Studio Visit: Artist + Musician David King Reuben

With an album on the way, the painter splits his time between Electric Lady Studios and a Brooklyn loft

To follow the path of an artist over time, one must accept surprise and delight, awe and the unknown. For half-a-decade, we’ve trekked along with London-born, Brooklyn-based David King Reuben. His fine art captures the soul, oftentimes upending reality—playing with it in a colorful, comedic and contentious way. Reuben’s artistry has developed in tangent with the interest of a slew of collectors—and an audience. Through …

Paddle8 + Sotheby’s La Mer Wave Walk

50 artists, including Dustin Yellin, Tali Lenox and David King Reuben, go to auction benefitting Project 0

For a month now, 50 works by 50 different artists—hailing from various artistic backgrounds—have been scattered throughout the iconic streets and important edifices of NYC. In the form of a circular wave (or, in the case of Julian Schnabel’s contribution, an item affiliated with the ocean), these sculptures comprise Wave Walk—an effort by beauty brand La Mer to raise money for Project 0, a non-profit …

David Reuben: “Kings & Corpses”

The British painter's colorful yet macabre US gallery debut

On 22 October, fine artist and filmmaker David King Reuben will make his US debut at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in Chelsea, NYC. The show will feature his large-scale, figure-focused paintings paired with photographer Dominic White‘s black and white photos. Reuben’s engrossing work swells with color trapped within form. Highly textured; with layered oil, acrylic and spray-paint on canvas, there’s an abundance of life in …