LG Williams and Erik David Gallery is thrilled to announce another full-page artwork to appear in the July/August 2023 issue of The Brooklyn Rail.
Featured is the full-page artwork titled ‘The Development Of Expertise In The Visual Arts (Vincent van Gogh)‘ from 2022. Captivating and thought-provoking, this artwork pays homage to the legendary Vincent van Gogh while exploring the profound journey of expertise in the realm of the visual arts.
‘The Development Of Expertise In The Visual Arts (Vincent van Gogh)’ offers a compelling narrative that resonates with both art connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike. Erik David Gallery is delighted to be part of this exceptional artistic endeavor, which marks another significant milestone with the artist.
Hi LG, thanks for joining us today. Are you happier as a creative? Do you sometimes think about what it would be like to just have a regular job? Can you talk to us about how you think through these emotions?
Yes, I am a Los Angeles-American artist and global-nomadic creative. I enjoy the freedom and self-expression that comes with the calling. Being a self-professed ‘Capitalist Realist,’ post-consumer, post-truth, trans-dimensional artist is thrilling.
On most days, I’m simply broke and gobsmacked…
While I was satisfied and enjoying the freedom and self-expression that came with the life of an internationally recognized post-conceptual artist a few years ago, I also wondered what it would be like to have a regular day job. This curiosity is why, in 2016, I became the Founder and CEO of an entirely new creative venture or hyper-conceptual approach to art-world-building known as Prosperity Aesthetics™ International. With Prosperity Aesthetics™ International (PA™ for short), I could share and teach millions of confused but emerging young artists and miserable-but-incredibly-wealthy executives how to seek out and find true artistic and financial rewards in today’s ridiculously lucrative contemporary Art world….
LG Williams and Erik David Gallery Limited Edition Artwork Now Available (For Free!!!) In The May ’23 Issue of The Brooklyn Rail…
In contemporary art, expressions of gratitude often take various forms. One such unique manifestation can be found in the two artworks “Thank You,” created by the unrenowned Los Angeles artist LG Williams. Williams visually acknowledges and expresses appreciation for the millionaires and billionaires who support and patronize his artistic career and the broader global contemporary art market through these compelling pieces.
“Thank You” captivates viewers with its striking imagery and thought-provoking symbolism. The artwork is adorned with vibrant reflections, dynamic gestures, and intricate details. Amidst the visually captivating composition, the artist employs clever juxtapositions and layering languages. The artwork symbolically represents the symbiotic relationship between the artist and the patrons in the art world who contribute to his success and others. It is a testament to their impact on his artistic journey and the flourishing contemporary art scene.
The artworks celebrate the symbiotic relationship between artists and patrons, underscoring the profound impact that patronage has on the growth and vitality of the contemporary art world. Through “Thank You,” LG Williams acknowledges the financial support and recognizes the emotional and intellectual investments made by these vital patrons.
Images: LG Williams, Thank You! Millionaires and Billionaires or Ashwathama Is Dead, 2014, 48 x 37″ ea., Reflective Ink on Engineer Grade Reflective Sheeting on Heavy-Duty Aluminum, Edition of 25.