The Beastie Boys Mike D Curating Art Show

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kholmes | March 14, 2012 - 11:00 pm

[AllHipHop News] The Beastie Boys’ Mike D also known as Michael Diamond will be curating a high end art show in Los Angeles set to debut April 19–May 10.

Dubbed the “Transmission L.A.: AV Club,” the art show will take place at L.A. MOCA and will feature artists work that Mike D sought out while visiting galleries on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

The event is sponsored by Mercedes Benz, and will feature the work of Swedish artist Klara Liden, the Brooklyn art collective Still House and several others, while also debuting the new Mercedes Concept Style Coup.

“I want a place where people can come and hang out. Not some button-up white walls gallery with people to match,” said Mike D told the Wall Street Journal

Jeffrey Deitch, director of L.A. MOCA since 2010, has chosen an icon from the pop-music world to organize the upcoming art and music infused festival.

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