MAN-E-NEWS// America Depress from Ron English x Kidrobot Black…

Teased a couple of weeks back, Ron English‘s collaboration with Kidrobot’s Black off-shoot, “America Depress” has finally been revealed in all its glory. Based on a painting English did way back at the beginning of the financial crisis (check our original post for a look), the monumental 12″ vinyl figure has been limited to justContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// America Depress from Ron English x Kidrobot Black…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ron English’s “American Depression” for Kidrobot Black…

It’s been a long time since the release of Tara McPherson’s Lilitu figure, so it came with great pleasure to find out that Kidrobot Black‘s latest release, Ron English‘s “American Depression” will be dropping at the end of the month! Fitting the more-art-than-toy brief of Kidrobot‘s super sleek subsidiary, the piece has been adapted fromContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ron English’s “American Depression” for Kidrobot Black…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Star-Skull Astronaut” from Dum English x Made by Monsters…

Made by Monsters continue their amazing work with Ron English in his first collaboration with RnB singer Chris Brown, the “Star-Skull Astronaut series. Going under the newly formed “Dum English” moniker, the pair have infused low brow, pop culture and art toy for their incredible debut piece. Due to be released as a 10″ figureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Star-Skull Astronaut” from Dum English x Made by Monsters…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mousemask Murphy vinyl figure from Made by Monsters x Ron English…

Originally previewed at the House of Vans event in Berlin, Ron English‘s collaboration with Made by Monsters, the giant-sized Mousemask Murphy vinyl figure, has finally been given an official reveal on the Garageworks blog. Standing at a lofty 10″ tall, the highly anticipated release comes in an International Color edition and a Japan specific ZacPac Grey-Tone edition. LimitedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mousemask Murphy vinyl figure from Made by Monsters x Ron English…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Fat Tony ‘Fluorescent Edition’ from Ron English…

Hot off the heals of the recent release (and quick disappearance!) of OG Fat Tony, Ron English has recent revealed the latest colourway to drop, the Fluorescent Edition. Unlike the initial batch’s limit of just 500 pieces worldwide, Fluorescent Tony will be dropping as an open edition at your local art toy emporium sometime soon.Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Fat Tony ‘Fluorescent Edition’ from Ron English…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The X-Ray Spongebob Squarepants from Secret Base…

Following last year’s collaboration with Ron English and his iconic Supersize Me figure, Secret Base has just revealed their latest ‘X-Ray’ pair-up, this time with Nickelodeon’s Spongebob Squarepants. As with Supersize Me, Spongebob is set to drop in a whole host of crazy colourways, with the first batches coming in the form of standard X-rayContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The X-Ray Spongebob Squarepants from Secret Base…”

America’s Back: Obama x Hulk sculpt from Ron English…

Recently revealed over at Clutter Magazine, America’s Back is the latest sculpture to come from Ron English. Coinciding with the release of his latest song (lyrics below) of the same name, there is no news as to wether the Obama x Hulk sculpt will ever make it to production- we’re keeping fingers and toes crossed,Continue reading “America’s Back: Obama x Hulk sculpt from Ron English…”

A week in toys…

Welcome to our third weekly round-up of the art toy scene! In our endeavour to search for exclusive content for the site, we regrettably miss a lot of the art toy industry’s biggest stories throughout the week. To combat this, we’ve decided to create a new weekly feature that helps sum up some of the mostContinue reading “A week in toys…”

KillKidds Fat Tony vinyl toy from Ron English…

Revealed through Clutter Magazine’s twitter feed last week, Fat Tony is the lastest Popaganda figure from the legendary Ron English. First appearing last October on counterfeit cereal packets English had placed around two grocery stores, the morbidly obese Tony the Tiger (Fat Tony) sat alongside a bloated Sam Toucan and drug addicted Dig-em to raiseContinue reading “KillKidds Fat Tony vinyl toy from Ron English…”

Hope Gallery Presents the Quick & Painful Flash Tattoo Tour

Fusing the talents of contemporary tattoo and illustration, the Hope Gallery’s latest project, entitled Quick and Painful, features a host of today’s most elite low brow artists presenting their own take on the art of tattoo flash. Used widely throughout the last century, and made famous by the likes of Sailor Jerry and Doc Forbes,Continue reading “Hope Gallery Presents the Quick & Painful Flash Tattoo Tour”