Currently in Madrid, Ellipse of Passage is showing at Galería Javier López & Fer Francés, timed to coincide with this year’s ARCOmadrid. The exhibition from Phil Frost is a followup to his 2014 solo (covered) with the gallery with some previously unseen works that once again features the gritty visual language he honed to perfection while coming up in the early NY graffiti scene. Included in the body of work are some medium to large sized paintings, covered in Frost’s familiar tiki form and patterns and […]
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Last week, fans of Phil Frost in Madrid saw the opening of Intuitive Mathematics, a solo showing at Galeria Javier Lopez and his first in Spain. Seen were large scale works as well as found objects that were painted over with his recognizable aesthetic, something he calls “intuitive perceptive portraiture.” Layers upon layers of typographical and geometric shapes flow in repeating patterns that he honed to perfection over time with mark-making on the streets. More photos below… Photo credit: Guillotine. Discuss Phil Frost here.
On 26th of November, Galeria Javier Lopez in Madrid will open a solo show by legendary artist, Phil Frost. Intuitive Mathematics will include all new, previously unseen works that New York-based painter has been working since his last show solo show in 2013. Frost refers to his works as “intuitive perceptive portraiture” which is where the title of the show was derived. In this case, mathematics is process of layering and multiplying his signature elements, in order to create his iconic imagery. His recognizable aesthetics include layers of flat white mask-like forms that are […]
Last Thursday, Javier Lopez Gallery, presented the Knock Knock group show exhibition to fans in Spain. It featured works from contemporary artists whose work is influenced by comics like Kaws, Faile, Yoshitomo Nara, and comic artists themselves like Vanderbroucke & El Roto as well as underground comic visionaries, Robert Crumb, or graphic novel artists like Art Spiegelman and Chris Ware. In the upper floor of this wonderful gallery located in the outskirts of Madrid, there was a simple and amazing Snoopy Kaws acrylic on board right next to […]
One of the first booths you saw on entrance to this year’s Los Angeles Art Fair was occupied by the ACE Gallery. The large booth was stocked with prime examples of work from many of the artists that show with them including Justin Bower (seen above), Laurie Lipton, Phil Frost, Date Farmers and more. Check out the rest of our coverage of the fair here.
It’s been a while since we have seen a large body of work come together for Phil Frost (see LA 2010). On July 20th, fans of the New York-based artist will be able to take in a new solo show at the official opening of The Solace of the Sword at Ace Gallery in Los Angeles. Installed throughout the spacious gallery will be Frost’s found object and canvas pieces covered in his multi-layered typography, visual symbology, and bold graphics. Take a look at some preview […]
It’s not often that you see work from Phil Frost available these days, especially at solo shows – with the last we have seen being in 2010 (covered). But, thanks to The Pancake Epidemic, you can now now add some small originals from the NY legend just in time for Christmas. Check out these originals on paper, made from 2005 – 2008, which all feature Frost’s signature patterns and imagery. Head over here for those interested… Discuss Phil Frost here.
Recently, Phil Frost posted up images of a new piece he finished featuring his intricate typographical patterns painted over a T Rex figures. Transferring his technique of layering his signature iconography over found objects onto this large custom, the NY-based artist has created a unique take on the Tyrannosaurus rex, made popular in recent times from the Toy Story movies. Congrats… Discuss Phil Frost here.
Earlier this month, we brought you a preview of uber-collector Selim Varol’s show at me Collectors Room Berlin where a portion of his treasured toys and artwork acquired through the years would be on display. The exhibition opened just this past weekend, and for those in the US celebrating Memorial Day, we thought a glimpse of his USA-themed wall would a good starter image for an update on the setup. Make sure you stop by to see for yourself if you are in the area as […]
First up for this week’s Rewind feature is this video showing Evan Roth’s novel use of spray cans from his Propulsion Painting series (via today and tomorrow). These creations were featured in his recently opened Welcome to Detroit showing at Eastern Michigan University. You can see more footage of the work here if you are interested. Other notable videos include: Stussy visiting David Shrigley’s studio in Glasgow to discuss his artwork. Trailer for Victor Reyes show at Known Gallery. Footage of Piet Dieleman & MOMO collaboration for […]