Home » ART NEWS » Currently Reading:

post-post-post-pop Art

December 14, 2008 ART NEWS 1 Comment

head post post post pop Art
The artist who created them uses around 250,000 colouring crayons per piece.
Herb Williams, 36, uses so many he has a personal account with manufacturer Crayola and even has the company on speed dial.
The crayons are delivered in single-colour boxes of 3,000 sticks and fill his studio from floor to ceiling.
His works include animals, household items, and celebrities – containing up to 250,000 crayons per piece.

The smaller works sell for around £650 while the larger pieces have a price tag of £40,000.
His most iconic portraits include Barack Obama and a naked Marilyn Monroe, made primarily of peach-coloured crayons.

He lists artists such as Damien Hirst, Banksy and Duchamp among his influences and describes his work as post-post-post-pop.

“There are several questions that arise when an object, such as a crayon, that is so often associated with childhood, is used to address issues dealing with more adult matters.”

PinExt post post post pop Art

FAD NEWS

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 69: ‘Spirit of a City’

August 20, 2014

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 69: ‘Spirit of a City’

Art Biennials are great ways of getting around unfamiliar aspects of a city.

ART NEWS: Saatchi’s Former PA Launches Art Venture

August 19, 2014

ART NEWS: Saatchi’s Former PA Launches Art Venture

Francesco has teamed up with another former Saatchi employee, Sharrine Scholtz, to launch a gallery-without-walls

ART NEWS: Damien Hirst buys Mansion in London for £34 million.

August 18, 2014

ART NEWS: Damien Hirst buys Mansion in London for £34 million.

Damien Hirst buys Mansion in London for £34 million

Is It Art? FLESH – the infamous gimp suit

August 15, 2014

Is It Art? FLESH – the infamous gimp suit

You have probably heard about the chicken gimp suit and the artists behind it – Lewis G Burton (the man in the suit) and Victor Ivanov (the one who made it).

ART NEWS: Anish Kapoor to collaborate with The Red Arrows.

August 15, 2014

ART NEWS:  Anish Kapoor to collaborate with The Red Arrows.

An exciting collaboration has been announced between leading international artist Anish Kapoor and the Red Arrows

BOOK WITH DANCE MUSIC SOUNDTRACK IS BACK

August 14, 2014

BOOK WITH DANCE MUSIC SOUNDTRACK IS BACK

“TRIP CITY – the cult EDM-centric novel with an original soundtrack by A Guy Called Gerald is re-released after 25 years, with new music from Paul Oakenfold & Autokrtaz…”

ART NEWS: The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Hits Folkestone

August 14, 2014

ART NEWS: The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Hits Folkestone

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Hits Folkestone

FAD DAILY

FAD DAILY

To receive daily news on Art Openings, Art Opportunities, Competitions and much more just give us your email below - Its that EASY

ADVERTISING