POPek The Squatting Balloon Dog by London-based artist, Whatshisname, demonstrates his integration of contemporary art with everyday subjects. By regenerating popular and overused ideas, he gives life to typical pop art pieces and avoids conforming to common approaches on subjects.
The original bright red edition of POPek was a sell-out and we expect nothing less of this black counterpart! The squatting balloon dog might be a shade darker but is every bit as cheeky as before, leaving behind his balloon turd everywhere he goes!
8" (20cm) Vinyl Art Collectible with a little poop
Whatshisname (Sebastian Burdon) was born in Eastern Poland in 1982 and is currently based in England, United Kingdom. He first dabbled in digital art at the age of 7 on an Atari 130XE. In 2006, Whatshisname moved to London and started out as an assistant to various well-established British artists.
Today, Whatshisname creates art using both digital and traditional mediums, communicating ideas that cannot be expressed through words alone. His works encourage viewers to look at the world and question it in a derisive and unorthodox way. He got the idea for his alias “Whatshisname” through his personal struggle in remembering other artists’ names, and was also inspired by the song "Whatshername" by American punk band Green Day.