Interview with AGENT X
q)Please introduce yourself
and tell us something about yourself and
a)First thank you so much and I love the
magazine!! My name is Agent X and I am a visual artist living in Vancouver.
a)My artwork is mostly experimental,
multimedia collages, paintings, and 2D artwork. I describe it as ‘Pop Art with
thought,’ I try to juxtaposes pop culture, technology, fashion, music,
politics, and race in visually complex amalgamations expressing the anxieties
of the global, post-modern world and the dark side of consumerist,
media-obsessed culture. My artwork occupies a unique intersection between the
aesthetics and philosophy of Futurism, the social critique of the Dada
movement, and contemporary artistic movements ranging from Pop Art to
q) What’s the central theme of your work?
a)Mostly futurism and Pop Art with
thought. I love the medium of collage because I can do anything and any topic.
I try to do themes that are timeless and not over used. I like it fresh. Also I
like to communicate a high level of skill in the artwork. It also depends
on how I feel and what statement I want to make or not. I will make pieces like
"Annabel Levels" or "Ice Cream" as they are like my Norman
Rockwell type of artworks or something like "Lawrence Steele Schlesinger
and 2x dimebags" with a Sim card, dimebags,watercolor,oil, and magazine
clippings. I never make the same thing twice. Always spontaneous with extreme
q) your most beautiful dream
a)Making art & music in a world with
no war or poverty.
Trump President of the United States lol!
q) Best way to spend a day off?
a)Listening to music or walking in the
park with my girl or watching female battle rap with my homie Pauly
q) who, what inspires you ....
a)Critical Thinking by Richard Paul,
Italian Futurism by Walter Adamson, Decoded by Sean Carter.
q)music…artists….that you love
a)Uk grime, Kendrick,Kanye,Future,J Cole,A$AP
Rocky,Joey Bada$$,Tyler the Creator and some house and jazz music.
q) What are you really excited about right now?
a)Kanye West "The Life of Pablo" and his
fashion line at Adidas. Most artist can't do 2 things successfully.
He is. Pretty amazing.
q)your current projects….
plus I have some great things coming up with my main gallery Beautiful
Crime http://www.beautifulcrime.com/shop/?category=Agent+X with the awesome Ruthie Holloway
and Liam West selling my artwork and getting my artwork to big brand companies
like Microsoft and others.
q) Where can people see more of your work on the
a)I would like to thank you very much for this
wonderful interview and you can see what I'm up to always at www.agentxart.com :)