Released online today is a print originally created for director Edgar Wright’s Triple Feature at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco on August 26 where he showed “Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World”, “Hot Fuzz”, & “Shaun Of The Dead”. It is a 17″ x 22″ Giclee with an edition size of 400 (limited sale online). Cost $50. On sale now HERE.
Angryblue continues to do great things with their highly detailed artwork including their latest release titled “Rat Poison”. It is a 16″ x 24″ 4-color screenprint with an edition size of 100. It is signed & numbered and cost $30. On sale now HERE.
Spoke Art is having group show opening on September 1st @6pm PST featuring artists: Handiedan, Charmaine Olivia, Craww and Tatiana Suarez. The show will focus on the female form, and all 4 artists will be in attendance. Limited edition prints by all four artists will be available at the opening, and online the next day, so get on the preview list by sending out an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and request one. For those of you in San Franscisco, don’t miss it! More info HERE.
Updated info: See the preview list for this show HERE.
All prints will be available in person at the gallery tonight, Thursday (6-10pm), and online at Spoke Art on Friday, September 2nd at 2pm PST Handiedan’s print will only be available in person, and will go online on Friday, September 2nd at 2pm PST via our friends over at Phone Booth Gallery
Last Call: Amazing works still available
Overworked? Underpayed? Dead-end job and an overbearing boss? How about living the lifestyle not unlike that of a worker drone-bee enslaved into a lifelong sentence of mental anguish. Or maybe you just missed your daily morning cup of coffee. Regardless, these astonishing set of prints by Zach Johnsen can really strike a chord with the modern day office worker. Originally released in June 6th, 2011, these two set of prints were based off of works originally done for his first international solo show titled “Acid Over Easy” at the Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne, Australia. As best described by the artist himself:
“Acid Over Easy is a world of 9 to 5ers in moments of pure revelation. It is a real estate agent confronted by spirits that just became visible. It is hidden energies that tug at the back of the neck. It is psychadelic purple drink in the water cooler. It is sudden moments of inspiration. It is the catalyst that makes time stand still for a moment. It is getting in touch with nature for the first time. It is the realization that the monotonous routines of day to day living isn’t all there is to experience.. that there is so much power within ourselves and all around us just waiting for us to notice….” -Zach Johnsen
These two prints titled “Martini & Rossi” and “Grenadine” are both 20″ x 22″ Giclees, each with an editon size of 50. They can be bought as a set for $165, or for $90 individually. They are on sale now HERE. Hang these up on your office wall and in those ever prevalent moments at work that can potentially end in chaos and frustration, take a step back and take a sip on that purple drink…
Posters from the Past
Keyes could have have easily been a science textbook artist and excelled greatly in that aspect. However, his artistic drive and sense to express himself creatively has lead him to make some real signature work. Work that instantly leaves an impression on the viewer. A sign of good art. Keyes work offers a commentary on the modern world as we know it, and how nature is affected by it. All of his pieces are represented in “sections”, which can possibly be interpreted as the common way that we as modern mankind often get to view nature nowdays. In “sections”, and most likely on your flat-screen TV.
In January 16th, 2010, Keyes had a gallery opening titled “Fragment” at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. Along with many original art pieces, there was a print released in very limited quanties titled “Lifted”. In the artists words himself:
“..dealing with extremes of emotion has always been a real core to my work. ..underneath there is a real, deep therapeutic aspect. In many of these pieces with the water, that is depression. In Lifted in particular, obviously with global warming we are in this deep depression that we have to get out of; everyone is affected in some way. For myself, when I feel that bad, there are two ways to go. One way you don’t want to go in. But I think the other way is to be lifted out of that, and for me the eagle represents Lisa [Josh Keyes’s wife] because she has picked me out of dark places many times. I have emphasized the talons because it hurts like hell to be lifted out of depression. But I think what most people read is a sense of tragedy and a sense of anxiety, and I don’t need to say it is about an emotional condition.”- Josh Keyes
“Lifted” is a 24″ x 32″ Giclee, has an edition size of only 50, and originally cost $395. Very few have been sold in the secondary market, making this a very coveted piece commanding at least an estimated price of $1300+ nowdays.
Mr. Brainwash is releasing a new art print next week titled “Never Never Give Up”. It is a large 26″ x 50″ Screenprint, hand finished in various colors. There will be 5 different colors available of varying edition sizes, each costing $350. It goes on sale Tuesday August 30th @12pm PST HERE.
Post sale info: This item went on sale at 12pm PST, and after some intial server loading issues, soldout in a few minutes.
Just how Crosshair manages to make such photo-realistic screenprinting is quite remarkable. Their images of old houses and abandoned warehouses impart a lonely stillness reminiscent of todays slow economy. Crosshair has released a number of new prints and can be purchased HERE.
A Public Enemy gigposter. What else needs more to be said? Chris Shaw worked with Chuck Sperry on this one, and what you get is a piece that is reminiscent of the days when albums like “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” were on the forefront of a burgeoning new genre styled hip-hop/rap. Those were the days. This poster is a 18″ x 28″ screenprint, has an edition size of 145, and is $40. There are also 3 variants editons available in various quantities and cost. On sale now HERE.
This is a pretty sneaky release by Sideshow Collectibles in conjunction with Mondo. Initially made available only in limited numbers at the San Diego Comic Con, “Super Powers” is now available for online purchase. Get it quick before it’s gone! Its a numbered 24″ x 36″ screenprint with an edition size of 250 and cost $99.99. On sale now HERE.