Art Shows and Exhibitions curated by Ben Moore
Ben Moore curated the Art Wars Exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in October 2013, which was also displayed across billboard space at Regent's Park underground station to coincide with Frieze. Art Wars is an exhibition of Stormtrooper helmets transformed into works of art by some of the worldʼs leading artists including Damien Hirst, David Bailey, Joana Vascooncelos, Mr.Brainwash, Jason Brooks, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Mat Collishaw, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Hayden Kays, Antony Micallef, Alison Jackson, D*Face, and Ben Moore himself.
Proceeds from the exhibition go to the Missing Tom fund started up by Ben to find his brother Tom who has been missing since 2003.
'STATIONS OF THE CROSS' 6TH MARCH - 17TH APRIL 2014
Art Below presents an exhibition of 20 artists representations of the Passion of Christ in London's St.Marylebone's Parish Church for 40 days, in support of the Missing Tom Fund.
The works were also on display to the public on billboard space across major London Underground Stations.
Artists included Mat Collishaw, Polly Morgan, Sebastian Horsley, Wolfe Lenkiewicz, Antony Micallef, Gavin Nolan, Zavier Ellis and Paul Fryer.
'THATCHERISTIC' APRIL 2013
On the 17th April to co-inside with Margaret Thatcher's funeral, 'Thatcheristic' opened at London's Gallery 'Different'. 10 UK-based artists including Peter Kennard, Harry Pye, Nasser Azam, Johan Andersson, Sarah Maple, Matt Small, and Carne Griffiths
'THE PEACE PROJECT' OCTOBER 2012
'THE PEACE PLINTH' APRIL 2012
'ART IN MOTION' APRIL 2011
Initiated by Ben Moore, Art Wars is an ongoing exhibition of life-sized Stormtrooper helmets that have been transformed into highly collectable pieces of art by some of the most talented artists in the world. ‘Turning the Dark side onto the Art Side’
Art Wars was unveiled at the Saatchi Gallery during Frieze week in October 2013 featuring 20 artists including Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman, David Bailey, Alison Jackson, Joana Vasocncelos, D*Face, Antony Micallef and Mr.Brainwash. Proceeds from the exhibition went to the Missing Tom Fund, set up by Moore to support the ongoing search for his brother Thomas Moore who has been missing since 2003. The sell out exhibition was a massive success attracting media attention world wide and pushing forward the cause and heightening awareness of Missing Tom.
Since 2013 Art Wars have welcomed over 50 new artists to the collection, featured at major International Art Fairs, travelled to Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dubai and Gothenburg Sweden and been showcased across billboard space throughout the London Underground.
'Stations of the Cross' 2014, 2015
'Stations of the Cross' is an exhibition of artists depicting the Passion of Christ in London's St.Marylebone's Parish Church curated by Ben Moore in support of the Missing Tom Fund. The first exhibition was in 2014 and the second was in 2015. Both exhibitions ran for 40 days in the build up to Easter
The works were also on display to the public on billboard space across major London Underground Stations supported by Art Below.
Artists taking part included Mat Collishaw, Polly Morgan, Sebastian Horsley, Wolfe Lenkiewicz, Antony Micallef, Charlie Mackesy, Paul Benney, Robin Mason, Gavin Nolan, Zavier Ellis and Paul Fryer.
'Thatcheristic' April 2013
On the 17th April to co-inside with Margaret Thatcher's funeral, 'Thatcheristic' opened at London's Gallery 'Different'. 10 UK-based artists including Peter Kennard, Harry Pye, Nasser Azam, Johan Andersson, Sarah Maple, Matt Small, and Carne Griffiths have been invited to reveal their depictions in portrait form to the general public. There was controversy surrounding the issue of featuring these works on the London Underground. See Thatcheristic
'The Peace Project' October 2012
'The Peace Project was a collaboration between peace activist and artists including Alison Jackson, Billy Childish, Kennard Phillipps, and Schoony.
The exhibition at London's Gallery 'Different' featured the 'Peace Plinth' which stood on London's Parliament Square from 2009 as a protest against the Iraq / Afghanistan war.
Proceeds raised went to The Halabja Community Playground Project in Northern Iraq. The art works in the show also formed part of Art Below's billboard exhibition at Regent's Park tube station throughout October. See Peace Project
'The Peace Plinth' April 2012
The 'Plinth of Peace', was unveiled in Los Angeles at the opening night of The BritWeek Art Exhibition at the historic Farmers and Merchants Bank on 12 April 2012, coinciding with Downtown LA Art Walk See Peace Project
'Art in Motion' April 2011
Liverpool Street Underground Station, The Future Gallery, Covent Garden
A series of short films showing different artists actually in the process of creating their own work. The Art in Motion Portfolio boasts a range of talent including 'The Three Classicists', Slinkachu, Philip Levine, Schoony and award winning video Artist Max Hattler.
These films were projected on digital projection screens (2 m high x 3.7m wide) on the Westbound Central line platform at Liverpool Street, and at the Future Gallery in Covent Garden. See Art in Motion