Paul Richard and mobstr

£1,000 by mobstr, part of The Commodity Series. Photo by mobstr

Because the humor in these pieces is similar, I’m throwing them together in one post.

First, mobstr‘s new series of paintings is called The Commodity Series. I’m a fan. Sort of like On Kawara, but funny. So far it’s four paintings: £1, £10, £1,000 and £10,000. And yes, I know that blogs like Vandalog are probably part of the butt of this joke, as they should be.

And then there’s Paul Richard’s latest piece. Paul is one of those hidden gems that not nearly enough people know about. He’s always on the mark. Here’s what he has to say about graffiti:

Photo by Lois Stavsky

Photos by mobstr and Lois Stavsky