“We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world.” - Karl Lagerfeld
Art: A Multifaceted Gem
There are many forms of Art. It surrounds us on a daily basis, on a number of levels, and isn’t just restricted to the paintbrush and canvas. Every day often starts with an artistic decision as we open our wardrobe and peer in at the clothes inside. ‘What shall I wear today’ is often a sub-conscious way of saying ‘who shall I be today’. As Art is transformative, so too, is Fashion.
Fashion is the Art form that envelops us, flatters us, gets us noticed and changes our identity...
NYC Artist Jeremy Penn to Curate & Exhibit Within Whynot Gallery
On December 12, 2013, Whynot Coffee & Art Gallery opened their doors of their second Manhattan location with a private exhibition of Jeremy Penn's most recent paintings. Penn's paintings of pop culture icons like David Bowie, Kate Moss, & Brigitte Bardot adorn the walls of Whynot Coffee’s Lower East Side gallery. In addition, Penn exhibited work from his acclaimed "William Murphy" series. Handling art sales was Penn's art representative and advisor Jessica Levy of JL Art Advisory.
Jeremy Penn was commissioned...
THE PAINTING PROCESS
Nestled in the iconic corner of Christopher & Gay street in New York City's West Village, Whynot Coffee & Wine has quickly rose to be the place to be seen while drinking the highest quality coffee & curated wines in all of New York.
The interior of Whynot is decorated to feel like 1960's Paris. Adorning the walls are my paintings of women like Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve, Jane Birkin, and Kate Moss.
One day, a beautiful Russian Model named Lada Kravchenko walked into Whynot and found herself drawn to my artwork. She later commissioned me to paint her portrait.
New York City Artist Jeremy Penn Answers the Question "Who is Banksy?"
What is Art, exactly? It’s the question that has long been hanging off the lips of many an art critic for centuries. From the initially ridiculed Impressionists to Damien Hirst’s shark in formaldehyde, artists historically have always sought to challenge the accepted view of what Art is, preferring instead to explore what Art has the potential to be, and just how far the limits and boundaries can be tested.
When I create my own artistic works, I often like to reach beyond the ‘accepted notion’ of Art; and often seek...
Pop Artist Jeremy Penn Finds Perfection in Kate Moss
There is something about symmetry that has always captivated mankind. We tend to perceive the whole concept of symmetry as a mathematical thing; a matter of geometry, bred of abstract numbers and sums.
However, as the Fibonacci sequence so eloquently proved; symmetry in mathematics can correlate closely with nature itself; in several cases, eerily closely. The outwardly spiralling centre of an artichoke, the reproductive patterns of honey bees, the patterns upon a sunflower; all showed the same startling, hypnotic regularity, regularity...