'W' Magazine Visits the Studio of SVA Alumnus Rosson Crow
April 20, 2017
From W magazine: “On an early morning in her Hollywood home, which is also her studio, the artist Rosson Crow stood before a massive, wall-size painting of pink and purple cactuses. In the middle of the canvas, a bumper sticker read: 'Good cowgirls keep their calves together.'
'I love bumper stickers...' Crow, 34, began, and then struck a purposeful smile. '... especially vaguely sexist ones.'
Tongue-in-cheek jokes and playful ephemera appear throughout Crow’s work, and are on full display in the huge, neon desert dreamscapes that make up her latest solo show, 'The Happiest People on Earth,' roughly a year in the making and opening April 28 at the Los Angeles gallery Honor Fraser. Vintage Elvis memorabilia, cars, and tabloids all make cameos—'The best [tabloid] name would be Hush Hush,' Crow remarked—in service of what has become Crow's signature style, a colorful pop aesthetic that has drawn fashion luminaries into her orbit…” (For the full story and a photo slideshow, click here)