Juxtapoz // Monday, October 03, 2011
Ron English is set to come to Los Angeles for two exhibitions this Fall: English 101 opens at Post No Bills in Venice on October 6, and Seasons in Supurbia opens at Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City on November 19. Post No Bills will have English present prints, hand-finished multiples, toys, sculptures, and sticker packs.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Ron English just sent us this video, the Augmented Reality Advertising Takeover, created by Heavy Projects. In an effort to highlight the individual's lack of autonomy in this arena, Public Ad Campaign (NYC) in collaboration with The Heavy Projects (LA) have begun to explore the potential of augmented reality to reappropriate outdoor commercial signage in order transform, filter, and democratize the messaging in public space.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 28, 2011
The assistant director for Joshua Liner Gallery, Tim Strazza, was recently diagnosed with MS. A group of artists have come together and donated work to be auctioned off to help cover his medical costs. Tonight, July 28th from 7-10 pm at Joshua Liner Gallery in NYC, head over and donate and get some great pieces for a great cause.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 18, 2011
Ron English is currently showing a solo exhibition, Skin Deep: Post-Instinctual Afterthoughts On Psychological Portraiture, at Lazarides Gallery in London. The exhibition is "an exploration of the intersections, discrepancies and synchronicities of personal mythologies on display in our public personas."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 07, 2011
Our London correspondent, Butterfly, made an exlcusive visit to Lazarides Gallery's new print studio in Wapping, London. The studio produces exclusive small run editions, hand finished screenprints, HPMs, and works on paper for artists like Paul Insect, Stanley Donwood, and Conor Harrington, amongst others.
Erotica // Wednesday, June 29, 2011
One of the most prolific and recognizable artists alive today, Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books and television. English coined the term POPaganda to describe his signature mash-up of high and low cultural touchstones, from superhero mythology to totems of art history...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 23, 2011
When Ron English launched his "Lucy Exposed" vinyl figure awhile back, it caused quite a stir because here was a childhood character . . . well . . . exposed. Now, English takes it to another level: the "Lucy Exposed" Dissected 8" vinyl figure.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 02, 2011
In late 2010, Ian "Kid Zoom" Strange had a major impact in the art world with his solo show, This City Will Eat Me Alive, at NYC's Opera Gallery. Ron English calling Kid Zoom, a "Rembrandt with a spray can," was an endorsement that many couldn't help but notice. Juxtapoz contributor Noel Nocciolo interviews the Australian-born artist.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 04, 2011
Ron English always has a bit of wit and political satire in his work that makes it capable of a bit of April Fool's Day joke. We know we are about 3 days late on this, but Ron went to the US-Mexico border somewhere and placed a few very politically astute pieces. Looks of the work after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 16, 2011
For our Italian readers, this will come as a welcome surprise and collector's item. Ron English has teamed up with Absolut Vodka and their iconic bottle design campaign for a limited edition “Mostrum” design. And said bottle will only be available to Italian retailers. Just another reason to spend the Spring on the Amalfi coast. Bigger image after the jump . . .