This piece of original artwork comes ready to hang.
Opening October 15th from 6-8pm, trendsetting contemporary artist and tastemaker Lawrence “Naturel” Atoigue will unveil an entirely new body of work: Some Magazines Under The (Mattress) or S.M.U.T. with acclaimed gallerist Joseph Gross in New York City’s Chelsea district.
Returning with his first solo exhibition since his sold-out Scope Art Basel Miami debut, Naturel has created nearly 50 new mixed media paintings, S.M.U.T. pays homage to classic gentleman's magazine covers with visual notes from the masters of pop art. These new works recall childhood dreams and seductive centerfolds with a clean cut veneer of sophistication through Naturel’s signature blend of cubism and surrealism.
Lawrence “Naturel” Atoigue (1983) Landover, Maryland. His sharp futuristic work has quickly emerged in today's contemporary art scene. His sharp, triangular illustrations are a futuristic blend of pop and cubism, with a surrealist twist. Considered an influencer himself with a massive social media following, his talents have also attracted the eyes and ears of celebrity clients such as Swizz Beatz, Rihanna, Spike Lee, Paul Rosenberg and LeBron James, among many others. Working directly with Jay-Z on iconic apparel designs, he has also served as a Creative Collaborator for global campaigns ranging from brands like Crooks & Castles to Nike, as well as working with multi-national brands like Pepsi and the NBA.