The Death Head

Roller gals with killer bods, B-boys with crazy moves, skaters with sick tricks and DJs with mad beats all get new heads from The Death Head. The Mexican-born artist infuses themes of the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead with his punk rock sensibility, crowning his dudes and dudettes with animal skulls. Mongoose (pin-up) depicts a lady in thigh-highs and skates with her legs in the air — why, hello — with a mongoose skull instead of a head. Same goes with Boxer (B boy) and Pit bull (B boy) — each drawing depicts a dancer spinning on the skull of man’s best friend. In other works, a skater with a walrus skull glides by and models with leopard and horse skulls assume sexy poses. The raw, black-and-white drawings possess an anarchic attitude that welcomes death in, then turns around and gives it the finger. 6 to 11 p.m. Aerosol Warfare Gallery, 2110 Jefferson. The show runs 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, through May 28. For information, visit www.aerosolwarfare.com. Free.
Tuesdays-Saturdays, 2-9 p.m. Starts: May 9. Continues through May 28, 2008
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Dusti Rhodes
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