RIP IT UP AND START AGAIN is a selected body of work by Brendan Lott. The artist and former newsstand owner had an idea to create one collage a day with the magazines that surrounded him. The project spanned for exactly one year, resulting 365 collages. Each collage is an seemingly effortless construction of popular culture, art, design, and fashion. The work is spirited, reflecting Lott’s almost hallucinatory imagination and playful style. The collages are visually rich, provocative, and sensual. These selections focus on the male gender with subjects ranging from artist Ai Weiwei, to comedian David Williams, to a young Stevie Wonder, and others. RIP IT UP AND START AGAIN is curated by Yaoska Davila and will be on view at TENOVERSIX, the popular Melrose Avenue fashion boutique, from April 6 – May 4.
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