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Dale May's LEGO WARS

January 11, 2014 - Mollie Pyne of Idol Magazine

New York based photographer Dale May’s ‘Lego War’ series combines two much-loved and nostalgic themes, Star Wars and Lego, with iconic fashion branding. The result is a contemporary and timeless example of pop culture.

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The Force Is Strong With This One

December 20, 2013 - Photo District News Online

Celebrity and advertising photographer Dale May loves Star Wars because “it has more iconic, amazing characters than any other film to date.” The Star Wars figures in May’s series, “LEGO WARS,” seem to come to life. May imagined what they’d look like if they were alive (X-ray Darth Vader, Chrome Trooper/Trooper X-ray), as they’d be dressed up for Halloween (Mickey Trooper), and then as fashionistas (Coco Vader, V3PO, Tiffany Trooper/Tiffany Trout). The macro photographs are then manipulated and enhanced in Photoshop and then printed with acrylic front mounting and backed with aluminum dibond which May says gives the prints “a contemporary, high-polished look, not unlike the toys themselves.” Check out the complete “LEGO WARS” series at the Samuel Owens Gallery.

Works by 'Obey' Artist Shepard Fairey on View in Greenwich Gallery

October 21, 2013 - Scott Gargan of the Connecticut Post

For as long as Lee Milazzo attended Parsons School of Design, no stop sign was safe from Shepard Fairey's "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" sticker.

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Street Artist’s Flower Murals Blooming on Greenwich Avenue

October 11, 2013 - Scott Gargan of the Connecticut Post

If you’re strolling down Greenwich Avenue this week, make sure to keep a look out for the large-scale flower murals blooming at the bottom of the boutique-lined street.

Samuel Owen Gallery – Shepard Fairey Opening

October 3, 2013 - Fairfield County Look Online

Samuel Owen Gallery opened its anticipated Shepard Fairey show titled OBEY, with a reception on Thursday, October 3rd. Fairey, described by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston as “one of the most influential street artists of our time,” combines elements of graffiti, Pop art, and classic poster art into his work.

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OBEY - Works by Shepard Fairey

October 3, 2013 - Fairfield County Look Online

Photographs from the opening reception are available online.  Please click logo seen to right to browse all images.

Lego Wars by Dale May

September 30, 2013 - Cyril Foiret of Trendland: Your Daily Dose

Cyril Foiret of Trendland Online reviews Dale May's crowd favorite, LEGO WARS.

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Artist Folds Dollar Bills to Make Money Talk

August 25, 2013 - Bill McKenna and Felicia Barr

Dan Tague may not be the first artist to point out the central role money plays in American politics and culture, but few have used the currency itself to illustrate their argument so effectively.

After his studio was ruined by the flooding which devastated New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Tague had a lot of time on his hands.

He used that time and those hands to start folding dollar bills - and in doing so came across a new way of both expressing his frustration and making a political statement.

Up In The Air - Works by Antoine Rose

June 16, 2013

Photographs from the opening reception are available online.  Please click logo seen to right to browse all images.

Samuel Owen Gallery - Antoine Rose Opening

June 6, 2013 - Fairfield County Look Online

In 2002, Belgian-based photographer Antoine Rose began work on an ongoing series of aerial photographs titled Up in the Air. His most recent work in this series, now on view at Samuel Owen Gallery.

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