Artist Combines Images Of Old American Frontier With Internet Slang

by Ryan Salinetti


Mention: "Artist Shawn Huckins toys with the idea of the American West getting its social media on in a series of hilarious and surprisingly poignant mashup artworks. Somewhere between Ed Ruscha and a product of KnowYourMeme.com, Huckins' series "The American __tier" juxtaposes classic American imagery with slang, hashtags and the abysmal grammar we've come to expect in the internet age...."

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Shawn Huckins was featured on The Nice Niche in July 2013... 

http://www.theniceniche.com/shawn-huckins-artist 

More of his New Work can be seen here: http://www.theniceniche.com/new-work/shawn-huckins-new-work