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Ruvan Wijesooriya Part III- Gossip Girl Art

In Gossip Girl, Gossip Girl Art, Season 3 on October 30, 2011 at 4:11 pm

Chuck Bass’s apartment at the “Empire”

Many of the works by Ruvan W. featured in the show have been exhibited earlier. The photography above to the left has been exhibited at “Since forever is gone”   in New York, 2009.  Ruvan Wijesooriya is known for his exhibitions where the audience may take the work home. In that way, Wijesooriya says that an image is never for him to keep. It is also a pretty cool thing to do, and really artistic.

“All of Ruvan’s pictures remind me of that feeling: That your life could be
saved if you could get there right then. That you’re geographically fucked,
and it’s all happening right now, somewhere else, without you. There is an
enormous amount of intimacy in them, and promise, and intrusion.”

James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem

Season 3, episode 10

Photo: Christina Tonkin Interiors

Season 3, episode 8

Photo: Christina Tonkin  Interiors

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Ruvan Wijesooriya Part II- Gossip Girl Art

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2 on October 26, 2011 at 4:32 pm

From Max’s apartment (the photographer based on Ruvan W. in the show). Episode 8, season 2.

A selection of pieces by Wijesooriya from the apartment, made for Gossip Girl. (Look behind on the wall).

Willa Holland as Agnes Andrews

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Ruvan Wijesooriya Part I – Gossip Girl Art

In Gossip Girl, Gossip Girl Art on October 19, 2011 at 8:39 pm

“Untitled”, 2008. Edition of 5, 36 x 24 inches.

Ruvan Wijesooriya (Lives and works in New York).

The famous fashion and music photographer is really one of the favourite artist on the Gossip Girl  set. Here, Christina Tonkin has shown great taste in the chose of works. He is not only into fashion and music, his art also works beyoynd these boundaries.

Chuck Bass’s apartement

The writers for the show liked his work so much  that they based an own character on him. This was to be Max, the photographer in season 2. They also made him to direct a short video featured in season 2.Ruvan has many of his works featured in the show, among many six of them are permanently in Chuck Bass’s apartment. He is still featured in season 5.

More to come…….

Episode 11, season 4

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Peter Peri- Accessable Art Portfolio

In Accessable Art Portfolio on October 11, 2011 at 8:28 pm

PeriPeter Peri 2009,  mixed media on canvas, 122cm x 92 cm

Peter Peri (Born: 1971 in London. Currently lives and works in London).

Peri helds a MA from Chelsea  College of Art. He is represented by many leading galleries as Bortolami Gallery in New York, and Almine Rech Gallery Paris. He has exhibited in France, Germany, Switzerland, England, USA and Mallorca. Peri has shown on Tate Britain, Kunsthalle Basel and Bloomberg New Contemporary. The artist is also represented in collections such as Tate Collection, UBS, Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, among others.

His works held references to modernisme and, he is the grandchild of Laszlo Péri, an hungarian constructivisme who later turned into socialist realistic works. Peri’s recent works develope linear geometric structures, and his talent for details shows the varieties of form an object can take.


Peter Peri 2011, mixed media on canvas, 130cm x 100 cm

Installation view, Bortolami Gallery

Peter Peri has got high prices, but it is not impossible to getting hold of a smaller piece for a friendly amount of money.

Peter Peri, 2  Lakeside Figures  2009, graphite on unbleached paper, 36,5 cm x 44,5 cm

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Bortolami Gallery

New York

Almine Rech Gallery


Aaron Young- Gossp Girl Art, Van der Woodsen set

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2, Season 3, Uncategorized on October 4, 2011 at 6:56 am

(The work  left to the staircase is by Aaron Young. Its a panel from the project “Greeting Card”)

Aaron Young (Born: 1972 in San Francisco, CA. Lives and works in New York).

Aaron Young created uproar when he invited a local biker to drive a motorcycle until he either could not see through all the smoke or his tires were burned, in Francisco Art Institue’s gallery.  As payment, Young gave the biker beer. The artist on the other hand was nearly expelled from the school.

(Panel from the “Greeting Card”.  Was up for auction at Christie’s March 2011. Close to the one in Gossip Girl).

The result of the wild, but short drive was a drawing on the floor-which had been Diego Riveras earlier studio.   In spite of the unconventional performance, Aaron Young was allowed to continue his education, and has later participated in many important shows and exhibitions. The artist is now highly requested.

Young is also known for his collaboration with Nate Lowman, but mostly known his teamwork with different representatives from different subcultures or rebels like bikers and skateboarders.

(The text was posted earlier on March 21, 2011).

Aaron Young is also known for beeing a part of the “Warhol’s Children”, a group of NewYork-based and Warhol-inspired artists who have achieved a lot of attention in the art world.

In collaboration with the Art Production Fund and the Park Avenue Armory, Young held his first public show in New York, placed in the Drill Hall, september 2007. The project was named “Greeting Card”, inspired by Jackson Pollock.Young painted 288 panels of plywood in colors of pink, red,orange and yellow fluorescent, painted with black on the top concealing the brighter colors. He then placed all the panels out on the floor, forming a 128 x 72 feet canvas on which twelve motorcycle riders performed after direction from Aaron Young. The movements from the tires formed a pattern of burnouts on the panels. It is one of this panels which is placed in the Gossip Girl- show.

(The Drill Hall at the Park Avenue Armory )

Image credit: The Art Production Fund

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Bortolami Gallery

520 W 2oth Street

New York

The Park Avenue Armory


20 Rockefeller Plaza

New York


The Art Production Fund

New York