Illustration // Monday, June 30, 2014
Troy Lovegates may be better known by the name "Other." He crosses boundaries, making milestones in both fine art and mural works. Troy describes the process of turning one of his drawings into a linoleum cut: "Drawing and drawing and drawing over and over and over again...
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 06, 2014
Today, Friday, June 6th, 2014, Needles and Pens is presenting "Clutter," a solo exhibition by Troy Lovegates (aka Other). "Clutter" will feature a collection of paintings, drawings, prints, books, wood block carvings, and wall scribbles from a cruddy northern city up in the Canadian tundra known for it’s fat red faced mayor.
Street Art // Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Amidst the abundance of murals being created during Art Basel in Wynwood, Miami (many being embarrassingly bad), Canadian muralist, Troy Lovegates aka Other, painted one worthy of consideration and attention. A short video was made during the process accompanied with some words from the artist. Check it.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 24, 2013
Over the past year, Juxtapoz and Converse have teamed on a unique project, Wall to Wall, where we invite an artist in a city in North America to create a semi-permanent mural based around the artist's interpretation of the iconic Converse star. Today, we look back on the mural created in Toronto, Canada by artist Troy Lovegates. Lovegates, who you may know as OTHER, went with his signature multi-colored figurative style, adding a dreamlike, colorful addition to the Wall to Wall project.
Juxtapoz // Monday, July 25, 2011
A Canadian pied piper of disjointed fellars and femmes in pied-colored hose and Cosby family sweaters, Street Artist Troy Lovegates AKA Other works tiny and large with a free-wheeling style that tramples over boundaries.