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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

For utterly information:

Bortolami Gallery

520 W 2oth Street

New York

The Park Avenue Armory


20 Rockefeller Plaza

New York


The Art Production Fund

New York


Cecily Brown- Gossip Girl Art, Season 2, ep. 19

In Gossip Girl Art, Season 2 on March 23, 2011 at 1:17 am

Lily Van der Woodsen being informed about a Brown “on the market” by her art dealer. In ep.19 season 2.

Cecily Brown (Born: 1969, London).

The artist studied in London where she received a BA in Fine Arts at Slade School of Art. Not soon after moving to the U.S, Mrs. Brown presented her works at her first solo exhibition in NY at Deitch Projects in 1997. This solo exhibition was a great success and got huge critical acclaim.

The artist also shows a great respect for art history and many of her works reveal her liking of artist such as Francisco de Goya and Willem de Kooning. Her paintings are mixed with figuration and abstraction.  She is known for giving her works titles after classic Hollywood films.

Brown is now one of the greats, and is popular among collector as for example Elton John and Michael Ovitz.  Her works have become rather expensive, but she makes nice original prints which are more “accessible”. (Below on the site).

The piece below was estimated between $600,000- $800,000 at Christies in November 2007. It was sold for $713,000.

“Eyes Wide Shut” , oil on canvas, 80x 84 in. , 2001. Signed “Cecily”.

Source: Christie’s.

Accessable Art recommends:

This is an original lithograph by Cecily Brown from 2005.  39 x 29 1/2 in.

Signed and numbered.

Edition of 30 (few pieces).

Price: Between £1500-2000

Gagosian Gallery, New York

Saatchi Gallery, London


Accessable Art Portfolio

In Accessable Art Portfolio, Uncategorized on January 31, 2011 at 6:07 pm

Michael Craig-Martin

ART (Magenta) 2010, Acrylic on aluminium 122 cm x 120 cm

Michael Craig-Martin (born: 1941, Dublin). Lives and works in London

Gallery Haas & Fuchs, Berlin

PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Alan Cristea Gallery, London

Gagosian Gallery, New York

David Drebin

Color-C Print Signed and Numbered by the Artist on Verso

David Drebin (born: 1970, Canada). The artist is originally from Toronto, Canada, graduated from Parson School of Design in New York City in 1996 and has been based in New York City ever since.

Gallerie De Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada

Acte2galerie, Paris

Visist to see more of his works and prices

David Lieske


Plinth and champagne glasses

Plinth: 75 X 75 X 75 cm / Glasses: 87 x 63 x 63 cm


David Lieske (born: 1979, Hamburg, Germany). Lives and works in Berlin.

Alex Zachary, New York


Jeanette Mundt

Low-lying Concrete Beauty, 2010, oil on canvas 10x 8 inches

Jeanette Mundt (born: 1982).  Jeanette Mundt is an artist currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

John Connelly Presents, New York

Western Exhibitions, Chicago

The Journal Gallery, New York

Kumi Sugai

S-vert, Colour lithograph, 1990, signed and numbered by hand, edition of 99, mint condition, 11,2 x 9,6 inches

Kumi Sugai (1919-1996) was one of the greatest living artist. Some of his works might, however, be sold for a good price on auction- but these are numbered prints.

Sotheby’s, New York

Christie’s Fine Art Auctions

Blomqvist Auksjoner,Oslo

Bukowskis, Stockholm

Luis Gispert

Cheerleader Series, 2002, c-print 72x 38 inches.

Luis Gispert (born: 1972, New Jersey). Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami.