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Celebrities, Buyers & Fans Flood Marko Stout’s NYC Show!!

ART NEWS: Manhattan, New York – Manhattan’s Chelsea art district was flooded earlier last month with A-list celebrities, art buyers and a crowd of over 3,500 fans eager to meet the city’s hottest artist and view his latest “Erotic Allure” series exhibited at Caelum Gallery. Art icon Marko Stout’s exhibition had all the hoopla of a Hollywood movie premiere, complete with a celebrity lined red-carpet. Among celebrities to attend the artist’s opening night VIP party were Sarah Jessica Parker from HBO’s “Sex in the City”, Canadian rapper Drake, adult film star Jesse Jane and a few stars from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and DragCon which included Jaymes Mansfield, Trinity Taylor, Sherry Vine and Shanglea.

The list of the Stout’s celebrity fans and collectors is extensive, famed art dear Taylor Cohen said of the artist, “I’ve not seen this kind of excitement for an opening since Jeff Koon’s retrospective at the Whiney Museum or the Basquiat exhibition”.

Many of Marko Stout’s celebrity fans have posted brief YouTube videos congratulating the artist on his long-awaited exhibition. “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” star Catilyn Jenner is a big fan and talks about being very excited for the artist’s show ion her video. Shanglea another big fan wished the artist a major “con-drag-ulations” and went on to talk of Stout’s “charisma, uniqueness, never and talent”. Carson Kressley, star of “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” talked extensively in his video about being a really huge fan of the artist and quipping, “Marko Stout’s work is Amaz-Balls!” Another celebrity fan of Stout’s is “Million Dollar Listing LA” star Madison Hildebrand who said, “Thank you for sharing your art with us! The world is excited to see it!”

MTV’s Snooki from the hit series “The Jersey Shore” is another big fan of the artist and when asked she said, “I love Marko Stout, his work is totally awesome!”. Carla Mund, “Miss America 2018” is also a fan of the artist saying, “I’m also an art scholar and really big fan! Marko Stout is an inspiration for all future artists”.

The artist’s celebrity fans also include Pussycat Dolls lead singer Kaya Jones who said, “Marko Stout’s art is amazing! He’s totally crushing it!” and “The Girls Next Door” star Holly Madison who said of the exposition,” it’s so exciting! I think Marko Stout is really cool!”.

The artist’s popularity hit new heights after “Entrepreneur Magazine” ran an article last summer listing Marko Stout as #3 on its list of “14 of the Hottest Brands to Watch Out For”. After this article and his sold out show at New York’s Gallery MC last summer, the artist’s status grow from local New York cult artist to that of art icon at the top of the art world.

Marko Stout’s exhibition at Caelum Gallery was clearly the big winner of Fall 2018 art season in New York City with a huge number of sales- this comes at a time when most of the city’s art galleries sales are down and many closing their doors permanently. Despite this currently depressed art market Marko Stout remains the exception with his sales and crowd growing with each exhibition. He’s currently New York’s artist of the moment with many in the media comparing him to Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons.

Disney to rename African Princess due to copyright dispute over African Animation film titled The Secret Princess

In 1937 Walter Elias Disney produced the first ever feature animated movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Eighty years after, the Walt Disney corporation now the largest entertainment company in the world has been accused of copying the first original feature animation film from Africa.

The book and film titled Sade The Secret Princess is the subject of unethical damage by Disney. Sade The Secret Princess which was created by writer and filmmaker Segun Williams is an original story from an African perspective with entertainment and educational values embedded in the storyline.

The unethical damage by Disney to the character of Princess Sade over westernising the African character is coming in the same month that an anti-racism charity set up a petition to tell Disney to “stop whitewashing” their black characters after an outcry on lightning Princess Tiana which happens to be Disney’s first black Princess.

