About Whatshisname – Large Popek Red 12″ – Limited Edition
This original work of art by the London-based designer (Sebastian Burdon) Whatshisname Large Popek Red 12″, reflects the playful, familiar, yet extraordinary character inherited by the pop art movement in the history of art. The artist reflects his artwork POPek’s purpose as aiming to stimulate inspiration, evoking a sense of wonder while unleashing creativity in the spectators. Ultimately, Popek aims to stray away from the boredom brought by the monotony of everyday life by refreshing the viewer’s mind through the smiles brought by the Balloon Dog Popek’s playful and vibrant aesthetic. This Whatshisname Large Popek Red statue is meant to represent a playful balloon dog in the lively pose ready to fetch the balloon. The dynamic posture of the balloon dog with its paws in front of its face, and its bottom raised up indicates the high alertness characteristic of play time. More details on Whatshisname Large Popek Red 12″ – Limited Edition:
- Dimensions: 12″L x 6″W x 12″H inches
- Weight: 3.88 lbs (62 oz)
- Material: Fiberglass.
- Color: Red, Glossy Finish.
- Details: Original artwork, Limited Edition.
- Signed by the artist; series number indicated in the artwork.
- Care Instructions: Dust cloth.
About Whatshisname (Sebastian Burdon)
You may be wondering, why does the artist call himself Whatshisname? Sebastian Burdon, adopted the alias Whatshisname after reflecting on the difficulty of often remembering other artists’ names and thus inquiring “What’s his name?” On the other hand, Burdon claims being inspired by the band Green Day’s song “Whatshername”. Sebastian Burdon was born in 1982 in Eastern Poland, living and working today in London, UK. Retelling that his first work of art was produced at the early age of 7, Burdon demonstrates his early interest in the arts. In 2006, Burdon moved to the United Kingdom and worked as an assistant for renowned British artists and designers, demonstrating his multifaceted artistic skills in digital and traditional mediums of expression. Sebastian Burdon comments that his art aims to motivate the viewer to perceive the world around, through an unorthodox and derisive lense. Moreover, Burdon manages to use his art as a much more eloquent medium of communication able to express what words come short when describing.