"If you can make it hear, you can make it anywhere" - Frank Sinatra
High rents, freezing winters, sweltering hot summers, $6 boxes of cheerios, all truths about New York City. Given these facts, how come New York City is home to largest concentration of artists, a career that consistantly ranks at the bottom of worst paying jobs? I have reached out to a few of my good friends who happen to be fellow artists living in NYC to get there take on this topic.
Location is a strange concept in contemporary society. You can paint from anywhere and share your work globally in an instant...
Who is Sanpaku?
Sanpaku has been bombing the streets of NYC with his striking imagery that is intended to be an education into the mysterious curse of Sanpaku. The highest concentration of street art can be found around Williamsburg & Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Each posting is hand-finished by artist Jeremy Penn himself. During this years Red Bull Curates event, Penn revealed himself as the artist behind the art as he painted his canvas cooler with all the celebrities who are cursed by the fate of sanpaku.
What is Sanpaku?
Approaching the end of my first year of working on the William...
Only 6 month's after New York artist Jeremy Penn released his painting "Yonatan", a portrait of Designer John Galliano dressed up in Bar Mitzvah garb, Galliano stepped out onto the streets of New York City dressed like a Hasid to attend Oscar de la Renta's fashion show during Fashion Week.
Jew-bash designer Galliano's costume mocks faithful
By DOREE LEWAK, DAVID SEIFMAN and JEANE MACINTOSH
Disgraced designer and convicted anti-Semitic ranter John Galliano ignited a new round of outrage yesterday — dressing like a Hasid to attend pal Oscar de la Renta’s Fashion Week show in New York.
Check out the original post in Spanish on Cooltour's website.
Jeremy Penn: pop artist
By Ada Lorena Guevara
The artist is also known for painting Sex Kittens.
Known for painting icons of pop culture, the New Yorker Jeremy Penn takes us deep and seductive glances, like Maria Felix Mexican diva and actress Brigitte Bardot. His work has been exhibited in the best galleries in the world.
What do you find in a face?
The face is always exposed and vulnerable to emotional expressions when really. Our lips can lie, but never a face, is the ultimate communicator.
What inspires you?
Aksel Paris to Showcase Jeremy Penn's Artwork in their New York City Store Located in Soho
"We are pleased to invite you to the pop-up exhibition of New York artist Jeremy Penn at The Aksel Project in Soho. Penn's art is heavily influenced by French legends such as Brigitte Bardot or Serge Gainsbourg and as a French brand, Aksel Paris fell in love with his work." - Aksel Paris
Jeremy Penn plans on exhibiting a collection of paintings that are so recent, they haven't even been stretched yet. Penn will hang the loose canvases from high on top of the walls of Aksel's brand new Soho location.