(New York City) Early this July Marko Stout presented his latest works to large crowds of millennial art fans eager to meet this New York City icon, who many are comparing to Andy Warhol, Lichtenstein Jeff Koons, Milo Moiré and other multi-media pop art giants. They came to the show enthusiastic to meet the artist, see his latest works and have autographs signed.
The cult-like attention among his fans, especially younger millennial generation, the extensive social media buzz, rising sales and millennial packed gallery attendance has made many in the art world and media to compare Stout and his works to Andy Warhol, the artistic giant of the 1960s pop art movement. The Huffington Post also recently ran an article entitled, “Is Marko Stout the Next Andy Warhol?” However, Marko Stout offers a darker, raw, and grittier adaptation of pop art when compared to Warhol. His exploration of urban myth and sexuality adds a modern twist to his artistic theme with a gritty feel ideal for a young modern audience particularly the millennials who connect with his work.
Marko Stout’s sculptures, experimental avant-garde films, installations and vibrant aluminum prints are exhibited at various international art galleries throughout the US and Europe. His recent show in SoHo drew the attention of many art collectors and fans especially young people waiting to get into the exhibition to meet this popular artist and see his exciting new works from his “Erotic Dreams” collection. Fans were greeted by the sculpture of a seven-foot leather clad female with a white rabbit head upon entering the exhibition. Alongside the sculpture, three huge LED sets played erotic videos including a 20-minute close-up clip of a young woman working herself to a powerful orgasm.
Stout’s reputation among the elite art crowd grew in a sporadic manner over past years. With several shows under his belt now, collectors in the art world have turned their attention to Marko Stout’s gritty urban works. It is why he is so popular among young people. Images of his works have gone viral on social media in the past year- especially after making news with the record-breaking sale of his colossal figurative sculptures at the ArtExpo Show in New York City to a Berlin art collector and nightclub owner last spring.
Marko Stout’s solo exhibition at the SepiaEYE gallery, also hosted by Madatart and MSE highlights the artists latest set of prints, photography and video works. Marko Stout is considered to be one of the most relevant and by far the coolest multimedia artist working today. The artist’s works where featured last April at New York’s Caelum Gallery to large crowds and much critical acclaim. The artist’s exploration of urban myth and sexuality adds a modern twist to his artistic theme with a gritty feel ideal for a young modern audience particularly the millennials who connect with his work.
This solo exhibition of Marko Stout’s work is an absolute must for anyone interested in the modern-day pop art movement, fans of artists like Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons or any art fans interested in meeting and seeing the works of this New York icon. So if you’re in NYC this summer check our Marko Stout at the SepiaEYE Gallery in Chelsea!