Propaganda : The Art and Subversion of Ron English
Ron English is widely considered to be one of the seminal figures in the ever-growing culture jamming movement. He has pirated over a thousand billboards over the last twenty years, replacing existing advertisements with his own hand-painted "subvertisements." Ron is also a well-known Pop painter, whose work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Paris and the Whitney Museum in New York. This is a comprehensive survey of his art, covering 20 years of his career, from staged photography to neo-surrealist oil paintings, from street art to culture jamming. An important look at the work of an artist who has been at the forefront of movements in photography, painting, activist art, and underground music.