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  • "KISS Teletubbies" by Ron English

    A new year calls for new spotlights on some cool new fine art wood prints! Today, we'll be looking at a piece made by renowned artist Ron English!

    Who is Ron English? He's currently known as one of the most prolific and recognizable artists in today's art world. His work is described as POPaganda, and includes mash-ups of cultural figures in art history - from superheros to original tv show characters. His work has been featured in museums, movies, on the street, and all around the world!

    Ron English is no stranger to our company. In fact, we've collaborated with him on some rad pieces of art before. "KISS Teletubbies" is one of his newer pieces, and is one we're proud to display. This piece features a cool mash-up of Teletubbies and the band known as KISS.

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    This fine art wood print was created with the most vibrant ink we have to offer and was printed on some of our best pieces of plywood. As you can see, the colors are astounding! Plywood is perfect for displaying these fine art prints because it's durable, eye-catching, and work well with all types of frames.

    "KISS Teletubbies" by Ron English is on sale get yours today before they sell out!

  • Ron English "NeoNature" Opening @ Corey Helford Gallery

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    NeoNature, a colorful dive through the mind of contemporary pop illustrator, Ron English, opened this Saturday, December 12th, at the newly unwrapped Arts District location of Los Angeles' Corey Helford Gallery.

    On view now till January 9th, the premier show centers around the theme of evolution— described by the show's press release as "the flaw that propels civilization." Showcased throughout the body of work, English offers up a multitude of mediums to make his point, ranging from paintings on canvas, to sculptural figures to poignant pieces of performance art depicting what appears to be an evolved species of gun-wielding cow.

    Within the show, English offers his adaptation of the concept of 'evolution,' breaking down what the word means for an array of creatures; expect diabolical looking chihuahuas and ruinous reptiles among others.  In his usual fashion, English bites off a fantastically large existential topic, producing work surrounding the notion of evolution that is of course elite in its execution and mastery, but is wild, absurd and completely punk rock.

    Attended by hundreds, the show brought out many appreciated attendees from the curious general public, to collectors and local artists. The crowd that night included POW artists Greg "Craola" Simkins, Lola and Luke Chueh, as well contemporary favorites Shepard Fairey, Gary Baseman, Brandi Milne, Shag, Korin Faught and Natalia Fabia.

    For a taste of the show's progressive content, and to catch the waves of few underlying social, cultural and political themes, scroll below. Also, to view and purchase exclusive POW x Ron English prints, view the artist's catalog of available collaborations here.

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  • Ron English x Chuck D

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    Contemporary pop art illustrator, Ron English, and socially conscious hip-hop innovator, Chuck D, have teamed up with POW for a super unique piece, perfect for any art enthusiast or hip-hop lover's home decor.

    Chuck D came onto the music scene in the mid-1980s with his politically and socially conscious rap group, Public Enemy. With several million albums sold, and a hugely successful/impactful career under his belt, Chuck's prominence and influence in contemporary music is inarguable.

    Ron English is a pop art staple, responsible for nationwide conversation igniting imagery such as 2008's Abraham Obama— a mashup fusing portraits of the U.S.' current political leader and America's 16th. English is recognizable for his bright and bold reiterations of notable imagery also including piece's such as The Last Supper.  His art has been featured on varying scales and in varying capacities, a conqueror of forums in the public art stratosphere on streets, and an accomplished fine artist within gallery settings.

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    After receiving his MFA from The University of Texas, English relocated to New York City where he apprenticed under several NY artists. He then gradually began selling his paintings and gaining traction as a person of note.

    English works primarily with oil paints, working consistently within the photo realism genre. His ingenious appropriation of pop art has made him a highly sought after artist within the contemporary pop art community. Considered by many to be a leader in his medium, frequent buyer and collector interest often follow English throughout his gallery shows and print releases.

    As such, this collaborative limited edition print— showcasing a photo realistic portrait of Chuck stylized by the English— will be a gem to gain access to. This Ron English x Chuch D POW print is limited to a run of 100, and is signed by both Chuck and English. Measuring in at 20 x 9.5 inches and printed on durable and sustainable birch wood, a gloss lacquer atop the print asserts a clean and sleek finish. This is an ideal and cost efficient way to obtain a genuinely unique collaborative piece by two contemporary art icons.

    Take note! Depending on how you'd like to present your new POW print to its new home, this release is available with a black-rimmed frame, or as a lone wood print. Click here to make your purchase today.

  • Summer Tour of New York Murals

    A quick summer trip to New York would not be complete without a walk around SOHO and Little Italy in search of the murals from a few of our favorite artist.

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    After a few bites to eat in Greenwich Village headed over to SOHO and ran into a mural in process by New York local Soft Circle.  After a quick chat and Instagram exchanges he was back to work.

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    Just a few blocks away we spotted a little Vandalism by Nick Walker peeking around a corner.

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    Little Italy was so colorful already, but this beautiful mural by Tristan Eaton of Audrey Hepburn was still a standout.

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    The vibrancy of color and imagery was amazing.  Check out this vibrant mural by Beau Stanton also in Little Italy.

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    Around another corner we found another huge mural by Tristan Eaton of the Statue of Liberty.

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    A few blocks away we found this towering Baby Hulk mural by New York resident artist Ron English.

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    Ron also had this "little" fella on the Houston Bowery Wall in front of the American flag.  The Bowery Wall is a temporary mural that is changed every few months.

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    No tour of New York murals could be complete without spotting at least one Buff Monster mural, and we did.

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    It never fails to make me hungry for ice cream!

    We almost passed by a mural by Shepard Fairey but thankfully our son caught sight of it before it was too late. It is so elegant it blends in well with the surroundings.

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    After that we said goodbye to Little Italy and headed off to the Cotton Candy Machine to grab dinner with Tara McPherson, Sean and Ronin.

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