Articles from May 2010
Destroyrrr X is a new series of hand-painted resin robots designed by silkscreen artist Lindsey Kuhn. Standing nearly 9-inches tall and wide, Destroyrrr X weighs in at a whopping four pounds of pure resin! Each figure is hand painted, signed and numbered on the bottom of the foot and carefully packaged into a silkscreened box. A three color 12×12 inch signed and numbered print by Kuhn is also included.
The first edition is limited to 50 figures worldwide and the first 25 are being made available exclusively to skullbrain members. The remaining 25 figures have been custom painted by Lindsey in sets of 3 to 5 and will be released on http://destroyrrr.com in the near future, so sign up for the email list and be the first to receive news.
Check out http://www.skullbrain.org
Josh Egnew is a Brooklyn, NY based tattooer. He specializes in creating unique, custom tattoos that are tailored to suit the clients individual desires. With cleanliness a top priority, Egnew strives to make solid tattoos that both stand apart and last a lifetime.
Visit Josh Egnew’s website at: http://joshegnew.com
Dylan XVX is an activist, artist and printmaker who grew up in the punk and hardcore scene of Northeast Pennsylvania. At an early age he began exploring forms of print and image making to create album art and designs for shirts and patches to be used by local bands. His current work is made primarily through techniques in screen-printing, woodcuts, and drawings. Common themes in Dylan’s work include the conservation of animals, cannibalism, human extinction, the decline of civilization, and the occult.
Check out Dylan XVX’s website at: http://www.dylanxvx.com
I NEED YOU SKULL at MF Gallery: 213 Bond St. Brooklyn, NY
Opening Party: Saturday May 22, 2010
MF Gallery is excited to present their newest show: “I Need Your Skull”, In this show, over 30 international artists were asked to present a piece depicting a human skull. All the money raised from sales of the skull art will be used to build a giant skull on the facade of the MF Gallery building.
Skulls have long been used in art as symbols of mortality, religion, eternal life, rebellion, fear, poison and more. The skulls in “I Need Your Skull” are realized in a variety of different styles and mediums. Photo realistic skulls, gruesome skulls, cartoon skulls, psychedelic skulls, dark skulls and colorful skulls. From morbid to cute, 3D or flat, these skulls are made in a variety of materials from marble to paper; and were created by a group of diverse artists, some who use skulls as the subject matter for their normal work, and some who were asked to create a skull piece just for this show.
The artists include: Jenny Bird Alcantara, Annie Aube, Nicoz Balboa, Dave Brockie, Candy, Fernando Carpaneda, Gene Coffey, Matt Dickson, Dennis Dread, Kirsten Flaherty, Heather Gargon, Christina Graf, Guicho, Death Head, Scott Holloway, Lance Laurie, Abe Lincoln Jr., Mike Maas, Drew Maillard, Sarah Antoinette Martin, Angie Mason, Dennis McNett, Rodrigo Melo, MCA, Munk 1, Gilbert Oh, Chris Peters, Porkchop, Riot Queer, Ed Repka, Lou Rusconi, Frank Russo, John Russo, Martina Secondo Russo, Chad Savage, Anna Semenova, Joe Simko, James Wrona, Genevive Zacconi & More…
Our dream for the new MF Gallery in Brooklyn (A.K.A. The “Fortress MF”) has always been to adorn the facade with a 20 foot 3-D skull. Made of fiberglass or a similar material, it will be reminiscent of an old Spook House ride, and would make The Fortress MF an unmissable Brooklyn Landmark! This is a big project that has been in the planning stages for a long time, but one that we have not yet been able to realize due to time and monetary constraints.
“I Need Your Skull” will help to make MF Gallery’s Giant Skull Project a reality! All of the proceeds from this show will go towards building the giant skull. As a part of this show, we will be revealing concept sketches for the construction of the “Fortress MF Skull” for the very first time!
Please join us for a rock n roll Opening Party on Saturday May 22, from 7 to 10 pm. Many of the artists will be present, and refreshments will be served. Admission is free and open to all ages. The art in “I Need Your Skull” will be on view until June 20, 2010 and will also available for viewing and purchasing online at: www.MFgallery.net. Come buy some skull art and help us build our giant skull… We Need Your Skull!!!
MF Gallery is located at 213 Bond Street, between Butler and Baltic Streets in the Gowanus area of Brooklyn, NY. Take the F or G to Bergen, (Exit at Bergen and Smith, walk 2 blocks east on Bergen. Turn right on Bond. Walk south on Bond for 3 blocks.) the A to Hoyt/ Schermerhorn, (Exit at Schermerhorn and Bond. Walk South on Bond for 8 blocks.) or the R to Union. (Exit at Union and 4th ave. Walk west on Union for 3 blocks. Turn Right on Bond. Walk North on Bond for 4 blocks.)
Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, PluraBella was established in 1999 as a private studio for Kore Flatmo to create and promote tattoos tailored to the individual. Kore travels regularly, often to his native Los Angeles and occasionally to shops and conventions around the country and the world. Entering his 18th year of tattooing and hoping for 30 more, he would like to express his gratitude and appreciation for all those that have, and continue to, make all this possible.
Joining him as a tattooist at PluraBella is his wife Brenda, a talented artist of 13 years experience and infinite patience, a prerequisite to work alongside Kore. With the addition two and a half years ago of shop manager Kim Roberts, everyone here is excited and optimistic about the environment we’ve created and our ability to do our jobs well.
Check out Kore Flatmo’s website at: http://www.plurabella.com
This new print by Angryblue for the recent High on Fire tour is titled ‘Goatcvlt’ and is appx 12 inches x 24 inches. It’s a 3 color print with the final color neing a glossy transparent. The run is editioned at 140 prints, and they are now available for $16.66 (+shipping).
Grab one at: angryblue.com