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1xRUN: Mear One – “False Profits”

On July 1st, Los Angeles’ graffiti artist and muralist Mear One (@MearOne) debuted a print on 1xRUN. Titled “False Prophets,” this controversial, silkscreen drawing was inspired by a 2012 mural that he did in the Shoreditch community in East London (video can be seen below). It is a strong metaphor for the state of the economy and depicts the suffering of global humanity.

About the piece, he said, “I originally titled this piece “Freedom For Humanity” and experienced loads of controversy over the subject matter at the time of its creation. The mural, done entirely in spray paint, depicted a group of fat, old, decrepit white men playing a game of Monopoly on the backs of the working class.

1xRUN: Sobekcis – “Crystalpecker” & “Infinity Skull”

The 22-year-old pair of Vienna-based artists known together as Sobekcis (Sobek & Kcis) have a couple of pieces up on the 1xRUN website. The “Crystalpecker” piece features two of the same birds in a symmetrical-like manner, except flipped, moved down, and colors changed. “Infinity Skull” is more symmetrical in design with the skull and shapes intertwined behind and within it. They both contain beautiful, warm hues of blues, oranges, yellows, greens, and purples.

1xRUN: Charlie Immer – “The Bone Guide”

Maryland-based artist Charlie Immer has another piece up on 1xRUN. Titled “The Bone Guide,” it features a lengthy purple skeleton riding on top of a big, furry blue cat. I’ve always like Charlie Immer’s one-of-a-kind work. Painted with candy color palettes, his slimy, sometimes bloody skeleton creatures live in a surreal, fantasy playland, and often have some sort of quirky character. Very cool to look at.

This limited edition print went on sale on November 25th, and ends December 11th. At the time of writing this post, there were 34 of 65 available. As always, every print comes hand-numbered, signed, and with a certificate of authenticity.

1xRUN: Craww – “Verdant”

Craww is a self-taught artist from Sheffield, England. He describes his work as an exploration through secret stories and things that aren’t quite what they seem. Pretty things in dark places, nasty surprises masquerading in beauty, happy accidents, beautiful but melancholy girls, and objects of flowers, skulls, and crows.

1xRUN: Sarah Joncas – “Ophelia”

Sarah Joncas is a 27-year-old artist based out in Toronto, Canada, but considers Niagara Falls her home. I just got put onto her work due to her piece on 1xRUN. With the original painted last year for a show at the Thinkspace Gallery, she links her “Ophelia” piece with the Shakespeare character, drawing on her sorrow. Sarah said, “I wanted the figure and dark water to represent a kind of despair and emptiness. I also considered my other work ‘reemergence’ as a sequel of sorts to ‘Ophelia’, as if she’s lifted herself from the dark waters to a place of serenity and strength.

1xRUN: Rudy Fig – “Merbabes of Marshmallow Cove”

Minneapolis artist Rudy Fig returns to 1xRUN with another print. This time it’s for the “Merbabes of Marshmallow Cove” piece that she originally began painting a few years ago and finished it four years later. It features two pastel ocean beauties sitting on land and doing their hair. About mermaids, Rudy says, “Any time I’m drawing mermaids, I think of the Neverland mermaids from Peter Pan who were lovely and whimsical but also a little bitchy. You never know with mermaids.

As always, this is a limited print and only available for a remaining 6 days. At the time of this post, 28 out of 35 were left, so you better get yours quickly. Each one comes signed, numbered, and with a Certificate of Authenticity from Rudy Fig and 1xRUN.

1xRUN: Tatiana Suarez – “Clutch”

Brooklyn-based mixed media artist Tatiana Suarez brings one of her beautiful, surreal pieces to 1xRUN. She is one of my favorite artists–I absolutely love the striking, gorgeous characters that she draws. Tatiana describes the oil-painted piece “Clutch” as holding her common theme: “An appreciation & exploration of the juxtaposition between doe-eyed beauties and their loathed critters.”

1xRUN: Cone – “The Hypochondriac”

From Munich, Germany CONE has been a graffiti artist since 1993. He also dabbles in other areas of art such as graphic design and illustration. I absolutely love his characters; they’re very cool, creative, original, and weird. In 2010, he and five friends founded Bureau Stabil, a multi-disciplinary design bureau. Then in 2011, along with Nychos, Look, Dxtr, Vidam, and Low Brows, they founded The Weird–a crew of artists spread throughout Germany and Austria.

Cone has an exclusive piece on 1xRUN called “The Hypochondriac“. He made this 3-color ambigram screen print specifically for 1xRUN during his first stay in the United States–Detroit, to be specific–and it took him about 4 days to complete. He says that the piece is about living in the moment, with the whole spectrum of varying moods. The run ends in a little over a week. As always, your purchase comes signed, numbered and with a Certificate of Authenticity from CONE and 1xRUN.

1xRUN: Malt & Tead – “All Night Satellites”

Malt and Tead are two Detroit painters and friends who have collaborated many times. One of their latest pieces, called “All Night Satellites“, depicts a psychedelic purple owl at the forefront of a bunch of dark building silhouettes. The original was painted on a panel with acrylic and spray paint late 2012 through early 2013.

Now it’s available on 1xRUN. The run still has 13 days left, and only 20 (of the 50) prints available. It’s selling really fast, so make sure you pick up yours as soon as possible. As always, it comes signed and numbered.

1xRUN: Niark1 – “Everything Is Fine”

Sebastien Feraut, also known as Niark1, is a graphic designer, illustrator, and fine artist based in Paris, France. Today, he presents his colorful and funky piece “Everything Is Fine” in 50 prints on 1xRUN. Created in Illustrator during last year’s “apocalypse”, Niark1 describes the particular piece as “Kind of “Horseman of the Apocalypse“ but in a crazy version. A mix between Jérôme Bosch and Walt Disney on acid.”

The run ends in 2 weeks, so make sure you buy your print for $50. It comes signed and numbered, too. Read his interview with 1xRUN, and hit the purchase link below.

1xRUN: Jessica Hess – “Providence Playground”

San Francisco-based artist Jessica Hess is a photo-realistic urban landscape painter. Through the 1xRUN website, she is selling one of her prints, including the original, of a painting she did called Providence Playground (information about the piece below). The prints are selling quickly, and at the time of this post there were only 35 (of 50) left to purchase. The print comes in 24″x18″ archival print on 300 gsm Italian Cold Press Water Color Paper, available for $50.

Hit the purchase link below. Also, read her interview with 1xRUN right here.

1xRUN: Jason Freeny – “Splat”

Jason Freeny is a multi-media artist based in New York, whose work includes sculptures, toys, prints, and digital art. His most notable works are the anatomical toy sculptures with several toy companies; including Hong Kong-based Toy2R‘s working the Qee figurines, Hong Kong-based Fame Master toys producing Gummy Bear 3D puzzle toys, United States-based FCTRY producing the “CAPSL” collectable series and United States-based Marbles the Brain Store creating Freeny’s Brain Cube puzzle.

Jason Freeny has teamed up with 1xRUN to sell one of his earlier prints. “Splat” was in a series of works that depicted how Mickey might eventually die. The original was painted in 1992, and the digital version was created in 2008 using Maya and Photoshop.