Sneak Peek: Ron English "Popagandastan" @ Corey Helford Gallery, opening October 26, 2013

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Our good friend and 2x Juxtapoz cover artist (most recently the November 2012 Political Art issue, a real gem if you ask us) is about to showcase a new series of paintings, Popagandastan, at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City this October 26, 2013. Just in time for Halloween. And US general elections. And sometimes the world needs English to critique and make it better through his paintings.

Ron English x Slash sculpture

Street Art // Monday, April 01, 2013
With a hefty price tag of  $7,500 and limited to just 10, this fiberglass bust collaboration between artist, Ron English and Guns & Roses guitarist, Slash is not as easily attainable as lets say a happy meal toy? English worked with Slash to create his recent album cover art for “SLASH & Friends” and with this bust the artist interpreted SLASH’s iconic skull with a top hat. The pieces were made in collaboration with Hong Kong’s prestigious sculpture house, Garage Works, and if you have a large wad of money burning a hole in your pocket then go for it! 

Ron English, November 2012

Vault // Monday, March 04, 2013
What can I do to change the world? I’m no folk singer! (paraphrased from Bill Maher)  

IN L.A.: Crucifixion group show @ Corey Helford Gallery

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 18, 2012
We stopped by Corey Helford Gallery for their latest exhibition “Crucifixion,” a group exhibition inspired by the images and symbolic influence of the crucifixion. The exhibition features new works from Glenn Barr, Ray Caesar, Victor Castillo, Ron English, Natalia Fabia, Korin Faught, Sarah Folkman, Nancy Fouts, Eric Joyner, Benjamin Bryce Kelley, Maria Kreyn, Marco Mazzoni, Buff Monster, Annie Owens, Michael Page, Chris Pugliese, Candice Tripp, Mark Dean Veca, Nicola Verlato, Tom Neely, Lola, Tom Bagshaw, and Amy Sol.

Opening: Ron English "Crucial Fiction" @ Opera Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Crucial Fiction, is the name of the new solo show of Ron English in New York City at Opera Gallery. After some delayed caused by hurricane Sandy, we finally could look closely to his new series of paintings that address a fantastical question: What might happen if a 50 year old man created what his 8-year old self wanted: a world of cowboys, indians, and a large group of very strange disposable heroes?

Ron English "Crucial Fiction" @ Opera Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Due to superstorm Sandy, Ron English had his new solo show at Opera Gallery in NYC, Crucial Fiction, delayed to Friday, November 9, 2012. As we asked Ron to set the tone for the election season by curating our November Politics and Art issue, we can't wait to see his new body of work open shop in NYC. 

Ron English's "Temper Tot" in New York

Street Art // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Our November issue curator, Ron English, has painted a giant green muscular baby or as the artist labels it “Temper Tot” on the side of a building in New York making it his first mural in the city in almost 25 years.  The impossible to miss green figure was painted in Little Italy and created in conjunction with the New York Comedy Festival that starts tomorrow running through Saturday.

Preview: Ron English "Crucial Fiction" @ Opera Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 25, 2012
November 2012 cover artist and curator Ron English is set to open a new solo show, Crucial Fiction, at Opera Gallery in NYC on November 2, 2012. Just in time for the elections, Mr. English. As he notes, "...Give me your imagination, and I'll give you my skills." We're in.

Feature: Shepard Fairey in Conversation with Ron English

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 19, 2012
In conjunction with Shepard Fairey opening a new exhibition, Sound & Vision, at Stolenspace in London tonight (and officially, Saturday, October 20), we wanted to publish our recent feature on Shepard from our current November 2012 Politics & Art issue. In conversation with Ron English at the end of August, the interview is a candid talk from two artists who have helped shape a dialgoue of modern politics and art, and have helped foster contemporary street art.

Issue Preview: November 2012 Art & Politics curated by Ron English

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
'Tis the season. No, we don't mean holiday cheer, we mean the Political Season, a time of undecideds, debates, and campaign trails. Juxtapoz is in a similar mood, and we brought legendary fine artist and political satirist Ron English to our November 2012 issue to have him curate our special examination of Politics & Art in 2012.

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