I don’t often do portraits in my work (at least not of real people). In those rare instances the challenge comes my way, I enjoy trying to capture the subject while still retaining my visual lexicon. Just recently, I was contacted by Chris Curry at The New Yorker to create a portrait of African American [...]
I have been very fortunate in my art career so far to have worked on many exciting and meaningful projects. This past year, I began a project which is not only of such nature, it is without a doubt the most important art project of my career so far. I was contacted by a [...]
Exclusive Taxali package from 1xRUN: +Signed, hardcover copy of “I LOVE YOU, OK?” +Signed “CHUMP PUNCH” Gocco print. “I Love You, OK?” is a distinctive collection, showcasing one of illustration’s most original stars. Inspired by vintage comics and period advertisements, Gary Taxali tweaks conventional styling and context to cast light on life’s constant paradoxes. Sex, [...]
A short while ago, I was contacted by Polaroid to see if I would be interesting in creating art for a very special group exhibition in NYC entitled, “Made in Polaroid”. The first thing that made this special was that the show would consist of 50 artists’ works made from Polaroid prints using their [...]
I am pleased to announce the limited edition print release of “Are We Serious” through 1xRUN in the US. I have collaborated with the Drake Hotel in Toronto to create three site specific installations. To commemorate this special event, I have decided to release this print that was one of the artwork in the installations. Photos [...]
I am very happy to announce that I have 3 installations featured at The Drake Hotel in Toronto. Tonight is the reception which will also includes a Q+A with me conducted by The Drake’s curator, Mia Nielson. After that, I will be doing a signing for books, toys and anything else someone wants me [...]
A few months ago, I was approached by Third Drawer Down, a wonderful storefront museum shop in Fitzroy, Australia. They sell amazing limited edition artist designed products and have worked with internationally acclaimed artists such David Shrigley and Kiki Smith. They asked me about my interest in doing a limited edition artist series of a [...]
“Flip Floppy” Limited Edition Silk Screen Print based on the “Flip Floppy” wooden toy (Jacob’s Ladder).