AUTHENTIC & Original Painting by Mark Kostabi, "Oral Resuscitation". Signed 1996. Mark is a personal friend on Facebook and we chat often. Good luck. The frame was also designed by one of the past winners of project runway Jonathan season 1 or 2.
This is a great piece of Mark's work. I purchased thru a private collector out of Miami Beach. I Am currently down sizing so off it goes. Shipping price will be based on location of delivery and crating services this number is not set in stone but ebay prompts for something.
MARK KOSTABI OPENING 12-01-2014
THE WORK OF MARK KOSTABI, PAINTER, SCULPTOR AND COMPOSER, A POWERFUL PLAYER IN THE ‘80’S EAST VILLAGE ART SCENE, PROMISES A MAJOR HIGHTLIGHT FOR ART BASEL, OPENING DECEMBER 1 AT WORLD EROTIC ART MUSEUM
MIAMI BEACH—Designer of album covers forGuns ‘N’ Roses and The Ramones , numerous products for Swatch, Alessie and Rosenthal, paintings in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim and Brooklyn Museums and the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., the brilliance and versatility of artist Mark Kosatbi will be shown for the first time in South Florida when a collection of ?? opens Monday , December 1 with a reception at ?? at World Erotic Art Museum (WEAM)., 1205 Washington Avenue.
Anticipating the upcoming excitement that is the world of Art Basel, the works of Los Angeles-born Kostabi are a perfect fit for the ingenuity of a multi-gifted artist who challenged the world. Coming into his own from drawing and painting studies at California State University to becoming a major mover in the West Village art scene of the late “80s, Kostabi’s provocative paintings were further enhanced by a persona which was to land him international press coverage when he founded Kostabi World, his Manhattan art studio, and not too long after, his move to Rome as a major presence in the Italian art scene..
Complementing a persona that was extravagantly broad in his artistic interests, Kostabi emerged as a TV producer, an advice columnist for artists, a sought-after designer of album covers, as a collaborator with such other artists as Arman, Enzo Cucchi, and Tandori Yokoo, as a musician performing as soloist and in concert internationally with such contemporary giants as Ornette Coleman, and as composer whose compositions were performed by Maano Manni, Kristjan Jarvi, and the Estonian National Symphony.
The subject of numerous documentary films, most notably “Bottom Line: The Kostabi Phenomenon” directed by Peter Bach, Kostabi has a prominent role in the Emmy Award-winning documentary “The Art of Failure: Chuck Connely Not for Sale” directed by Jeff Stimmel. “Full Circle: The Kostabi Story” directed by Sabrina Digregorio for Atena Films premiered at New York’s Anthology Films Archives and at Domus Talenti in Rome.
Profiled on “60 Minutes,” “Eye to Eye” with Connie Chung, “A Current Affair,” “Nightwatch” with Charlie Rose and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
In print, among many others, Kostabi has been featured in The New York Times, People, Architectural Digest, Forbes, and New York Magazine.
With his work in over 50 permanent museum collections, Kostabi’s permanent public works include a mural in Palazzo dei Priori in Arezzo, Italy, a large bronze sculpture in the central square of San Benedetto del Tronto, Iraly, and a bronze portrait of Pope John Paul in Velletri, Italy.
The item up for sale is an AUTHENTIC Mark Kostabi Painting on Canvas of his most famous iconic Abstract, faceless figures and animals. Kostabi is forever famous for the creativity, uniqueness, freedom and many other ideals that his images reflect. But of all the paintings Kostabi has completed, and the other stunning masterpieces he has created, his image that is most desired of all are of faceless figures, This tribute to the uncertain and unconstrained gives the viewer a sneak peek at Kostabi's rare vision, values and desires. This 24x30" Painting titled, "Oral Resuscitation" looks absolutely spectacular in person with the tasteful, brush strokes popping off the canvas. An incredible piece. This painting is being sold for well under the current retail price, with the Submit Best Offer option.
Mark Kostabi- Kostabi has designed album covers for Guns 'N' Roses (Use Your Illusion) and The Ramones (¡Adios Amigos!), Seether Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray, Jimmy Scott (Holding Back The Years), Glint (Sound in Silence), RK: Roman Klun (Kingsway), Psychotica (Espina) and numerous products including a Swatch watch, Alessi vases, Rosenthal espresso cups, Ritzenhoff milk glasses, and a Giro d'Italia pink jersey. Retrospective exhibitions of Kostabi's paintings have been held at the Mitsukoshi Museum in Tokyo (1992) and the Art Museum of Estonia in Tallinn (1998). Kostabi's work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the National Gallery in Washington D.C., the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Yale University Art Gallery the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome and the Groninger Museum in Holland
Submit Best Offer, ALL OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED. Mark Kostabi's Paintings have sold for very high prices at major auction houses, and in Galleries around the world. However, this is your chance to own an original Kostabi at far less than retail prices command. The artwork listed is an Original, Oil Painting on Canvas titled, "Oral Resuscitation", that is an alluring and expressive depiction. This painting is, incredible to look at, a perfect addition to any home or office and, is in excellent condition. Once again, this AUTHENTIC original artwork by Kostabi contains a wonderful, vivid, Contemporary rendition of his most famous and desirable subject. The artwork is GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC. This piece is being offered for sale with the submit best offer option so seize this opportunity which we have provided for you, before someone else capitalizes. This painting size, measuring 24"x30". This piece looks even better in person and surely will bring a wealth of warmth, enjoyment and intrigue to the buyer for many years to come! Kostabi's art has been exhibited in major museums around the world, and his works of art are to be found in some of the most prestigious public and private collections worldwide. Please e-mail if you have any further questions. This item will be professionally crated to ship domestically or Internationally.