The artist Richard Prince could be recognized for the Cowboys series he made in the 1980s, exactly where he lifted photographs of the Marlboro Man from ads for the cigarette brand, but these days he’s into a “higher” type of art that began with the Hippie drawings of the ‘90s and aughts that produced their way onto the cover of Higher Instances twice, the most current for the August 2019 collector’s edition cover, and had been also the concentrate of a “High Times” exhibition at Gagosian San Francisco final summer time. The artist even developed his personal strain of marijuana and brand of marijuana named Katz + Dogg, which comes as flower, vape pens, pre-rolled joints, and merch that function the Hippie Drawings, which are wide-eyed, playful, and inspired by his kids’ operate as nicely as his personal “dead head” figures.
“Just as children have a way of pulling you in even when they’re deep in their personal inventive issue, cannabis can help in carving out your personal headspace but is also inherently social, bringing all of us freaks with each other,” reads the Katz + Dogg site.
Marijuana and art lovers in Southern California will have effortless access to the art-meets-cannabis brand. Thanks to a significant distribution deal, Katz + Dogg will now be readily available at MedMen areas across Southern California, marking 1 of the initially occasions that fine art and marijuana are landing in the cannabis retail space. Recognized as the Apple Retailer of marijuana, MedMen attributes 29 areas in the United States, and Katz + Dogg will be in stock at the MedMen’s Venice Beach, DTLA, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills areas.
To celebrate, MedMen Beverly Hills will unveil a new capsule collection and furnishings installation by “the mad scientist of vintage clothing” Darren Romanelli produced in collaboration with Prince below the name DRx. The clothes line debuted final summer time at the bookstore at Gagosian New York.
For far more details stop by katzanddogg.com and medmen.com.