Medium
GATS

Oakland, CA-based street artist GATS (an acronym for “graffiti against the system”) is an international graffiti legend, creating outdoor art in places that reach as far as Palestine, the Philippines and Rome. Known for the iconic mask seen predominately throughout the artist’s work, the face of GATS can often be spotted peering out from an alley way or stretched across a rooftop, greeting passerby's with it’s all-seeing gaze. Representing a sense of duality, GATS’ iconic totem has been filled with intricate insignia over the years, speaking to the artist’s personal reflections.

Selected exhibitions
2020
GATS - "A Familiar Face"Hashimoto Contemporary
2017
GATS: Against the GrainHashimoto Contemporary
GATS: Against the GrainSpoke Art
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GATS

Wharf No. 1, 2017

Enamel on vintage No Trespassing sign taken from the GATS warehouse. Mounted on driftwood.
48 × 33 × 4 in
121.9 × 83.8 × 10.2 cm
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Location
San Francisco, New York
Medium
GATS

Oakland, CA-based street artist GATS (an acronym for “graffiti against the system”) is an international graffiti legend, creating outdoor art in places that reach as far as Palestine, the Philippines and Rome. Known for the iconic mask seen predominately throughout the artist’s work, the face of GATS can often be spotted peering out from an alley way or stretched across a rooftop, greeting passerby's with it’s all-seeing gaze. Representing a sense of duality, GATS’ iconic totem has been filled with intricate insignia over the years, speaking to the artist’s personal reflections.

Selected exhibitions (3)
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