Martin Lawrence Galleries Presents New Paintings by Robert Deyber

Posted by The G on June 24, 2013 under Artsy Fartsy, Encounters with G | Read the First Comment

Photos by G.  Art by Robert Deyber.

Dress Code by Robert Deyber

Dress Code by Robert Deyber

I love Robert Deyber’s paintings.  In addition to the realist visuals you see when looking at his work, each painting is the depiction of a play on words.  He is currently showing a new body of paintings at the Martin Lawrence Galleries in New York, all of which will make you smile at their cleverness.  A fun fact about Robert Deyber – he made the cover art for Tom Petty’s “Highway Companion” album.

Baseball Bat II by Robert Deyber

Baseball Bat II by Robert Deyber

I told you!

Club House by Robert Deyber

Club House by Robert Deyber

At the opening night reception, one of the desperate housewives of (insert city here) reality tv shows were filming at the gallery and moments before I spoke with Robert Deyber, I witnessed him signing his life away in consent forms (half kidding).  It was quite amusing.  Robert was extremely cool and posed for a photo with me.  You can see it after the jump.  We can only assume that he also posed for photos with the desperate housewives.  Hopefully they bought some art!

This exhibit will be up through July 2013 and this location of Martin Lawrence Galleries is at 457 West Broadway in Manhattan.

Rock Paper Scissors VIII

Rock Paper Scissors VIII

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Must See Art: Mark Kostabi at Martin Lawrence Galleries (NYC)

Posted by The G on November 16, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy | Read the First Comment

Photos by G.  Art by Mark Kostabi.

Mark Kostabi in front of a Mark Kostabi!

NYC!  Return to the glory days of the New York art scene and check out the latest exhibition of Mark Kostabi’s work at Martin Lawrence Galleries.  Though I’ve been to Kostabi World many times, this the first proper exhibit I’ve seen of Mark Kostabi’s art and seeing so many works in one space was a really great visual experience.

Kostabi

Kostabi

Works varying in size, paintings, drawings and sculptures are on display and I would estimate that there are over 30 paintings in the exhibit.  As so often featured in Mark Kostabi’s work, there are subliminal tributes to legendary artists past and present, pictures within pictures and there are clever word plays disguised in the action that takes place in the portraits.

Kostabi!

The gallery also has works on display by Keith Haring, Picasso, Murakami and Warhol.  So make sure you stop by and see these art all-stars!

Kostabi!

Martin Lawrence Galleries is located at 457 West Broadway in New York.  Art by Mark Kostabi will be showing through the end of 2012.  Don’t miss it!

NY- Save The Date – Mark Kostabi at Martin Lawrence Galleries

Posted by The G on November 11, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy | Be the First to Comment

Photo courtesy of Marin Lawrence Galleries.

An Evening With Mark Kostabi - November 15, 2012

An Evening With Mark Kostabi – November 15, 2012

New York!  I will see you at Martin Lawrence Galleries (hopefully) on November 15, 2012 for the artist reception of Mark Kostabi’s latest body of work.

RSVP at 212-995-8865.

The gallery is located at 457 West Broadway in New York.

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