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Spirits of the Mountain: New Works from Bigfoot @ Dragatomi

With the second weekend of each month comes another amazing Dragatomi exhibition, with December being no exception. Opening it’s doors on Saturday (December 10th), the legendary Scremento gallery is proud to present “Spirits of the Mountain”, the latest solo show from renowned San Francisco based street artist, Bigfoot.

Featuring a host of new paintings and prints from the man himself, the exhibition will be coinciding with the release of Bigfoot’s first toy since his collaboration with StrangeCo in 2004. Named “Fujisan”, the mountain hugging ape will be available in limited colourways at the event. Sculpted and cast by Brin Berliner, each 8.5″ figure has been hand painted by Bigfoot- our favourites being the four piece Kiss tribute set!

Dragatomi do have plans to release a vinyl production run of the toy, which has been pencilled in for a summer 2012 release. Keep checking their site here for more information.

Originally from New Jersey, Bigfoot fled to California to be closer to big trees. Disassociated from art school and human society, he started writing “Bigfoot” in 1994 in the streets of San Francisco with relentless fury. Working often with house paint and wooden panels, his work depicts the conflict between respect for nature (held by the Bigfoot race) and the destructive agenda of humans. Bigfoot has managed to stay active in society, designing the logo for I-Path shoes and creating his own line of apparel for the Japanese market. -StrangeCo

The Bigfoot vinyl figure was released in 2004 in three color variants; Brown (pictured below) is limited to 350 pieces.

(Bigfoot prints, currently available to purchase on his site here)

(photos- bigfootone)

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