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Ron English  Jersey City, NJ

'Pubescent Artist Orange'

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About Ron


Ron English is arguably one of the most recognizable and prolific artists today. He coined the term popaganda, to describe his own signature mash-up style of high and low cultural touchstones.

Among his vast and fast-growing arsenal of original characters is Abraham Obama. A fusion of America’s 16th and 44th president, this character is rumoured to have had a positive impact on the Obama 2008 campaign.

Three-eyed rabbits, udderly delicious cowgirls, grinning skulls and countless others have earned English a reputation for blending stunning visuals with the bitingly humorous undertones of America’s Premier Pop Iconoclast.


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looks like a young john wayne and i was gonna say andy warhol but i can see einstein

that one is so pretty

good old ron english

Sends a bad message? Since when did art always have to send a good message? I like them a lot.

not to be mean but it looks like a little kid smkoking and some kids will be incourage to smoke...


sorry if it sounds mean to the artist but it does look like a little boy....

I see, being a child of the 50s, and adolecence of the 60s..mother of children of the 80s and grand aunt of children of this age, how the young are becoming the old and beyond!!! Lovin this oh yeah!

still, the detail is amazing...

The cowboy smoking kid looks like it was done on black velvet. fitting. Is the pinkish glow around his hat because it is a super-magic hat?
Get that cig out of that kid's mouth!

I thought the picture was very lifelike, I liked it very very much. The artist made it look real. Fantastic art.

As a resident of Wyoming I identify with the cowboy who is growing up to fast.

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