Free: Bask Art Giveaway on 1xRun Tomorrrow

By - Thursday, March 1st, 2012

50 original hand painted multiples by BASK are being given away for free on 1xRUN’s website Thursday March 1st. As a Czechoslovakian immigrant who moved to Florida at a very young age, Bask saw propaganda everywhere. He immediately began to pick up on similarities between American advertising and popular Communist icons, which inspired him to create paintings criticizing advertisements and mass media. His work deconstructs familiar American iconography, all the while being aesthetically striking, using loud colors and childlike illustrations. Here is the official announcement:
FREE ART From BASK x 1xRUN x OHNO!DOOM this THURSDAY March 1st on 1xRUN.com 40 hand printed multiples releases at random times throughout the day On March 10th, OHNO!DOOM Gallery will host BASK’s debut solo art show in Chicago titled A SCENIC RIOT. To celebrate, BASK has made 50 original hand painted multiples entitled “Because Art Should Kill” that will be given away for FREE. That’s right, FREE! You read correctly, Thursday March 1st at 12pm EST – BASK, 1xRUN.com and OHNO!DOOM will be giving away 40 (of the edition of 50) hand painted multiples! All you will pay is for shipping! At Noon EST on 1xRUN.com we will drop the first batch of “Because Art Should Kill” and throughout the day we’ll be dropping random quantities at random times. Collectors can follow 1xRUN on Twitter or FB or sign up for 1xRUN Newsletter Alerts to stay informed. “Each 12″x 24″ painting will be mailed unwrapped, directly from me. The wear of travel during transit, will be an intentional effect on each one of a kind piece” – BASK “Because Art Should Kill” was first spotted in the Wynwood District of Miami during the 2011 Art Basel Miami Beach festivities and was featured on many of the blogs and news outlets covering the street art movement throughout the Wynwood area. In addition, 1xRUN will also be releasing a limited edition print from A Scenic Riot, Camping with Mole-Man which will drop on March 30th with an edition of 25 giclée prints, 7 of which will be hand embellished by BASK.
Text: Lydia C

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