Artist Adam Lister shares with MoW his examination of music culture through his quirky watercolor paintings inspired by his love for 8-bit graphics. With his "RAP ICONS" series of paintings, Adams tells MoW how hip-hop was his thing as he grew up in the 80s and the 90s and how music keeps him focused and helps him connect with the physical act of making paintings.Read More
Borbay is a self-represented artist, living and thriving in the vibrant city of Manhattan. Collected globally and featured by an impressive breadth of revered news outlets, Borbay has created a successful business model outside of the ‘art world’ you read about.
Borbay’s creations, with their chasm-deep detail and painstaking process, have garnered the artist a large following from Manhattan to Milan, and his Warhol-esque willingness to mine pop imagery has earned the admiration of fans,educators and celebrities alike. With a pre-art résumé that includes everything from advertising to Reality TV (to, yes, working for Donald Trump), it’s no wonder that he’s lauded as one of the most game changing players emerging in the contemporary art scene. His collages incorporating New York Post headlines became a New York Post headline. He’s painting the Guggenheim each year for 20 years, and intends to show the series in the Guggenheim itself. Borbay is being celebrated by everyone fromBBC World to the Wall Street Journal Japan.
David Nash aka Gnasher started out in 1985 doing graffiti in Harlow, Essex, at that time he was predominantly painting 'letters' or words spray painted in a graffiti style. At the time, there was a growing graffiti scene and lots of well-known artists visited the town. Dave was inspired by the images of characters some the artists of that time were creating, he was hooked from that point and spent years developing his own style of graffiti.Read More