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Streets: Ron English – “Badvertisements” @ Welling Court Mural Project

Our friend Ron English just sent us some images from his latest endeavor at the Welling Court Mural Project. Utilizing his classic sarcastic wit, he answers the question “does advertising work on me?” with a series of acerbic yet hilarious ads. There are plenty of other artist involved with the project in Queens such as Chris Stain, Dan Witz, Michael De Feo, Swoon, Gaia, Ellis G., Remi/Rough, Tristan Eaton, Sweet Toof among many others with the opening tomorrow, Saturday, May 22nd from 4-10PM. More pics and […]

Preview: “Art From The New World” (Curated by Corey Helford Gallery) @ Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Something exciting is coming to the UK in the month of May in the shape of “Art from the New World”, an exhibition organized and curated by Los Angeles based Corey Helford Gallery. The exhibit will show a snapshot of the blossoming American new contemporary scene that we at AM love so much and is to be held at the location of last year’s Banksy versus the Bristol Museum – The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. If you’re in the UK, don’t miss this chance […]

Ron English x Slash Hudson “R & FN’ R” Album Cover

Off the heels of news that D*Face designed Christina Aguilera’s new album cover comes more news that Ron English (featured) designed the album cover for Slash’s (of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver fame) solo album.  The album, entitled “R & FN’ R” features a skull and crossbones with a hat, all rendered in classic English style. Also if you look closer, you can see Ron English “angels” worked into the paisley swirls in the background. More detailed views after the jump.

Openings: Last Gasp 40th Anniversary @ 111 Minna

Following LeBasse Project’s SF Pop Up Gallery debut (covered) and Fecal Face Dot Gallery’s Marco Zamora and Derek Albeck show (covered), AM wrapped up a busy and fun-filled night on the town by hopping down to 111 Minna for the opening of Last Gasp’s 40th Anniversary. The underground comic purveyor and alternative arts distributor has pulled out all the stops, calling on their extensive roster of freaks, fine artists and everyone in between. With an all star lineup featuring such luminaries as R. Crumb, the […]

Happy Easter! Ron English – The Ascension of Santa Christ

Hope everyone is having a good Easter! Ron English (featured) was in Colorado Springs yesterday and sent us this video of him launching “Santa Christ”. A funny and strange play on this holiday… could it be his spin on the joke: “Who gets to cross first at the Stop Sign when there’s the Easter Bunny, Santa Clause, and the perfect…” Enjoy the video. Discuss Ron English here.

Releases: Ron English x Toy Tokyo x Secret Base

Following his several previous, and now mostly sold out, releases with Secret Base and Toy Tokyo, Ron English (covered) returns with yet another version of his now classic McSuperSized figure. This time around Ronald (McDonald, not English) sports a white/purple/green and clear colorway and is available through ARMTH’s Zozotown store, available now. More pictures after the jump.

Openings: Manifest Equality – Los Angeles

Manifest Equality (previewed), the latest brainchild of the good people who brought us the Manifest Hope shows (covered), opened this week in the trendy Hollywood and Vine area of Los Angeles.  Featuring a full lineup of some of our favorite artists, Manifest Equality has successfully created another well curated and ambitious show, this time around focusing on the themes of Equality, Justice, Civil Rights, Respect, Unity and Love. With artworks donated by such artists as Barry McGee, Swoon, Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Gary Baseman, Clare […]

Preview: Manifest Equality – Pop Up Show

Some of you may remember our coverage from DC during inauguration week where Shepard Fairey sponsored a pop up show called Manifest Hope. The show was a roaring success drawing together artists from across the nation in their support of the Obama campaign and it’s creation of “Hope.” Now, the show has transitioned to a new theme of equality and it’s next stop is Los Angeles. Manifest Equality enlists another stellar group of artist such as Barry McGee, El Mac, Clare Rojas, Gary Baseman, Tim […]

Openings: Five-Year Anniversary Group Exhibition @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

This past weekend, Jonathan LeVine opened their five-year anniversary group show, featuring works from an extensive list of artists who have been instrumental in the New York gallery’s success, including Adam Wallacavage, AJ Fosik, Andrew Brandou, Andy Kehoe, Blek le Rat, Chris Mars, Dan Witz, Date Farmers, Dave Cooper, Doze Green, Eric White, Erik Mark Sandberg, Esao Andrews, Gary Baseman, Gary Taxali, Invader, Isabel Samaras, James Jean, Jeff Soto, Jim Houser, Josh Agle (aka Shag), Kathy Staico Schorr, Mark Dean Veca, Miss Van, Natalia Fabia, […]

Video: Ron English x Homer Simpson x Jackson Pollock

Tonight, The Simpsons will air their 450th episode and with it, the award winning and and groundbreaking show will also celebrate their 20th anniversary. To commemorate this, after the show, there will be a hour-long documentary, The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice! featuring interviews with cast, creators and fans AND presumably this commissioned painting from Ron English (featured) will somehow be part of it. Take a look at this pretty cool time-lapse above as English does his thing depicting Homer getting jiggy […]