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Comic Book Art Meets Fine Art In NYC

(S)uperhero Joins The 10(S)ubjects @ Castle Fitzjohns Gallery

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One of the largest (S)uperhero themed paintings in the city isn’t at New York Comic Con. This Massive (8’x3′)  Marvel / DC Mashup is hanging in a fine art gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side (Castle Fitzjohns Gallery • 98 Orchard St., NYC 10002). It’s titled (S)uperhero and it’s painting number seven of ten in my, (Colin C. Jorgensen aka Cojo “Art Juggernaut”) #10Subjects series.

It was just delivered yesterday as part of my month long 10-giant-piece solo exhibit, and it will continue to grow with the final two subjects are added in the weeks to come (Show runs Sept. 25th – Oct. 23rd).

(S)uperheroArtist Photo Of (S)uperhero From My Studio In Queens

The 8 foot by 3 foot acrylic on canvas is a mashup of Marvel & DC heroes and villains. It joins the other seven completed subjects, and couldn’t have arrived at a better time, it’s New York Super Week (Oct 3rd – 12th). Comic book related events and panels have popped up all over the city.

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New York Comic Con – Artist Alley 2007 Photos Courtesy Of The Artist

Back in 2007 I was actually invited by New York Comic Con to have a free booth in Artist Alley to unveil the (S)uperhero drawings from my 2005-2006 Sketch Experiment Sketch365 which would eventually be translated into canvas as one of the 10(S)ubjects. SEVEN YEARS LATER the canvas is finally complete and hanging in a Manhattan gallery.

 

Remaining individual sketches are available for sale at Castle Fitzjohns.
Click HERE to download the gallery sell sheet.pdf


Initial Pencil Layout for (S)uperhero.

Finished Painting (S)uperhero Hanging at Castle Fitzjohns Gallery.

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10(S)ubjects
A Solo Exhibition by Colin C. Jorgensen (Cojo)

Castle Fitzjohns Gallery
98 Orchard Street NY, NY 10002
Show Runs: Thursday September 25 – October 23, 2014

www.10subjects.com
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Contact
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About CojoArtJuggernaut

Founder of ArtSucks.com and Artiholics.com, Cojo "Art Juggernaut" is a NYC Based painter, illustrator, arts blogger and SVA alumni. Freelance art clients include: AT&T, BlackBook, Complex, Espn, Maxim, Mtv, Nike, Pop Sci, Rolling Stone, Time Out NY, Vibe, and The Village Voice. Cojo's fine art work is represented by Castle Fitzjohns Gallery in New York. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | More Posts

1 Comment on Comic Book Art Meets Fine Art In NYC

  1. Absolutely LOVE the (S)uperhero piece! Very different techniques, but I suspect you share the same appreciation of the superhero/comic book genre as my husband, Billy Tackett. Feel free to check out some of his “splatter” paintings…I think you’ll appreciate those as well.

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