A couple nights ago, Erik Parker’s new show opened at Mary Boone Gallery’s 5th Avenue space in New York. New Soul is a fresh body of work dominated by the locally-based artist’s series of tondos, his first time working with circular canvases. Utilizing his signature saturated palette, Parker has created lush landscapes with pools of water framed with vegetations spilling from the edges, with the view offered like peering into a hidden cartoon paradise. Also seen in the selection of works are face paintings, augmented […]
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After hosting a solo show by Tomoo Gokita last year (covered), Bill Brady picked three artists for a small group showing during this year’s Basel Week Miami. Fountain Of Youth includes very different but exciting works by Greg Bogin, Tony Matelli & Erik Parker and opened on November 29th. With their diverse artistic expressions and the eclectic mix of mediums and techniques used, the artists are showing the beauty and strength of contemporary art. Parker’s large paintings mix collage and painting, creating almost psychedelic images that work both […]
Recently, Paul Kasmin Shop released a set of three New Kawela surfboards designed by Erik Parker, hand shaped by Rockaway legend Joe Falcone for Pilgrim Surf + Supply and glassed by Sean Brewer. Offered in three different shapes (Egg Shape Single Fin, Rocket Fish, and Micro Fish), each limited edition board is custom made and will cost $3500. Featuring a beach motif and vibrant palette from the New York-based artists 2014 painting New Kawela Bay, they can be added to your collection by heading here. Seen below […]
A couple weeks ago, the 297 Tenth Avenue location of Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York hosted the opening reception for Undertow, Erik Parker’s new solo show. Drawing from a wide range of influences, the locally-based artist arranges these elements into complex compositions that become greater than the sum of its parts. The highly saturated palette as well as shaped canvases further accent his imagery, a commentary on the “world’s current political, social, and economic landscapes.” Discuss Erik Parker here.
Tonight at the 297 Tenth Avenue location of Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York, Erik Parker’s exhibition entitled Undertow will be open its doors to the public. For his third solo with the Chelsea showspace, the locally based artist has prepared works rendered with a highly saturated palette that continue to explore the world’s current political, social, and economic landscapes. As you can see from the preview images below, he will also be introducing some shaped canvases that add an extra narrative to his imagery.
On November 21, Appropriate Disruption opened at Jacob Lewis Gallery in New York. The show revolves around a theme of appropriation and features the intricate works of Rina Banerjee, Reza Farkhondeh, the always incredible How and Nosm, Austin Lee, Erik Parker, Emilio Perez and the infamous, Kenny Scharf (seen above). The works will be on view until Saturday, December 20 so if you hurry, you can still catch it.
Summer has been heating up and of all the group shows popping up as everyone enters the break before fall – Bill Brady in Kansas City has some of the most hotness with a four person showcase. Entitled OK, I’ll Rename It, this exhibition puts together four artistic peers that have shown together in various combinations of galleries & group shows, but this marks the first time Erik Parker, KAWS, Todd “REAS” James and Tomoo Gokita have shared the stage for a smashing demonstration of their creativity. Check […]
Showing through April 20th at The Hole, Chicken or Beef is a group exhibition assembled by Danish curator Jesper Elg (co – founder and director of V1 Gallery in Copenhagen). The Transatlantic survey of figurative painting in Europe and America is named after the ubiquitous question posed on transatlantic flights and features many names that will be familiar to readers of AM as well as some new artists. Take a look at our photos of the work from a roster that includes Allison Schulnik, Anders Oinonen, Anna Bjerger, Antonio Ballester Moreno, […]
Erik Parker recently launch an brand new series with Pace Prints. Entitled Upswing Dub Project, the Brooklyn-based painter held his inaugural exhibition with the famed print gallery. Working for months to create this unique body of monoprints at Pace’s Brooklyn studios (featured), Erik fused some old and new concepts for this exhibition, and created some visual gems that kept our eyes constantly amused. From hip-hop and pop amalgamations to still life compositions utilizing black-light reactive inks to compliment his psychedelic painting style, Erik shows us […]
This week, painter Erik Parker will unveil a new series of monoprints at New York’s Pace Prints. Entitled Upswing Dub Project, this show will be Erik’s inaugural exhibition at the iconic space. Utilizing his unique painting style and compositions, Mr. Parker collages rarities and other “miscreations” from his storied repertoire in this creative body of works. The show opens March 7th with an opening reception with the artist from 6-8pm.