Clamoring to be heard and nearly submerged in murky water, the men in grey suits all appear to be stepping inward and under. The Berlin-based exhibit left the image open to audience interpretation but it wasn’t long before folks on social media dubbed it an image of “politicians discussing global warming underwater”. The resulting tweet, sent out in March of this year, was mistaken as being the official vision of the artist’s and helped the image go viral.
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Friday May 16, 2014 6:36 pm|
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday September 10, 2012 5:00 pm|
Who says fine art can’t be humorous?
Wayne White’s art isn’t highbrow. It isn’t Lowbrow. But it qualifies as both. It’s American in the best of ways: Pure, funny, shoot-from-the-hip, self-made, inventive, imaginative. Wayne White is Will Rogers with a paintbrush and a hot glue gun, an artist whose work greeted attendees at Art Basel in Miami, and whose influence–Mark Mothersbaugh calls him one of the founding fathers of American Pop Art–exploded from that most American of mediums, the television.