A Portland artist who ditched a career designing for major sportswear brands, Angel is poised to tear through the city with a debut t-shirt line and poster show (thrown in collaboration with the screen-geniuses of SE's Modified) that draws on anarcho-agitprop, old-timey spank mags, PDX irreverence, and a healthy dose of metal, so hopefully Tungsten, or failing that, Beryllium. The eyeball-entrancing, torso-enhancing split:
P.O.R.N. Posters: An acronym for People Of a Reckless Nature (unless they're using protection!), this limited-edition poster run draws on political art by agitators ranging from Russian revolutionaries to the Black Panthers, and spits anarchist fire in prints like "Resist", featuring a nude lady sourced from a '20s gentleman's photo, now emboldened by the subversive circled "A". There’s also "Fall In Love - Not In Line", a slogan discovered at a socialist book fair, placed beneath the image of an alluring maiden, which he claims is an homage to activist Emma Goldman, because "nobody loved freedom more", except circa-1990 George Michael fans who weren't that into "Praying for Time".
Mod by Angel Threads: A brand-new tee collab with Modified, Mod kicks out Rose City-specific designs with more than a dash of face-melting rock, like a riff on Danzig's classic Samhain album art that highlights "Portland" in a satanic font and tangles it in the antlers of an elk skull, or a suited dude whose head is actually yours, because lord knows your love of old-timey spank mags keeps you from getting it from anyone else.
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