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Jon Todd’s “Trophy”

Continuing his exploration of underground sub-cultures andthemes of social unrest, Canadian artist Jon Todd recently opened a new soloexhibition, ‘Trophy’ at Smash Gallery. The mixed media works reveal hisintriguing synthesis of Mexican, Northern European, Japanese and tattoocultures within the scope of lone, dark haired figures engaging in ritual actsor brazenly confronting the viewer beneath elaborately patterned masks. Take apeek at the new work and opening night photos after the jump.

Continuing his exploration of underground sub-cultures and themes of social unrest, Canadian artist Jon Todd recently opened a new solo exhibition, ‘Trophy’ at Smash Gallery. The mixed media works reveal his intriguing synthesis of Mexican, Northern European, Japanese and tattoo cultures within the scope of lone, dark haired figures engaging in ritual acts or brazenly confronting the viewer beneath elaborately patterned masks. Take a peek at the new work and opening night photos below.

Artists Jean Labourdette, Martin Wittfooth (Vol 19) & Jon Todd

Artists Tessar Lo, Harvey Chan and friend.

Artists Jeff Thompson, Odette Mattha and Martin Wittfooth

Artist Jon Todd sitting on his full size wrestling ring installation.

Opening night photos courtesy of Fashionista514.com, Dana Francis, and Kestin Cornwall.

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