You Should Know: Artist Ryan McGinness

by guestofaguest · September 30, 2014

Ryan McGinness

Ryan McGinness is an immensely talented artist, with a vast collection of intricately beautiful works and installations. The surf and skate culture of Virginia Beach of Ryan's upbringing provides much inspiration for his work which includes paintings, sculptures, environments and "graphic drawings which use the visual language of public signage, corporate logos, and contemporary iconography." McGinness, an Andrew Carnegie Scholar got his start at the Andy Warhol Museum as a curatorial assistant during college. From Amsterdam to Madrid and NYC, Ryan's work has made an impression throughout the world, utilizing a groundbreaking aesthetic that allows him to share personal experiences. Ryan also has an extensive collection of published catalogues, books, and monographs featuring his art. Ryan has been one of our favorite artists to follow and someone that we think you need to know!

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Ryan McGinness

Occupation: Artist Instagram/Twitter: @mcginnessworks


Ryan McGinness Questionnaire

What do you actually do all day? Fill out questionnaires.

My biggest secret is... I love everybody.

Why do you live in NYC? If you can make it here...

Uber, Taxi, Subway or Citi Bike? All options. Quickest wins.

My motto is... Work.

My alter ego is... Fish sticks.

The last drink I had was... Iced coffee.

My secret crush is... Picasso.

What was your first job? I worked on a golf course.

Coming from? Going to? Past. present. future.

What is your favorite work of art? The Garden of Earthly Delights.

Who should we know? It doesn't matter as long as they know grammar.