December 2019 

‘Art Wars 9’ opens at London’s Old Brompton Gallery, Kensington on Thursday 12th December with a Private View 6 – 9pm followed up with another celebratory event a week later to coincide with the cinema release of Star Wars 9 on 19th December.

The ‘Art Wars 9’ exhibition presents new and existing star wars inspired art by artists including Mr Brainwash, Alison Jackson, Hayden Kays, UnSilled Worker, Nettie Wakefield, Ben Eine, Philip Colbert, Bran Symondson, Joe Rush, Stuart Semple and Schoony.



Art Wars East

April / May 2018

Art Wars and Hix Art collaborate to present ‘Art Wars East. Opening on March 29th, 2018. It consists of new works by emerging and established artists and will be unveiled and on show until May 18th. Each artist has been provided with a Star Wars Stormtrooper helmet, with the brief of transforming it into a piece of art: ‘Turning the Dark Side into the Art Side.’
Artists include Ben Eine, Joana Vasconcelos, Philip Colbert, Joe Rush, Reeps One, Miranda Donovan, Lauren Baker, Will Teather, Carne Griffiths and Orlanda Broom.

Art Wars Miami & Los Angeles

December 2017

Art Wars travels to Miami and Los Angeles to unveil 20 brand new works by emerging and established artists.

Artists include: Goldie MBE, Ben Eine,Retna, Blek Le Rat, Philip Colbert, Daniel Lismore, Joana Vasconcelos, and Chemical X.

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 then go on show at Sur Le Mur Gallery in West Hollywood Los Angeles to add some of LA’s finest artists to the mix including Risk, Retna, Robert Vargas and Emerson Barrett.


December 2016

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.”

Art Wars South Place

February 2016

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

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


January 2016

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


January 2016

Hewlett Packard Star Wars Themed party

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

Art Wars Mayfair

December 2015 – 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.


January –  March 2015.
3:e Våningen Art Centre, Carnegie sugar refinery, GOTHENBURG.
Curated by Ben Moore and Olof Persson.


Artists Taking Part:

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




October 2014

A selection of  new artists, including RYCA, Joe Rush, Elmo Hood, Schoony, Nancy Fouts and Craig Davison have transformed ‘the dark side into the art side’ to be unveiled at the 2014 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.



Art Wars Dubai

 March – April 2014

MEFCC, Dubai,

Art Wars involved 20 UAE based artists applying their creative flair and individual styles to customise the classic Stormtrooper helmet. Some of the best known artists in the UAE designed creative art pieces that reflected their passions and flair. Artists included Mohammed Abedin,HH Sheikha Wafa Bint Al Maktoum, Mohammed Kanoo, William Navaro, Jalal Luqman, Stephan KK Messam, Mattar Bin Lahej, Liz Ramos Prado and El Seed

‘Art Wars’ at the Other Art Fair,

April 2014

The Other Art Fair,   24-27 April 2014,  Ambika P3, Baker Street, London.


October 2013

Andrew Ainsworth    David Bailey    Mr.Brainwash

Jason Brooks    Jake and Dinos Chapman    Mat Collishaw

Oliver Clegg    D*Face    Matt Farina

Paul Fryer    Damien Hirst    Inkie

Alison Jackson    Hayden Kays     Antony Micallef

Ben Moore    Yinka Shonibare MBE

Bran Symondson    Joana Vasconcelos