Ron English, one of the most prolific and influential contemporary artists, will be premiering his new solo exhibition at the Opera Gallery in New York on November 1. His latest body of work is entitled Crucial Fiction, and his exhibit will be on display until November 2. In the meantime, here’s a little sneak peek at his newest work.
Street Art is fast becoming an international institution, the likes of which the insular Art World has never seen. As a cultural phenomenon, Street Art has become something more akin to a stadium rap/rock concert than the sparsely attended pictures on walls model which has served as the Art World’s signature profile for some time now.
My solo show, Crucial Fiction, opens November 1 at Opera Gallery NYC. It’s a collaboration with my former self. I thought it was time to ask my inner child to help me remember what it was that he saw so that I could finally animate his vision. I also curated the Politics and Art November issue of Juxtapoz Magazine.
Itdrewitself had the honor of visiting with the legendary Ron English — an occasional Lost At E Minor contributor — at his home in Poughkeepsie, New York, last month, and had an amazing time rummaging through his studio, photographing endless amounts of paintings and sculptures. The guy is like a art machine.
Pop agit hero and occasional Lost At E Minor contributor Ron English played a typically clever, snide, brilliant April Fools joke down on the US-Mexico border last week, though, as our friends at Boing Boing note: ‘this piece of sociopolitical satire is going to backfire because the Tea Party will find out about it and demand that it be permanently installed at every border crossing’.
Lost At E Minor guest contributor and agit pop genius, Ron English, has struck again, commemorating yesterday’s thirtieth anniversary of John Lennon’s tragic death by creating a typically provocative new Beatles image, with a particularly wicked new fourth member.
Lost At E Minor contributor Ron English has a new artwork available based around the Andy Warhol adage: ‘I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say “figment”‘. In collaboration with metal experts Fully Visual, English has been happy to oblige. The statue is […]
We’re pleased to welcome the return of the legendary pop culture artist and father of the Agit Pop Movement Ron English as a contributor to Lost At E Minor this week, writing about his favorite cultural discoveries of recent times. Keep an eye out for English’s posts as he joins other notable artists such as […]
That master of Popaganda, Ron English, has struck again, subverting the largely amoral values of some of the corporate world’s most recognisable symbols with his inventive, witty and brilliantly incisive form of artful anti-advertising, this time as part of the Welling Court Mural Project in Queens, New York. English, an Occasional Contributor to Lost At E Minor, will be writing a series of posts for site next week about the artists that are inspiring him.
Wow! In this video Lost At E Minor contributor Ron English paints this high speed Homer Simpson slash Jackson Pollack painting in just 30 seconds.
Legendary pop culture artist and Agit Pop founder Ron English will be a guest compiler of an upcoming issue of our email newsletter, writing about his favorite cultural discoveries. To read Ron’s edition of Lost At E Minor, simply sign up to our weekly newsletter. It’s free, you win!
I watched the excellent documentary Popaganda on Friday night about counter-culture art savant Ron English and his longtime habit for reclaiming billboard space for his subversive, anti-corporate, anti-advertising statements. It’s a fascinating portrait of what is really a contemporary art genius, tackling the likes of McDonalds and Camel with his clever wordisms and cheeky characters. […]
We’re pleased to welcome the legendary pop culture artist and father of the Agit Pop Movement Ron English as a contributor to Lost At E Minor, writing about his favorite creative and cultural discoveries of recent times. English has just completed a successful showing of new works called Lazarus Rising at the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms, in which he paid homage to Picasso’s 1937 masterpiece, Guernica, transcribing it to reflect our troubled times alongside an extraordinary body of new works. Keep an eye out for English’s posts on Lost At E Minor over the coming weeks as he joins contemporaries such as Shepard Fairey and Tristan Eaton as recent guest writers.