Interview with Korea Times

"Artist Brings 'Abraham Obama' to Seoul" - By Cathy Rose A. Garcia, Staff Reporter

American artist Ron English may not be a household name here but you might remember the memorable mash-up of U.S. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama’s faces called “Rainbow Abraham Obama.” English visited Seoul earlier this week to attend the opening of “Bright Society,” a joint exhibition with Korean artist Park Young-gyun at Opera Gallery Seoul, Cheongdam-dong. The 50-year-old artist looked tired from his flight the previous day when he met with The Korea Times at the gallery, Monday. He admitted he was still functioning on New York time which then was around 2 a.m., but gamely talked about the guerilla street art and “Popaganda” studio art he became famous for. “Popaganda” is the term he coined for his …..Read more