“Mixed Messages” by Wonder Lee

Posted by The G on September 10, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | Comments are off for this article

Photos by G.  Art by Wonder Lee.

What's The Word combo with Dill by Wonder Lee

What's The Word combo with Dil by Wonder Lee

“Mixed Messages” is artist Wonder Lee’s latest exhibit.  Debuting at Phantom Audio in New York on September 9, 2011, the show is clear about one thing – Wonder Lee is very talented and her art is extremely affordable – even in these horrible economic times.  Wonder Lee is not just an artist, author and poet, she donates her time teaching art workshops to children.  She’s one of the nicest artists on the scene and her original haiku that she Tweets daily is very inspiring. 

Rhythm in the Sky Est 1992 by Wonder Lee

Rhythm in the Sky Est 1992 by Wonder Lee

Her art is very diverse and a prevalent theme is the role entertainment plays in our lives.  The art in this mixed media exhibit ranges in price from $40 to $800, so if you are looking to build your art collection, you will definitely want to check out “Mixed Messages” by Wonder Lee. 

Wonder Wheel by Wonder Lee

Wonder Wheel by Wonder Lee

 “Mixed Messages” by Wonder Lee runs until October 8, 2011 at Phantom Audio located at 48 West 25th Street, 10th Floor in Manhattan.

“Fumeroism” by Fumero

Posted by The G on June 7, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | Comments are off for this article

Photos by G.  Art by Fumero.

The Puffer by Fumero

The Puffer by Fumero

Street artist Fumero took the art world by storm last year when his iconic “Table Series Logo” was featured in the packaging of the DVD “Exit Through The Gift Shop.”  Proving he is not a 1 trick pony, Fumero’s first solo show “Fumeroism” at Phantom Audio in New York has been a major success.  Fumero’s caricature-like figurative paintings are distinctive and the artist calls his style “Fumeroism.”  He’s paid tribute to some of the greats in this exhibit including Notorious BIG, Bob Marley, Jim Morrison and Gandhi.

Jim Morrison by Fumero

Jim Morrison by Fumero

Over 20 works are on display including variations on “the Table Series Logo,” as well as paintings from his “Grandpa” series which has been seen all over the streets of New York.  You’ll recognize many of the subjects in his paintings, but the interpretations of these figures belong solely to Fumero.  I especially love the shadows that are not represented in black, but instead with vivid colors.  The future is looking very bright for Fumero.  You can see additional photos of “Fumeroism” at The Worley Gig.

Fumona Lisa by Fumero

Fumona Lisa by Fumero

Fumeroism is on exhibit now through the end of June, 2011 at Phantom Audio, located at 48 West 25th Street (East of 6th Ave), 10th Floor in NYC. Viewings are by appointment only, so please call (212)727-0452 if you plan to stop by.

NY: Save The Date – Fumero’s 1st Solo Exhibit

Posted by The G on May 20, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | Read the First Comment

Photo by G.  Art by Fumero.


Grandpa by Fumero

New York!  Mark your calendars for an event you won’t want to miss.  Street artist Fumero is having his first solo gallery exhibit in Manhattan!  Of course you know Fumero’s work from the pages of this site, the streets of New York and Los Angeles and perhaps even the DVD packaging of Banksy’s movie “Exit Through The Gift Shop,” as Fumero’s “Table Series Logo” is featured.

The event will take place on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 from 7:00pm – 10:00pm

48 WEST 25TH ST. 10TH FL
New York, NY

I’ll be out of town, so please represent for me!

“Salvaged Perspective” by J Carlos Pinto

Posted by The G on April 29, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy | 3 Comments to Read

Photos by G.  Art by J Carlos Pinto.

"Salvaged Perspective" by J Carlos Pinto. Now showing at Phantom Audio in NYC

Frankie Velez presents a must see exhibit by Guatamalan artist J Carlos Pinto.  Entitled “Salvaged Perspective,” Pinto has made collages out of pieces of New York subway Metrocards.  The detail of each work is incredible and the exhibit has dozens of works in every size.  Subjects range from the Mona Lisa to Barack Obama!  You’ll see these icons as you never have before and I know you’ll be wowed.  I’ve seen a few pieces of J Carlos Pinto’s work before but this was my first experience of seeing a full exhibit and it is incredible!   He’s extremely prolific and you’ll definitely find yourself wondering how he makes these works of art.

Notorious BIG by J Carlos Pinter

 Spotted in the crowd at the opening night gala reception were artists Wonder Lee, Eric Eyeball Richardson, Fumero, Gigi Chen and Sienide.  I was fortunate enough to talk to J Carlos Pinto and he was very nice and approachable.  You can see a photo of that after the jump.

“Salvaged Perspective” by J Carlos Pinto is now showing at Phantom Audio, located at 48 West 25th Street, 10th Floor in Manhattan.  The exhibit will be showing until the end of May, 2011 so don’t miss it!

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