Avantpop Books Illustrator and Graffiti Artist Sickid Featured on Hypebeast

"Sickid Paints Detailed Scenes of Everyday Explorations in Los Angeles. Autobiographical reflections on masculinity, doing graffiti and coming of age."

Image above is from Pillow Talk, a solo exhibition by Sickid at Superchief Gallery.

“His fine art painting subject matter tends to fall between irreverent and comic to something more autobiographical and like Los Angeles folk art, depicting scenes of growing up around the Catholic Church, naive painting styles from immigrants, street characters, and other untrained and raw influences,” said the gallery in a statement... Read full article at Hypebest.com

Also check out Shwa Laytart's story, The Artist Sickid's Twisted Parallel Universe.

I first discovered Sickid’s graffiti on my morning wake-and-bake walk down Sunset Boulevard through Echo Park and Silverlake in Los Angeles. The first piece I saw of his was on a Starcrawler billboard. A shark tooth golden haired monster girl next to a ponyboy gimp. It was frightening and hilarious all at the same time.

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Sickid illustrated Avantpop Books' 2019 debut book, "Oh, the A**holes You'll Meet! A Comic Book Poetry-Guide To Life" written by Shwa Laytart. Get your copy today!

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