Interview: Artist Ryan McGinness on Designing for Hennessy

His bright, graphic Very Special Limited Edition Bottle enters the canon of alcohol art

Despite the fact that he works across multiple artistic mediums, it’s very easy to discern the work of NYC-based artist Ryan McGinness. In addition to his iconic symbol-driven body of work, his experimental Instagram and the depths of his oftentimes ornate paintings, McGinness recently took to designing a special limited edition bottle for luxury cognac brand Hennessy. It’s the brand’s fifth artist partnership in five …

Ryan McGinness Works

by Ariston Anderson The beauty of a Ryan McGinness show is not only that passing through the gallery doors is entering into the world of McGinness, but that each painting fully consumes your attention once you start looking. Like their name implies, each multi-layered screenprinted work from the Black Hole series has the remarkable ability to suck viewers in. Similar to a Jackson Pollack or …

Ryan McGinness: Aesthetic Comfort and No Sin/No Future

It's likely that Ryan McGinness doesn't need the help of his benefactress and art-loving fashion designer Agnès b. anymore, but we have a feeling the skateboarder from Virginia Beach isn't the type to forget where he came from no matter how successful he is today, both in his stomping ground of New York and worldwide. While many critics compare his ability to blur the lines …