BAPE GALLERY™, the art branch of A BATHING APE®, was founded in 2002 as a diverse creative space to showcase advances and innovations in contemporary cross-media art by bridging fashion and art, culture, and music. BAPE GALLERY™ is also a hub that inspires emerging artists from different social, cultural, and creative backgrounds.
Over the last 20 years, BAPE GALLERY™ has worked and exhibited with internationally renowned artists, designers, and creatives to drive towards a culturally and artistically diverse contemporary space, collaborating with the likes of Hajime Sorayama, KAWS, FUTURA, STASH, Tetsu Nishiyama, Takahiro Miyashita, and more.
To celebrate 30 years of BAPE®, the gallery invites 12 up-and-coming and established artists from around the world to create 16 never-before-seen artworks that highlight the monumental influence of the brand as a cultural mainstay.
The exhibition premiers in Beijing Parkview Green, Chaoyang District from 12 January to 30 June 2023. It is a fashion-and-art experience spanning 5,200 sq. ft. across two stories, the Beijing exhibition is divided into several zones. Featuring physical and digital artworks, special edition art toys, homeware and furniture, classic and new season clothing and sneakers, and more, BAPE GALLERY™ brings into focus the past, present and future of BAPE®.
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