Brick Lane, Shoreditch…

Fresh from celebrating 5 years of business with a hugely successful 3 month Boxpark pop up venture, we aren’t wasting any time with what’s left of 2013 and have come crashing through the gates with a brand new collection entitled AnyForty Versus Volumes. Going against industry norm, the we’ve decided to bin off the traditional seasonal drops, and in a brave move have created yearly AnyForty Volumes, split up into quarterly Chapter releases.
The first Chapter is released on Wednesday August 28th, and to celebrate the new format, we have teamed up with cult Brick lane based store and our newest stockists Roktic, to throw a party that showcases each of the 7 artists involved in the new collection and there personal work. Artists involved are Sprinkes (Australia), Greg Mike (USA), Chris B Murray (USA), SPZero76 (UK), Nikki Farquaharson (UK), UltraFry (UK) and Iain Macarthur (UK).
Also on the evening, there will be live art from Bristol based street artist Keith Hopewell aka SPZero76, live beatbox performances by AnyForty family Hobbit & surprise guest friends and free beer supplied by the lovely folks at Desperados.
Part exhibition, part gig, part party, part of you knows you’d be a fool if you miss out. So get along to Roktic, 214 Brick Lane, E1 6SA on Thursday 15th August from 6pm for a hell of a night!