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Dr. Fauci As Mr. Spock Mash Up By SacSix

dr fauci mr spock mash up by sac six photo by gail worley
All Photos By Gail

While I haven’t yet been lucky enough to experience his current rendering of Governor Mario Cuomo as Superman (which, appropriate), I did get a bit giddy when I strolled past this rather large and impressive SacSix mural of Dr. Anthony Fauci re-imagined as Star Trek’s Mr. Spock. Perfectly logical.

spock hand sign photo by gail worley

The pop-culture infused likeness of Fauci includes fun Spock-ian embellishments such as the hand sign made famous by the Enterprise’s only Vulcan crew member (with a reminder to stay vigilant with personal hygiene), as well as the signature pointed ears.

fauci spock mural by sacsix photo by gail worley

Fauci Spock Mural was Photographed on St. Marks Place in NYC’s East Village.

Fun Facts About Star Trek Beyond!

Star Trek Beyond Facts Header

Hey all you Trekkies out there! Why no get yourselves all excited for the arrival of the newest film adventure in the Star Trek franchise, Star Trek Beyond, which hits theaters Friday, July 22nd (Previews on Thursday, July 21st), by polishing up on your Trekkie Trivia with the rad infographic below! Enjoy!

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Pop Culture Icons Get Dissected in Nychos’ IKON, at Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Dissection of Spock
Dissection of Spock, 2016, By Nychos (All Photos By Gail)

The Vienna, Austria-based artist known as Nychos has many admirable qualities: mad talent, an appreciation for his fans, and an uncanny resemblance to Mexican actor / heartthrob Gael Garcia Bernal. It was certainly a pleasure to meet him, look at his fun art and gaze into his face at the reception for his new series of deconstructed Pop Art portraits, IKONS — which opened at Jonathan LeVine over Pride Weekend.

Dissection of Marilyn, Dissection of Tweety
Left: Dissection of Marilyn, Right: Dissection of Tweety

For IKONS, Nychos chose well-known subjects that include cartoon characters, Superheroes, and celebrities, both living and dead, whose likenesses have become ubiquitous. Looking for a new way to approach portraiture, the artists then “reveals” his subjects in a brutal and clinically precise fashion:  dissecting the face, and sometimes the entire body, and layering the parts in a grotesquely cartoonish array. The results are absolutely captivating and ripe with dark humor.

Dissection of Spiderman
Dissection of Spiderman

I love the graceful sense of motion that you see in the above rendering of Spiderman.

Barbie Meltdown
Barbie Meltdown

In the case of Barbie, and the Staypuft Marshmallow Man (below), the character’s inner workings are revealed as the flesh melts away as if they had been dipped in an acid bath.

Marshmallow Meltdown
Marshmallow Meltdown

Dissection of Lemmy
Dissection of Lemmy

This one of Lemmy is really great. Geoffrey kept saying how much Nychos‘ work reminded him of Alex Grey, which I can also see on a very basic level, though not enough to assume he is an influence.

Nychos at Reception
Nychos Signs for a Fan at Saturday’s Reception

Dissection of Supermario
Dissection of Supermario

Nychos has also contributed a mural to this years’ edition of the Coney Art Walls on Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn, adjacent to Luna Park. We are looking forward to checking that out!

IKON By Nychos will be on Exhibit Through July 23rd, 2016 at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, Located at 529 West 20th Street, 9th Floor, in the Chelsea Gallery District.

Dissection of Darth Vader's Head
Dissection of Darth Vader’s Head

Dissection of Batman, Arnie Meltdown
Left: Dissection of Batman, Right: Arnie Meltdown

Worleygig.com Announces: The Comment Contest!

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Attention fans and fiends, from today through the final day of March 2012, Worleygig.com will be having a contest where you can win fabulous prizes. To participate in the contest and be entered to win said fabulous prizes, all you have to do is leave a fun comment on any post you read on The Gig. Each comment counts as an entry and you can enter/comment as many times as you like! Fun! Here are the official rules:

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Prizes — your choice of one of the two T Shirts seen here — will be provided by The Neatoshop! Become my Fan on FaceBook for contest updates and to never miss your opportunity to comment and win! Ready? Go!

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Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk Salt & Pepper Shaker Set


“Perfectly Logical”

Spock & Captain Kirk – Star Trek Salt & Pepper Shakers

  • Glazed Ceramic Salt and Pepper Shakers
  • Size: 4-1/2″ tall (11 cm)
  • Perfect Gift for Star Trek Fans

Available to own for just $12.95 for the set at This Link!