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"The Coney Island freak show just got way better.
"The phrase "living legend" is used pretty liberally these days in the art world. But there is no debate as to the legendary status of the one and only Ron English. Ron's work has already reached the level of iconic over a decade ago, and has been a major influence on every single street artist for at least the past 20 years. For some reason I will never understand (but I'm not going to argue) Ron was kind enough to invite me into his home & studio to chat about art, music, his early years, and a very busy second half of 2015. "
Ronald McDonald the muse? Why artists like Banksy, Ron English and Keith Coventry are lovin' it
"There's a new wave of artists taking inspiration from McDonald's. There's the sculptor who makes figures out of beef burgers (they don't decompose), the artist who draws Ronald as he should look (fat) and more... "
Check out Austin Fusion Magazine's latest article on the Ron English x RISK Mural painted last week at the Spiderhouse Ballroom in Austin!
Describing his aesthetics as “visual ecstasy with a darker message,” Ron English is the latest artist to front Hypebeast's ongoing Pen & Paper series. Check out the video below!
"Recently Ron English uploaded a video depicting a baby Jesus doll hanging from a coat hanger with a sign saying: Hobby Lobby Aborted Baby Jesus. It is unclear who orchestrated this vandalism or who produced the video.
Back in 2010 Ron English created a mural installation for Art Basel in the heart of Miami’s art district. This masterpiece is in the Wynwood neighborhood at 222 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL. The installation features a family of hand-painted 75lb Camo Deer who graze before the mural. On March 2nd, for the second time, one of the Camo Deer was STOLEN. A group of three men hopped the fence guarding the installation and stole one of the Camo Deer.
Ron is excited for the upcoming POW! WOW! HAWAII festival taking place this next month! Centered around a week-long event in Hawaii, POW! WOW! has grown into a global network of artists and organizes gallery shows, lecture series, schools for art and music, mural projects, a large creative space named Lana Lane Studios, concerts, and live art installations across the globe.
Wake up Wednesday to the Ultimate Mormon Agenda...
Below is Ron English's NYCC 2012 Schedule.
Clutter Magazine (#3004) 12:00-1:00
Toy Toyko (#3303) 2:00-3:30
Dudebox (#2915) 4:00- 5:00
Dynomighty (#3005) 12:00-1:00
Dudebox (#2915) 2:00-3:00
Ron English curates the November issue of Juxtapoz Magazine. This issue is entirely devoted to artists working in the political vein. Artists and filmmakers discuss the political issues that define our times, as well as their thoughts on the upcoming election.
UK based newspaper The Guardian stopped by the Event at the London Pleasure Gardens to write a piece on the artists. Check it out here
"Artist Brings 'Abraham Obama' to Seoul" - By Cathy Rose A. Garcia, Staff Reporter
Two faces, one man Photojournalist Emmanuel Tambakakis introduces us to Ron English, a street artist painting the future with a nod to history.