To kick off the launch of his Listen and Learn app, Jeremy Fish (featured) has illustrated (in black Sharpie) on the back of a brand new iPad 2, which is being given away on Upper Playground’s Facebook Page. To enter the contest, simply include your email address in the contest link on the lower left side of the page. One winner at random will the customized iPad 2. Today is the last day to enter. Discuss Jeremy Fish here.
Tag Archives: Low Brow & Pop Surrealism
Next month in Texas, Colin Christian (interviewed) will be sharing some of his sculptural work at the International Museum of Art and Science in Texas. On display will be 20 of his fiberglass cyber-erotic and fetish-inspired creations including this 4 x 4.5 feet piece seen above entitled Outsourced. Don’t miss this showing if you are in the area on January 26th. Discuss Colin Christian here.
On January 5th, the P·P·O·W Gallery in New York will be hosting new work from the New York based Thomas Woodruff where he is also the Chairman of the Illustration and Cartooning Departments at the School of Visual Arts. The paintings for the show collectively entitled The Four Temperaments Variations were inspired by the theories of Hippocrates, when it was believed everyone’s body and mind were controlled by four different, mysterious, colored fluids – Sanguinic, Choleric, Melancholic, and Phlegmatic – where any imbalance in these fluids […]
Next February in Los Angeles, Josh Agle aka SHAG will be presenting a new body of work at the Corey Helford Gallery, site of his solo (covered) at the end of 2009. It looks like animal costumes and hijinks will ensue when Animal Kingdom opens with paintings all created in his retro-chic fashion. Discuss SHAG here.
After an impressive showing in New York during the month of October where he elevated the complexity and creativity of his sculptural pieces to the next level, AJ Fosik has now decided to share his work with the people of Paris. On view until the middle of January, this new show at Galerie LJ features his intricately constructed wooden beasts put together in his signature style. More photos via Streetartnews after the jump…
Opening on January 14th at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, Punk Rock Rainbow Sparkle will represent Natalia Fabia’s (interviewed) debut solo exhibition in New York. For those of you who know Natalia and her paintings, you will recognize that the title of the show references the very essence of her work. Regarding the show, she states – “Punk rock is one of my true loves. Punk to me is an attitude, a lifestyle. Punk is a middle finger, punk is do-it-yourself, do what you want. It’s a kind […]
Shepard Fairey is among the artists that have work in the Police Brutality Coloring Book. An interview with Askew. Tyke/Witnes and Dabs & Myla paint a wall in Miami – caught on video. Man accused of removing Banksy work off wall and putting on eBay for £17,000. LA Weekly’s top ten street art and graffiti stories of 2011. Guess what’s number one? JR, Jacob Kassay, Aurel Schmidt, and Sam Falls, among Forbes’ 30 Under 30: Art & Design. More MBW and Banksy speculation, including accusation […]
Leave it to Ron English (featured) to have an irreverent take on the holiday season. He has taken the familiar symbol of the the Christian faith, the crucifix, and melded it with the more secular representation of Christmas – Santa Claus. Discuss Ron English here.
It’s been almost a year and a half since Eric Joyner (interviewed) last had a solo show (covered). So, fans of his signature robots and donuts will be happy to hear that his next body of work, entitled It’s A Jungle Out There, will be will be on display at the Corey Helford Gallery starting January 21st. It looks like his robots characters will be encountering some creatures of the great outdoors… Discuss Eric Joyner here.
After returning from Miami and the festivities of Art Basel Week, Tim Biskup (featured) headed over to The Standard Hotel in Hollywood to work on a new project. For his second stint as the designer of the installation at the glass vitrine space (see his first here) behind the front desk, Tim decided to utilize his signature pixelated motif in the background wall and foreground glass as well as some abstract twining hangings scattered about the hotel lobby all centered on the theme of an upside […]