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Monday, July 20th, 2009

Zevs HK Arrest Update

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Image: Art Statements Gallery

Our friends over at Wooster Collective clued us in to a South China Morning Post video news report (below) concerning the arrest of French artist Zevs in Hong Kong last week, after he and two others decorated the exterior of an Armani store with a signature liquidated Chanel logo. Upon further investigation, we report that SCMP now confirms Zevs’ has pleaded guilty and is out on $HK500 bail. More critical is news that his passport is being held until the case is called to court next month, possibly causing the cancellation of a project planned for New York. Zevs’ Liquidated Logos exhibit at Hong Kong based Art Statements Gallery is still running smoothly and continues through Sept 30.


Video: SCMP

Posted by ATARMS | Filed in Artist Talk, Asia, Legal


One Response to “Zevs HK Arrest Update”

  1. August 6th, 2009 at 9:15 pm

    the art collectors » Zevz Fined $870,000 by Hong Kong Gov. said:

    [...] being arrested and detained in Hong Kong last month for unlawfully applying one of his signature liquidated Chanel logos to the exterior of [...]



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