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French artist OAKOAK is in Chicago for his debut US solo show "Let's Play", which runs October 3rd-31st at Vertical Gallery.

French artist OAKOAK is in Chicago for his debut US solo show “Let’s Play”, which runs October 3rd-31st at Vertical Gallery. OAKOAK transforms mundane objects using cleverly placed, humorous drawings. He has an eye for details that most ignore, and creates innovative scenes with his street art interventions. Here’s some of what he’s been up to during his time in Chicago. These cheeky new pieces have been popping up in Chicago in preparation for the show’s opening reception Saturday evening.
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OAKOAK’s work for Threadless in Chicago

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Josh Reich

About Josh Reich

My introduction to art and street art was mostly through album artwork. I was drawn to Futura 2000 (via UNKLE), Steve "Espo" Powers (Tommy Guerro), Paul Insect (DJ Shadow), and Bansky (Blur) before I even knew what street art was. Spray paint is banned in my home town of Chicago, so the internet became my portal to the world as I leaned about amazing artists creating on walls all around the globe. My day job is in music, but I continue to have a strong passion and respect for artists of all mediums.