Princess Sade the main character of The Secret Princess seems to have been taken over by Disney which for the first time ever announced a new undeveloped project’s Character name as Princess Sade which usually is a guarded secret despite there been and original African Princess Sade from the book and film titled Sade The Secret Princess.

The action by Disney caused search engine relegation of The original African Princess Sade replacing the book and film keywords with Disney’s planned African Princess Sade despite the novelty of the former being the first original feature animation from Africa featuring black animation characters and an African cast and crew. The powerful Disney brand quickly trumped The Secret Princess film which was produced in 2013.

Walt Disney had previously made an African animation film before but it was a story focused on Animals titled The Lion King. With the financial success of Black Panther, Disney’s planned Princess Sade could simply be another financial quest.

Sade The Secret Princess which is the first original animated movie from Africa is getting supports from fans around the worlds who are accusing Walt Disney of ripping of the main character named Princess Sade.
The Story about an African Princess who suffers rejection and grows up in the jungle is the first of its kind ever made featuring African characters that actually talk like African people without sounding like imitations of African accents like was found in The Black Panther movie.

Princess Sade the main character of the movie has become popular with its own merchandise including Princess Sade dolls which could compete with a western version of Disney’s Princess Sade Dolls in the future.

The striking similarity of the project gives the impression of an intentional move by Disney to suppress or ride on the success of the original African movie.

The move by Disney to announce a planned Princess Sade was quickly pointed out by fans of the original African Princess Sade who called out Disney for unethical action to hijack Princess Sade character and westernizing her.

On Social media a fan commented “This is unfair by Disney; Just imagine having to choose between two Barbie dolls of different looks and different story from different studios across continent.” This could be the faith of Princess Sade.

TransTales Entertainment the studio behind the original movie announced that they reached out to Walt Disney and confirmed that Disney had agreed to change the name of their Planned African Princess Sade to another name despite the search engine damage already caused to the book and Movie titled Sade The Secret Princess. However the creator of the original African Princess Sade and author of the book of the same title noted that the damage was already done and believes that Walter Elias Disney would not have approved of the way the Disney corporation is stifling children Animation from Africa.

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Art News: Marko Stout Coming to World Trade Center Gallery 2018!!

(New York City)- Later this spring the World Trade Center Gallery will host a solo exhibition featuring the latest works of New York’s hottest artist Marko Stout. The show is scheduled to kick off with a hot opening night VIP party on Friday night 06/08/18. Marko Stout is a popular contemporary artist known for his gritty industrial pop style with a focus on New York City and modern urban life.

Marko Stout is renowned for his cutting-edge, aspirational industrial pop style that’s accessible and cool- a signature aesthetic that combines the downtown New York City DNA with a modern, rock-chic edge! Marko Stout’s most recent sold out solo exhibition at New York’s famed Artifact Gallery in SoHo brought a huge number of young fans, art dealers and international collectors eager to meet the artist and buy the latest and somewhat controversial works from this pop art master, who many in the artworld are comparing to fellow New York pop artists; Jeff Koons and Andy Warhol.

2018 is already an amazing year for New York’s hottest artist! In early March, Marko Stout kicked-off New York’s Armory Show week with a solo exhibition and VIP party in SoHo’s popular Artifact Gallery attended by thousands of enthusiastic fans and collectors eager to meet the artist, his models and view Marko’s latest works! Earlier this year Stout unofficially launched “Urban Tribe”, the artist’s line of cool, causal urban fashion. The collection will officially launch this September with a VIP runway show during New York’s Fashion Week.

World Trade Center Gallery was established in 1981 at 68 Greenwich Street. Collectors Doug Smith and Jane Chun Smith now are the second generation to run the gallery with a focus on the art scene in the Financial District of New York City. The gallery is dedicated to showcasing emerging and established artists from NYC, with an emphasis on the local street art scene. Past exhibitions included shows by Dave Gahan (lead singer of Depeche Mode), Dave Matthew and hip-hop mogul Russel Simmons.

