art pops

short artists tribute, flash bio teasers, quotes, themes, images and inspiration for your social media feed, educational program and entertainment.

Hilma af klint 

Hilma af klint tribute

video by Yoav Ruda

1:01 min

2021

Hilma instructed me how to construct this beat, every little detail must fit.

Start with flowers, deep waters, then  earth, finish with a fly...the great gig in the sky.

 

Let's rewrite art history, put the damn lie out of its misery

Abstract realism pioneer, 

Multiverse balance, crystal clear.

 

She said: these are accurate descriptive works of art. Kandinsky thought he was the first, I knew I was last but not least, 

glancing through the shadow of the big mist.

 

Let's rewrite art history, put the damn lie out of its misery

Abstract realism pioneer, 

Multiverse balance, crystal clear.

Yayoi Kusama tribute

Yayoi Kusama tribute

video by Yoav Ruda

1:01 min

2021

I’ve painted polka dots, long before the dot com
I’ve made infinity nets, long before the dot net


Now there’s a new blockchain platform on my name.
That’s kind of cool, though i don’t really get that crypto game

Yayoi Kusama, contemporary pop icon

Visuals by Tomofumi Narusawa, Animating with EbSynth Yayoi Kusama Style
 

Jeff Koons

town full of toons

Jeff Koons- town full of toons

video by Yoav Ruda

1:03 min

2020

I go door to door selling gift-wrapping paper and candy, pocket money is handy.


jeff koons, town full of toons
Balloon dog aint no bubble
91 million dollars smile comes with no struggle.

Made in heaven,  
Ilona is a glorious raven.
Not porn, but rather Pop icon legacy newborn.

40 feet puppy may have been fluffy
The small difference between a hippy and a yuppy.

jeff koons, town full of toons
Balloon dog aint no bubble
91 million dollars smile comes with no struggle.

Andy stole my $ bill

Andy  stole my $ bill

video by Yoav Ruda

1:52 min

2021

Andy  stole my $ bill; it ain't my best work, no big deal.


15 minutes of fame, burning down in 8 bit flames

Andy ate my Campbell soup,
Never mind, it tastes like dup.

Andy stole my 15 minutes; I went to the can for just a sek; didn't realise I'd lose track.  
I Went to the wizzer to rub my left hand; when I got back; He was up there on the stand.

15 seconds of fame, burning down in 8 bit flames
 

Kaws and effect

Mural is neural

Kaws and effect

video by Yoav Ruda

0:33 min

2021

Kaws. vinyl figure clicks play,
led zep toys flying above the bay.
x-ray eyes and dropping jaws, 
artworld full of flaws.

 

Mural is neural

Mural is neural

video by Yoav Ruda

0:41 min

2020

Jackson got a crazy deadline to make, 
Why don’t you take a five, give me a break.


Splashing all night , it's messy but fun.
Unload your gun, it’s a homerun,

 

Automatic for the people, dripping spacetime ripple,

Mural is neural, a birth and a funeral.

The piece is too big to be bought, 
Let’s call Marcel for his cut.
Blank canvas painter’s block,
the ticking of the clock…

 

Miss Guggenheim wants it modern
Pattern and rhythm
no figures, nor rhymes, 
Sign of the times.

Automatic for the people, dripping spacetime ripple,
Mural is neural, a birth and a funeral.

 

Black dada- Adam Pendleton video remix

Black dada

video by Yoav Ruda

1:01 min

2020

Black dada
never say nada

Adam Pendleton is setting the tone
High contrast getting me into the zone
No Fifty Shades of Grey on his tray
Black & white, that’s what it's all about

Black dada
never say nada

 

Theater Gates-Jasper Jones Mashup

Theater Gates-Jasper Jones Mashup

video by Yoav Ruda

1:25 min

2021

Aldo Tambellini tribute

Aldo Tambellini tribute

video by Yoav Ruda

0:59 min

2020

Black to me is like a beginning
Black gets rid of the historical definition. 
Black is a state of being blind and more aware. 
Black is a oneness with birth. 
Black is within totality, the oneness of all. 
Black is the expansion of consciousness in all directions.

Aldo Tambellini, 1967.

Marathon Man-Ronnie Goodman tribute

Marathon Man-Ronnie Goodman tribute

video by Yoav Ruda

1:52 min

2020

Painting, doing time…
Marathon man fell down just before the finish line
Like a greek mythology sublime

Mass Incarceration
A lockdown nation within the nation

 

Ronnie Goodman was an artist and a homeless
Nevertheless
He was long distance runner, a free spirit, no bummer

 

Died one month before a show at the Moma, all roads lead to Roma

Painting, doing time…
Marathon man fell down just before the finish line

 

Gordon Parks tribute

Gordon Parks tribute

video by Yoav Ruda

1:01 min

2020

Push & pin, pull & pan- Milton Glaser tribute

Push & pin, pull & pan-Milton Glaser tribute

video by Yoav Ruda

1:01 min

2020

Push & pin, pull & pan
New York loves Milton Glaser 
His iconic logo pops like laser

“I almost fainted with the realization that you could create life with a pencil. And at that moment, I decided that’s how I was going to spend my life,”

the moment of eureka, Angels in America


From the Bronx to the world trade center
Brooklyn brewery on the Bowery
1970’s emoji, a global urban fantasy

He truly red Dylan’s head, drawing him like a deadhead

Push & pin, pull & pan
New York loves Milton Glaser 
His iconic logo pops like laser

 

Christo, Jeanne-Claude

Christo, Jeanne-Claude

video by Yoav Ruda

1:01 min

2020

Born on the same day, 
Shared vision delight
Ok, let's call it a night
How about a last night cap?
That's all folks, its a wrap

Wrapping the Reichstag
Artworks with no price tag

covering barrels at the port of Cologne,

together we’ll get in the zone
surrounding 11 islands in Biscayne Bay, it’s not even the end of the day
We will never forget the tragic umbrella, a painful hole in the big mandela


Born on the same day, 
Shared vision delight
Ok, Jeanne-Claude, let's call it a night
How about a last night cap?
That's all folks, its a wrap

 

op art, A short video tribute to Richard Anuszkiewicz, founder of the op art movement

op art, A short video tribute to Richard Anuszkiewicz, founder of the op art movement

1:01 min

2020

DREAM TOGETHER, Happily ever before & after

DREAM TOGETHER Happily ever before &  after

video by Yoav Ruda

1:03 min

2020

DREAM TOGETHER
Happily ever before & after

from Ceiling Painting to MET 150 
Positive thinking is drifty

Yoko Ono
feather weigh a ton
Ocean child is misty and wild,
Is happiness a warm gun?
 

The narrow victory of the one over the none