Ron English

Ron English

Ron English is an American Contemporary artist who explores brand imagery and advertising, best known for combining expert draftsmanship with cynical, humorous critique of American culture. POPaganda is one of his trademark fusions, which blends high and low imagery, mixing superheroes and comic strips with art historical iconography. He also collaborated with the likes of Jeff Staple, Vans, VILLA and New Balance.

Date of Birth 1959
Industries Pop artist, illustrator
Headquarter Decatur, Illinois, United States
Ron English Unveils His Politically-Driven 'Donald T Rich Grin' Figure
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Ron English Unveils His Politically-Driven 'Donald T Rich Grin' Figure

Featured in his “Make America GRIN Again” Tour starting in San Diego.

A Recap of All the Stunning Street Art at MURAL Festival 2017
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A Recap of All the Stunning Street Art at MURAL Festival 2017

Large-scale murals bring color to the Canadian city.

Why Ron English Is Obsessed With Creating Vinyl Toys
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Why Ron English Is Obsessed With Creating Vinyl Toys

Claims his POPaganda brand is the “bad boy Gucci.”

Ron English's 10th Anniversary "Charlie Grin" Toy Drops This Week
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Ron English's 10th Anniversary "Charlie Grin" Toy Drops This Week

Limited to just 300 pieces.

RCNSTRCT Studio Links up With Ron English on a Custom Camo Shirt
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RCNSTRCT Studio Links up With Ron English on a Custom Camo Shirt

Including satirical patchwork from the artist himself.

Ron English Teams up With Compound and Made by Monsters for the 10th Anniversary "Charlie Grin" Toy Release
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Ron English Teams up With Compound and Made by Monsters for the 10th Anniversary "Charlie Grin" Toy Release

A very limited release.

Ron English's Upcoming "Popaganda" Pop-Up Shop in LA Will Feature Exclusive Merch
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Ron English's Upcoming "Popaganda" Pop-Up Shop in LA Will Feature Exclusive Merch

Vinyl art toys, caps, tees and more.

Ron English & DOE Team up for a Limited Edition "Mad Happy Monk Grin" Figure
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Ron English & DOE Team up for a Limited Edition "Mad Happy Monk Grin" Figure

In celebration of English’s “East Meets West” exhibition.

Ron English's Colossal Ronald McDonald & Statue of Liberty Works Taken Down in Shanghai
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Ron English's Colossal Ronald McDonald & Statue of Liberty Works Taken Down in Shanghai

Just within hours of going up.

Ron English Talks “East Meets West” Exhibit and Basis of His Artistic Upbringing
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Ron English Talks “East Meets West” Exhibit and Basis of His Artistic Upbringing

“I was just doing street art for the fuck of it. I took two art history classes in college and I flunked them both.”
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2004

His obese fast-food mascot that was featured in the documentary Supersize Me.

2011

Lazinc, London, Skin Deep: Post-Instinctual Afterthoughts On Psychological Portraiture

2016

Allouche Gallery, New York, Ron English / Guernica