Pop artist Michael Albert, pioneer of “cerealism” in his one-of-a-kind mosaics, intersects with consumerism in wild and wondrous ways.

While studying business at New York University, he often frequented the Metropolitan Museum of Art, marveling at artists like Vincent Van Gogh who challenged his classes’ typical definitions of success. While Van Gogh never sold a painting in life, he rose to superstar status posthumously and his works have fetched prices in the tens of millions.

Source: Pop artist lightens up the world during lockdown

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.