In celebration of the Max Original series Warrior Season 3, Max partnered with multicultural artists to create murals with iconic images of Bruce Lee in front of elements bridging the gap between Chinese and American history. These murals are not only larger than life, they are interactive and can be located in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
“Seeing Warrior return for our 3rd season during this 50th anniversary year for my father is just the ultimate celebration of his legacy,” said Shannon Lee, Executive Producer on Max’s Warrior and president of the Bruce Lee Foundation. “I couldn’t be more proud of our show, our cast, our crew, and the impact our show continues to have and the entertainment it continues to serve up and celebrating through art and interactivity in 3 cities across the country all at once is just an amazing way for a lot of people to get in on the fun!”
Each mural was unveiled in-person yesterday with talent including Shannon Lee, Olivia Cheng, Perry Yung, Dianne Doan, and Andrew Koji in attendance. The murals are interactable using web-based augmented reality (AR) technology that involves a simple scan of the QR code embedded in the artwork, which will provide an AR experience that brings fans into the world of Warrior and shows off some of the historic weapons from the show in 3-D along with a preview of Warrior Season 3.
Address: 149 Hester Street, New York, NY
Talent: Andrew Koji and Perry Yung
Muralist: Vincent Ballantine
Vincent Ballentine is a multi-disciplined visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY with a degree in film and education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and continued study in illustration and motion graphics at Cleveland Institute of Art.
As a freelance artist, Vincent has traveled internationally and been commissioned to create work for the likes of the NCAA, MTV, BET, and festivals such as Wall Therapy, O-positive and Meeting of Styles in Germany.
Thriving through personal and artistic growth, Vincent aims to contribute his brand of style and vision to the art community through mentorship and youth guidance.
Address: 1200 S Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA
Talent: Dianne Doan
Muralist: Swank One
“SWANK” is a Los Angeles-based artist and designer affiliated with the Seeking Heaven Crew. SWANK is renowned for his ability to push the technical boundaries of spray can painting by creating highly articulated, detailed and original works of art. Not limited to his artistic prowess, he also manufactures and distributes his own line of aerosol painting tools and accessories. Of Thai descent, SWANK was born in the vibrant East Hollywood area and raised in a neighborhood along the concrete banks of the LA River. SWANK was a latchkey child of the 90s and his upbringing was shaped by skateboarding, tagging, afternoon cartoons, and the local convenience store cuisine. He later pursued his interest in an art career by completing design college to further hone his creative skills. He still resides in Los Angeles.
Address: 965 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA
Talent: Shannon Lee and Olivia Cheng
Muralist: Vogue + Agana
Vogue is one of the most highly skilled spray can artists in the Bay Area and has been painting murals and spray can art for over thirty years. He is widely regarded as one of the top muralists in the Bay Area to come out of the graffiti art scene. Vogue is Chinese-American, and is deeply rooted in the Bay Area mural community. Highly detailed photorealism with a can is his specialty, but he has a wide range of styles and techniques in his arsenal.
Known to the world as Agana, Vanessa Solari Espinoza is a multi-dimensional contemporary mural artist. Of Venezuelan descent and hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Agana gives public walls life with her iconic pictorial imagery, bold aesthetics and bursting colors. Agana combines figurative work with letter forms and colorful graphics to create vibrant public murals. At the intersections of street art, graffiti and her fine art practice, Agana addresses issues of social justice, community and empowerment in her art and her community work.
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