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This RUN comes ready to hang with the attached back mounting.
We are excited to welcome back mixed media artist Ryan McCann as he gives 1xRUN an exclusive sneak peak at his upcoming show which opens April 13th at the Black Square Gallery in Miami with his latest fire and smoke multiples.
"The concept for the show stemmed from my love of rap and hip-hop in the 90‘s and my fascination with Communism. The excess portrayed by hip-hop artists meshed with the scarcity and ideological foundations of Communism fueled the imagery for the show. For this release I wanted to create simple works of influential communist figures that are to be purchased in our free economy. Maybe it is the irony. Consumerism and Communism at play with each other that makes me happy. I wanted to see the literal translation of this concept so we had Stalin indulge in Western culture and turned his escapades into a music video. There will be a variety of work including new blowtorch pieces, some sculptural elements and a new technique I developed that makes the wood glow." - Ryan McCann
This RUN comes signed, numbered and with a Certificate of Authenticity from Ryan McCann and 1xRUN.
Ryan McCann consistently explores social constructs, creating works that encourages people to rethink and alter their perception of the mundane and awareness of everyday belief systems and realities. McCann creates as a painter, sculptor, photographer, and pyrographer constantly challenging himself to create works that encourage viewers to see the world differently.
McCann has exhibited nationally and internationally including exhibitions at Black Square Gallery (Miami, FL), Guy Hepner (New York, NY), LaunchLA (Los Angeles, CA), Inner State Gallery (Detroit, MI), Gregorio Escalante Gallery (Los Angeles, CA) along with the SCOPE Art Fairs in NYC, Miami, and Basel Switzerland. His works are held in major collections around the world including the University of California Los Angeles.
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