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Skyler Jackson Chosen to Exhibit His Art in a Solo Show

Award winning artist Skyler Jackson announced today that his digital art series “DougieArts” was chosen for a solo art exhibition at the Sample Art Gallery in New York City, NY. Skyler Jackson is an international artist who is known for his dynamic and colorful digital artwork.

Skyler Jackson’s digital art series “DougieArts” was chosen through an art competition which was conducted last September by the Sample Art Gallery. There were 225 worldwide artists who competed in this event, with the winning artist being awarded with a solo show at the art gallery.

Skyler Jackson lives and creates his art in Seattle, Washington. Regarding this art show Jackson stated “I am very pleased and gratified to be chosen by the Sample Art Gallery for this solo show. It is nice to be recognized locally in the art capital of the world (NYC).”

The Sample Art Gallery has recently been refurbished and updated to be able handle larger crowds and more art events in the future. The gallery will soon have announcements on their new Summer Art Series which will showcase local artists from lower Manhattan.

You can visit Skyler’s work online at

About Artist Skyler Jackson:
Skyler Jackson lives and works in Seattle, Washington. His artwork is represented in many online galleries, the most stunning part about this artist is he is just 21 years old!

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Mister Triple X Celebrates 10 Seasons of Sexy

Fashion Label Mister Triple X is celebrating its 10th Season Anniversary in a big way by closing out New York and Los Angeles Fashion Week and engaging in a world tour that has taken the industry by storm. The Fashion Week season started in February for the brand when they debuted the FW/18 collection titled “World War X” to a packed house at New York Fashion Week. Mister Triple X chose a military inspired collection to reflect the journey designer Erik Rosete has experienced in his 5 years as creative director of the fashion label. “World War X embodies our struggle in life and our drive to fight for what we believe in” says Rosete. The designer known for his stylistic story telling through fashion has set himself apart by reflecting his personal journey through the collections he creates.

February 2018 marked the 10th season collection by the label and featured bold camouflage inspired garments paired with gunmetal gold sillouests. The brand was the closing presentation at and featured celebrity guest models Miss Costa Rica Karina Ramos, Fitness Supermodel Jeff Seid, Growing up supermodel star Arissa LeBrock, The Castillo Twins, Marc Copolla, Juliet Jane, and Sandro Yves to name a few. The show featured a grand finale with models adorned in gas masks and eye candy that would make any fashionista excited.

Immediately following the show, the edgy street wear brand staged an apparent takeover at the 30th Anniversary special Univision Awards at Miami‘s American Airlines Arena! TV Presenter Pamela Silva Conde (@pamelasilvatv) wore Mister Triple X to host the opening interviews for TV show Primer Impacto. Meanwhile, pop singer Luis Coronel (@luiscoronelmusic) wore a Mister Triple X suit on the red carpet, and to announce the awards, and won Best Dressed of the entire event! Finally, a Grand Finale with Olga Tanon (@olgatanonofficial) singing with Latin pop sensation Chyno Miranda (@chynomiranda) also rocked Mister Triple X to end the event!

Next on the Fashion Tour was the finale of Los Angeles Fashion Week where the label celebrated 10 seasons of coolness with over 3000 guests in attendance. The show did not disappoint and was one of the many highlights of and featured celebrity guests and talent on and off the runway. Designer Erik Rosete was presented with a surprise special recognition by his colleagues and was immortalized in Pop Art by artist Sham Ibrahim.

The brand will be headed to the Latin Billboard awards and to headline Serbia Fashion Week later this month and to receive an award by the European Fashion Council. This will mark the final stop on the “World War X” tour and will serve as a preview to the brands next collection to debut at Miami Swim Week and as a continuation of the military inspired theme, which will be reflected in the brands edgy resort/swim 2019 collection.

Make sure to follow the brand and the designer on instagram @MisterTripleX and @ErikRosete and to download the brands most recent collection images you can do so at: and Los Angeles Collection at

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