Archive for December, 2009

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And The Photos Keep On Coming: Art Basel 2009 Miami

December 30, 2009
It has been several weeks since Art Basel Miami 2009 closed its doors and more and more photos are starting to surface from all of the wonderful events. JoKa (HERE) sent over a great batch of photos and I picked some of my personal favorites. Also, Art Whino Gallery posted a ton of photos from Art Basel as well as some short video clips of the week’s action. You can catch new photos and videos below:
Enjoy
PaperMonster
Visit JoKa’s PhotoSet (HERE)
Visit Art Whino Gallery’s Set (HERE)

PaperMonster using his hand as a brush.


Adam Russell, Morten Andersen, and PaperMonster during the live paintings event.

Group Photos!!


Who do you know that has a guy playing with flames inside a gallery?



Enjoy
Paper Monster

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Best of 2009

December 28, 2009
I am honored to be featured in Popwhore’s Best of the Year List (HERE). Popwhore is not only a talented artists but also has one of my favorite sites to visit to see new and exciting art. 2009 has been an amazing year and 2010 is full of exciting projects and travels. Thanks again to all of the people who have supported me and all of my amazing fans!!!
Check out the Best of the Year List at the following link
http://popwhore.com/2009/12/the-best-of-the-year/

Thanks Popwhore!!
PaperMonster

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Brooklyn Street Art: Images of the Week

December 26, 2009
I just got word that PaperMonster was featured in Brooklyn Street Art’s (HERE) Images Of The Week along with Bast, 5003, Hobby Horse, Imminent Disaster, Kosbe, Swoon, Veng, and Peru Ana. I am a huge fan of the BSA site and if you love art your will not want to miss this site.
Check out the rest of the images over at Brooklyn Street Art:
http://www.brooklynstreetart.com/theBlog/?p=7128
Click on the image below to view the rest of the images of the week.
Much thanks to BrooklynStreetArt.com and Jamie Rojo!!
Paper Monster
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Malboro Middle School Stencil Art Project!!

December 23, 2009
One of the most rewarding parts about being an artist is meeting someone at a show or getting an email that simply says “Thank you for being an inspiration.” Recently Ms. Chaplinski from Marlboro Middle School in NJ sent over these photos of her arts students’ completed stencil art project inspired by my artwork. I love how the children put this project together and I think the finished paintings are fantastic!! They did a great job!! See for yourself below and click on the images to view larger.
Congrats to Ms. Chaplinski’s Students for an AMAZING Job!!
Thank you with all my heart.
PaperMonster
Completed set of paintings above and a small selection of individual paintings below.


Thank you
Paper Monster
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PaperMonster Holiday Giveaway!!

December 21, 2009
The Holidays are here and PaperMonster would like to share some HOLIDAY CHEER!! The first four people (THANKS FOR ALL OF THE EMAILS AND THE LUCKY WINNERS) to write to v@papermonster.org with your address and choice of T-Shirt size (M, L, and XL) you will get a FREE PaperMonster T-Shirt. Good luck and Happy Holidays!!
PaperMonster
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PaperMonster’s Favorite Things December

December 18, 2009
I recently received an email that basically said “Ay PaperMonster. Where the hell are your favorite things for December?” In the chaos of Art Basel photos I completely forgot to post my favorite things for this month and now here they are right in the middle of all this holiday celebration. First I have the videogame Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (HERE). If you follow me on Twitter (HERE) you know that I have been watching gameplay videos of this game and I am blown away. It has won several Game Of The Year awards and it deserves it. Catch a clip of the gameplay below. You will not regret playing full price for this game with everything you get in return. Following Uncharted 2 we have the Clipse new album “Til The Casket Drops.” I have been anticipating this album and could not be happier with it. There are so many tracks that just blow your mind in terms of quality music. Check out some of my favorite tracks from the album below and don’t forget to check out the album artwork by Kaws. Right After the clipse we have the cheapest gift you can get your loved one.The Pencil Crossbow (HERE) !! All you need is a couple of pencils and rubber bands and you can make your very own functional crossbow. Lastly we have the gift that keeps on giving.: HD video of Iron Man 2 (HERE). Can’t wait until May 7th. Hope you enjoyed my favorite things for December. HAPPY NEW YEAR.
PaperMonster
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsvKgjNSTzQ&feature=related
Clipse: Showin Out Track #4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlnoC3Gohsg
and
Clipse: Popular Demand Feat Cam’ron Track #2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4kqBH_8lR8
For more info on how to build your own pencil crossbow visit:
http://gizmodo.com/5422121/how-to-build-a-pencil-crossbow/gallery/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siQgD9qOhRs
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Photos: Art Whino Gallery Exhibition @ Art Basel Miami 2009 feat PaperMonster

December 16, 2009
Below you can find my final batch of photos from this year’s Art Basel Miami 2009. One of the biggest events that I had the pleasure to taking part in was Art Whino Gallery’s exhibition. Art Whino took over an entire location, creating a gigantic gallery setting with floating walls from the ceiling and the gallery even had its own bar, kitchen and pool. The quality of art was extremely high and many of the artists participating in the show were there to share their work with fans and the amazing crowds that stopped by the gallery. You can catch photos of the entire exhibition below.
Enjoy
PaperMonster
Driving through Miami before the Art Whino Gallery Exhibition
(Right) PaperMonster Painting
A pool… next to a bar… in a galllery…insane
Love the set-up of hanging walls fromm the building’s supporting beams. Beautiful.

Brandi Read, JoKa, Scott G. Brooks

Shane (Art Whino), PaperMonster, JoKa, Sunny, and Dave Lowell

Pieces from the live painting event the previous night.


The art speaks for itself. Click on the images to view larger.
So many talented artists to list.




Shane (Art Whino) and Clara from Utrecht with PaperMonster T-Shirts. Great crowds!!



PaperMonster on the red carpet
Great installations all around the gallery.



JoKa and PaperMonster. JoKa paints using toothpicks instead of a brush or any other tool. Very talented artists.

The quality of art work was overwhelming.











 Best artists group photo from the closing party!!

When you have someone playing with fire insde a gallery you know the night must have been crazy.
Sunny, JoKa and Dave Lowell
Paper Monster, Sunny and JoKa

JoKa.. I don’t even know what emotion this is.


Off to the hotel for the rest of the night

Flying out of Miami after a great time making some new friends and having a blast. Thanks to everyone who came to the events and all of the amazing support!!

Thank you, Paper Monster