Controversial Spanish illustrator-turn-artist and social media darling Joan Cornellà returns to Bangkok with his second solo exhibition aptly named “Happy Endings”.
Cornellà is best known for his sarcastic comic style dark humor that relates to what is happening in modern everyday lives. Born in 1981 in Barcelona, Spain, Joan Cornellà began his career as an illustrator for The New York Times and various magazines such as La Cultura del Duodeno, El Periódico, and Ara. His recurring theme are very relatable including racism, capitalism, materialism, sex, drugs and crime. His first book, Abulio, was published in 2010 and the art world started taking notice. He then launched a series of solo exhibition in the US, Europe, Japan, HK and Singapore.
His first exhibition in Bangkok last year at The Future Factory was well received, which surprises him how his drawings related to the public this part of the world.
Joan Cornellà is displaying some of his limited-edition drawings on canvas and sculptures, of which many are created specifically for this shows. There are also books, and screen-printed T-shirts available for purchse. ‘Happy Endings” runs until Dec 3 at Woof Pack, 1/3-9 Sala Daeng 1 Alley, Silom, Bang Rak. B200/adult.
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The exhibition is managed and curated by Farm Group. @farmgroup