works and books by artist mark ryden

Mark Ryden’s Sweet Costumes and Sets for ABT’s “Whipped Cream”

The American Ballet Theater presented the world premiere of its newest ballet, Whipped Cream, about a boy who consumes too many sweets and hallucinates about sugary treats, just last night. Choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky, scored for ballet by Richard Strauss (who also concocted the original libretto), the show features sets and costumes by Pop-surrealist artist Mark Ryden. (more…)

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Mark Ryden’s Microportfolio 7 – 24 Oversized Postcard Prints

Mark Ryden Microportfolio 7. While you may not be able to afford an original piece of art by Mark Ryden, his microportfolios are the next best thing. Printed on heavy card stock and perfect for framing (I speak from experience), Porterhouse Fine Art editions has just released the first printing of his 7th microportfolio featuring 24 images from his exhibition, The Gay 90s. (more…)

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Bunny Bonanza: In Art. In Books. In Movies. As Brands. And Just Big. (Over 80 pics!)

Bunnies in art
Dieter Roth, Shit Hare, 1975

Happy Easter, Happy Bunny Day, Happy Christ Resurrection, Jesus Zombie Day and all that. In honor of the holiday, I’m going to share with you a bunch o’ bunnies. Bunnies in art, in literature, in movies, as brands and some of the biggest bunnies in the world. I had to really cull down this post or by the time you finished reading it, it’d be Christmas. (more…)

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