AL-BASEER HOLLY

Philadelphia born artist Al-Baseer Holly (ABH) is best known for paying a tribute to childhood memories through his brightly hued paintings that colorfully blend pop culture figures with street art aesthetic. His works reveal playful energy of the artist’s regular rite of cartoon viewing on Saturday mornings, evoking a sense of nostalgia and state of lacking the constraints of rules and regime. ABH uses iconic characters such as: SpongeBob SquarePants, Beavis & Butthead, and Mickey Mouse, juxtaposing their imagery with a variety of abstract representations. His works were exhibited nationwide and has attracted the attention of Tommy Hilfiger, Beyonce, and Rita Ora.