After seeing Robin Held’s show “Spectatorship & Desire: Lust, Loss, and Love” at the Frye Art Museum, hung cheek-to-jowl “salon style”, the Paint-by Numbers retrospective at the Smithsonion Institution and the current Paint-by Number show at the Corey Helford Gallery in L.A., artist JoDavid was inspired to create his own “Paint-by-Number Salon” in his home in Seattle.
Check out our new Official Bad Art Museum of Art or aka OBAMA
“Charity by Numbers”, a benefit art auction for The Alliance for Children’s Rights curated by Gary Baseman, features vintage paint-by-numbers pieces reinterpreted and transformed by a jaw-dropping lineup of leading underground fine artists including Amy Crehore, Mark Ryden & Marion Peck, Tim Biskup, Gary Baseman, Todd & Kathy Schorr, Camille Rose Garcia, Michael Hussar, Shag, Clayton Brothers, Shepard Fairey, Andrew Brandou, Gary Panter, Miss Van, Paul Frank and many more.
Super Touch Blog: Lots of photos of each work
Wired News: Charity by Numbers: Alternative Artists Do Paint-By-Numbers
Little Hokum Rag: Amy Crehore’s “Charity By Numbers” Monkey Love Painting
Boing Boing: Paint-by Numbers charity auction
U-Tube video of Corey Helford Paint-by-Number opening
More fabulous True Art sites:
Dan Robbin’s Paint-by-Number Guru
Where to find that perfect Black Velvet Elvis? The Velvet Store
Politicians in Black Velvet at The Velvet Paintings store