We need to come up with a new category regarding the intersection of fine art and street art. The line has been blurred. Obliterated. When a collection of Banksy pieces goes for six-figures at Sotheby’s, it is a new game.
Initially recognised for his multi-layer street stencils and posters, Meggs has become a well respected member of Australia’s street art culture. With a background of graffiti, skateboarding, heavy metal and graphic design Meggs has developed his painting skills from street to galleries with a mixture of aerosol based character work and stencil based expressive canvases.
New Balance recently profiled him in a 3-part video series on their site. Good stuff.