Ah Neckface - apparently the next Jean-Michel Basquiat. Yes, I know all art is, by its very nature, prescriptive and open to personal interpretation but this guy is hyped beyond all reason.
I've even seen the phrase "saviour of street art" in a fair few articles on him. Or the reference to the "DIY ethic"....the whatnow? He drew it! Himself! I'm blown away....no, really.
It's the sort of thing a 16 year old dons their physics textbook with because the teacher is bollocking on about diffraction (see I DID listen once...). Does that make everyone who scribbles down with the DIY ethic
Maybe it's not his fault and that it's the self-important critics and hyperbeasts who see themselves as the purveyors of cool that are fuelling the hyperbole. Latch on to a guy and see what happens.
You could argue that Mondrain's work was just some straight black lines and a few blocks of colour but it's also so much more than that. I look at Neckface and just see some rubbish doodles.
Also notice that the god awful piece below his is an anagram of "ARSE". How appropriate.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:57amEverybody loves shiny stuff, and now you can customize your platform toys with shiny paint from Montana. In my own experience, Montana has the best range of colors and best application of all the spray brands I've tried.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 1:21pmWhat makes great sushi even better? Mochi dessert. But also, a super cute lucky cat mural. Fakir was recently commissioned by Gumi Sushi in France to paint up the front of their restaurant. By combining flat design with aggressive shading, this kitty is 100% Fakir.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:13pmQuickly following up their 3D rendition of Flower Thrower, Medicom and Banksy are teaming up to release a vinyl version of the graffiti artist's Monkey Sign.