Erotica // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
'Ion Birch was born in 1971 in New York City. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1994. Birch has worked in the mediums of drawing and painting. Often incorporating black humor and caricature, he creates unusual images that evoke poetic narratives, these works involve a high degree of subjectivity and are often cryptic in their meaning. Birch is best known for his graphite on paper works which incorporate phallic symbols and other erotic imagery...'
Erotica // Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Ion Birch, an artist currently living and working in NYC, is perhaps most widely known for his erotic images using graphite on paper. His portrayal of surreal sexual fantasies is humorous, perverse, and beautiful all at once, with a delicate touch that lends a gentle and almost child-like quality to his pieces, as if they arose from an adolescent boy's wet dream.