Known for exploring brand imagery and advertising with his unforgettable characters and images like Abraham Obama, MC Supersized, Baby Hulk and Chris Brown’s FAME album cover, contemporary artist Ron English has joined forces with cultural ambassador Set Free — creator of Compound, a creative space in South Bronx — and Made by Monsters toy architect Chris Kong on the final edition of his iconic “Charlie Grin” series for their 10th anniversary.
This limited “Compound Edition” features the famous Charlie Grin vinyl toys in the Compound colorways of Black/Gold and Black/Platinum. Only 10 of the 4-foot-tall Charlie Grins along with a run of 300 8” figures — sporting a fitted baseball cap with the letter C adorning Charlie’s head for the first time — will be offered worldwide.
Available starting Thursday, June 1, 2017, a limited number will be available at the official toy launch at Concepts NYC.
Now, here’s an exclusive look inside Ron English’s recent “East Meets West” exhibit.