“Disgusting.” If requested to present one work to explain the work of artist Alex Pardee, that might be it. The popular culture artist has a really distinct fashion that’s typically overly graphic, whether or not meaning with buckets of blood and guts or with an eye-popping palate of colours. And but Pardee makes use of that trademark fashion in all types of genres and mediums, probably the most enjoyable being his authentic gallery exhibits.
Pardee’s newest gallery present is known as “The No-Longers” and it opens in Los Angeles Halloween weekend. The thought is straightforward. The eye to element? Not a lot. A big portion of the work is of well-known animated characters who’ve been taken over by a mysterious virus, and so that you get photos just like the one above of Fred Flintstone, and others equivalent to Pikachu, Bart Simpson, or a Minion, in that unforgettable, and unmistakable, gross Pardee fashion. However Pardee additionally creates an elaborate backstory to elucidate every bit, all of which come collectively to make a singular, epic story.
To learn extra about that story, and see the work in its totality, head to the Constructing Bridges Artwork Alternate at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, CA from Friday October 28 via Sunday October 30. Positioned at 2525 Michigan Ave, Unit F2, the exhibit has a gap reception and costume contest from 5-10 p.m. October 28 and is then open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. October 29 and 30.
Take a look at the slideshow to see extra of the No-Longers and discover out extra data right here.