This is a book of famous street art in sticker form so you can actually put the art up in your own environment and have an authentic street art experience. Who wants a book that just sits on the coffee table when they could have one that decorates the coffee table, and the refrigerator, notebooks, backpacks, walls, the family dog. The book includes amusing anecdotes from Ron's stickered past.
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One of the most prolific & recognizable artists today, Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books, television, & album covers. English coined the term POPaganda to describe his signature mash-up of high & low cultural touchstones, from superhero mythology to totems of art history, populated with his vast and constantly growing arsenal of original characters, including MC Supersized, the obese fast-food mascot featured in the hit movie "Supersize Me,” & Abraham Obama, the explosive fusion of America's 16th & 44th presidents
Grandson of Premier Sideshow Banner painter Fred G Johnson, he is currently a Sr Designer/Art Director with a top shelf consulting firm. He has exhibited sculpture in the US and Internationally, curated exhibitions for the Illinois Arts Council, U of Ill. CU and Intuit: the Center for Outsider and Self Taught Art. Johnson co-wrote and designed the book Freaks Geeks and Strange Girls, Sideshow Banners of the Great American Midway which favored rave reviews by World Art Magazine, the New York Times, American Heritage Magazine, Playboy and Raw Vision and was featured on Sex and the City
"...the brilliant guerilla artist notorious for replacing corporate billboards and advertisements with satirical and pointed attacks on consumer culture. -- New York Magazine
"...a latter-day American hero, a Robin Hood who does not so much steal from the rich as steal the rich's thunder by making their products seem wicked or idiotic. -- The Guardian
"...one of the art world's most effective and visually candid critics of this or any troubled time. -- Juxtapoz
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Book Description Last Gasp, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110867197595