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Preview Ron English's "Crucial Fiction" at Opera Gallery

664409_10151809048771165_1826487213_o.jpgFor his new show at SoHo's Opera Gallery, street artist Ron English collaborates with his former child self, creating a subversive, fever-dream pop-mash-up of 8-year-old English's interests in comic books, super hero figurines, sugary breakfast cereal and busty female aliens. Per the show's catalog, English's "Crucial Fiction" features works that "address a fantastical question: What might happen if a 50 year old man at the height of his powers as fine artist and painter, could finally animate the elaborate visions constructed by his 8-year-old self, that boy who dug holes to China in the backyard while imagining every blade of grass as a green army soldier laid low by the advancing plastic hordes of cowboys, indians and assorted disposable heroes?"  Check out English's pieces below, which go in display November 1st. 

last-fat-breakfast.jpgLast Fat Breakfast

the_virgin_diaries.jpegThe Virgin Diaries

Homer and Barney at the crossroad

Star Skull Lady Lips

Bubble Headed Bunnies

Combat Rising

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