A brand new selection of helmets are now available to buy online through Paddle8 – please visit https://paddle8.com/auction/art-wars/ for further details.
Bidding will close on May 25th at 5:00 PM EST.


Art Wars is pleased to partner with Paddle8 for our online charity auction.

London-based art initiative Art Wars travels to Miami and Los Angeles this December to unveil 20 brand new works by emerging and established artists.
Eight of the helmets will be unveiled at the Red Dot Art Fair as part of Miami Art Week (6 – 10 December). Then to coincide with the opening of Star Wars ‘The Last Jedi’ the entire collection will go on show at Sur Le Mur Gallery (SLM) in West Hollywood Los Angeles where Art Wars curator Ben Moore has teamed up with SLM gallery director Megan Philips to add some of LA’s finest artists to the mix.

Red Dot Miami
1700 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 6 – 10 December 2017

Sur Le Mur Gallery – LA
Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave, Suite B260
Blue Building, Second Floor, West Hollywood, Los Angeles
14 – 21 December 2017

8th – 22nd December

To coincide with the launch of the latest Star Wars film Rogue 1 – eight emerging and established artists, including Sir Anish Kapoor, have each embellished a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet with a unique design.
The participating artists Sir Anish Kapoor C.B.E., D*Face, Dan Baldwin, Carne Griffiths, Agnetha Sjogren, Polina Vasenkova, Schoony and Miranda Donovan, were each been given a stormtrooper helmet with the instructions from Art Wars curator, Ben Moore, to “Turn the Dark Side into the Art side.”


 2nd – 28th February 2016

Private View: Tuesday 2nd February, 6pm-10pm

Venue: Spies Society Members Club, South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, Moorgate, London EC2M 2AF.


27th – 31st January 2016

Art Wars travels to Los Angeles where we have a ‘presence’ at the Art Unified Booth at the LA Art Show

January 27 – 31, 2016 | L.A. Convention Center, WEST HALL.


7th January 2016

Hewlett Packard Star Wars Themed party

Surrender Nightclub – 3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109


18th December 2015 – 17th January 2016

As the hotly-anticipated latest addition in the Star Wars franchise opens in cinemas across UK, London based art curators Ben Moore and Sara Wade unveil a retrospective exhibition ‘Art Wars’ in the heart of Mayfair.

Opening on 17th December, at 18 Hertford Street, Mayfair, ‘Art Wars Mayfair’ will give visitors insight into nearly ten years of art in an ongoing collaboration with some of the best minds in the art world as they fuse Star Wars culture with their own artistic twist and trade mark style.

Artists include Mr.Brainwash, James Mylne, Hayden Kays, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Alison Jackson and Joe Rush.


17th JANUARY – 29th MARCH 2015

ART WARS SWEDEN, 17th January – 29th March 2015.
3:e Våningen Art Centre, Carnegie sugar refinery, GOTHENBURG.

Curated by Ben Moore and Olof Persson.

Artists taking part: Charlotte Gyllenhammar, Makode Linde, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Carolina Falkholt, Tobias Bernstrup, Bea Szenfeld, Peter Johansson, Linda Spåman, Johannes Nyholm, Maria Miesenberger, Christian Partos, Elin Wikström, Dorna Shahabeddin Aslanzadeh, Acéphale, Andreas R Andersson, Sara Lo Af Ekenstam, Pål Svensson, Radmila Knezevic, Agnetha Sjögren, Erik Berglin



A selection of  new artists, including Mr.Brainwash, Inkie, RYCA, Joe Rush, Elmo Hood, Schoony, Nancy Fouts and Craig Davison have transformed ‘the dark side into the art side’ to be unveiled at this year’s Moniker Art Fair. Curated by Ben Moore these artists have been specially invited to fulfil the ‘urban vibe’ that is epitomised in the Moniker Art Fair. 



Curated by Ben Moore, Art Wars is an exhibition of Stormtrooper helmets that have been left at the mercy of some of the best the art world has to offer, including Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Mr Brainwash, D*Face and Joana Vasconcelos.

Art Wars was unveiled at the Saatchi Gallery in October 2013, and was showcased on billboard posters by Art Below throughout Regent’s Park Station for the whole month.

2013 marks the 10th year that Ben’s brother Tom has been missing. Proceeds from the Art Wars exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery and auction go to the ‘Missing Tom’ fund, which was started up specifically to raise money to support the search for Thomas Moore.




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