Fuck Your Face
Phone Booth Gallery is proud to present "Fuck Your Face," a barrage of ball point pen madness from
Inspired by vintage photographs and death metal, Mike Knife’s oeuvre is eerie. His dark, humorous drawings flout portraiture’s age-old tropes: the subject stares out from the page with head high. Yet something always goes awry. A mustache grows to outlandish lengths; a neck disintegrates; an eye rolls up into its socket; or a dead man smirks.
Knife draws exclusively with stolen pens from the Marriott Hotel—nothing works as well—and he liberates
Since life’s drama comes from its flaws and upsets, Knife has little interest in perfection. “Fuck Your Face” is a visual event that glories in aggressive emotion and startling strangeness.