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American artist The Mazeking officially began his art practice in 1998. The Mazeking is known for creating colorful, bold, and provocative artworks. He lives & works in New York City.

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ABOUT ME

The Mazeking is an American artist who has lived and worked in New York City since 2012, prior to that he studied, lived and worked in Los Angeles, Chicago and London. He was born and raised in Maryland in 1968. He is known for creating colorful, insightful, and provocative artworks. He started making art as a young child and has continued throughout his life. In 1998 he officially declared his career path as a fine artist and went on to create a series of oil and acrylic paintings on canvas and paper. He had his first solo exhibition in 2002 in Los Angeles. He is Inspired by everything from, dreams, daily life, to images that he finds intriguing. He places no labels or categories upon his work. He does not create art in classifications or categories, such as abstract or representational, stating “Everything is abstract in a way and representational in another way, just as a painting can convey the same thing as a photograph or cinema. it’s all perception”. He utilizes any medium, form, or style to convey a mood or meaning through his artworks. His primary interest is imagery itself, “My main curiosity has always been visual imagery, shapes, colors and light. I’ve always loved images, and the various ideas and feelings that come from them”. Over the years, his art has been collected by private collectors from around the world as well as being included in many exhibitions.

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BIOGRAPHY

American artist The Mazeking 飛龍 was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is one of four children and his parents were both artists, his father a portrait painter and mother a classical singer. In 1998 he officially began his art practice and started painting, creating various works, ranging from oils on canvas to acrylic on paper. Since The Mazeking has created more than 300 paintings and over 2000 works of art in all, including drawings, foto-paintings, photographs and public works – with new artworks continually being produced. He is known for creating colorful, bold, and provocative artworks. His love of life, and passion for color and exploration springs forth in his works of art. Inspired by everything from his multiracial heritage to dreams and history, The Mazeking explores many themes, including consciousness, sexuality, mythology and the esoteric, offering us a richer and more engaging perspective. His work is included in several private collections around the world.

美国艺术家Gabriel ASOKA飞龙(The Mazeking)出生于马里兰州的巴尔的摩市。他是家中四个孩子之一。他的父母都是艺术家,父亲是一位肖像画家,母亲是一位古典演唱家。1998年,阿索卡正式开始他的艺术创作并开始绘画以及创作各种不同类型的艺术作品; 范畴从帆布油画到纸质丙烯画等至今他创作了300多幅画作和2000多件艺术作品,其中包括绘画,照片 - 绘画,照片,街头艺术; 还有不断涌现的新作品等。阿索卡以创作丰富多彩,大胆而具挑衅性的创作而闻名。他的艺术作品充分表现出他对生活的热爱以及对色彩和探索的热情。另外因为受到他的多种族传统背景,梦和历史等各方面的启发,阿索卡的创作探索了许多不同的主题,其中包括意识,性,神话和奥秘,从而为作品提供了更丰富和更有吸引力的艺术角度。他的作品被收录在世界各地的私人收藏中。阿索卡现居和工作于美国纽约市。

 

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PAST EXHIBITIONS

2018 New Yorker’s Show, Clouds Art Space, Tokyo, Japan

2017 December Open Studio, NYC

2017 Flatbush Artists Open Studio, NYC
2016 December Group Show, Zizzi Gallery
2016 Consciousness, Zizzi Gallery, Portugal
2016 Autumn Group Show, Zizzi Gallery
2015 Exposure, Louvre Museum, Paris
2013 Room of Things, Studio 2D, Brooklyn
2012 Time Sq. Exhibit, SeeMe, NYC
2006 Impulse Resist, O’Melveny Gallery, LA
2003 Implicit, Buddha Lounge Gallery, LA
2002 Snow, O’Melveny Gallery, LA

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2020 New York Said, Interview, Radio-podcast Series

2019 The Dummy’s Tales Magazine, July 29 issue, Italy, published media

2018 ART QA Magazine - 23 Questions
2015 L’Officiel Magazine
2015 ART QA Magazine - Interview
2014 Glamour Magazine France - Happiness Here Art Installations
2014 Elle Magazine France - Happiness Here Art Installations
2014 Somewhere France - Interview
2014 American Public Radio/NPR
2013 Art Table Mag - Interview
2013 Oprah Online
2012 Huffington Post
2012 DesignGood - Interview
2012 This Is Why I Love NY - Interview

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