Mark Mothersbaugh


Opening later this month in Los Angeles will be new work by Mark Mothersbaugh, one of the founding members of the band DEVO. “Rugs During Wartime and Peacetime,” are a collection of works that are to be presented by the Scion Installation L.A. Gallery, which investigate how we interact with illustrative imagery in our home and how it can be used for comfort rather than conceptualism. Mothersbaugh has been creating illustrative works since the late 1960’s, and as Devo rose to global success, the artist suddenly found himself with an immense audience that could be reached through the band’s films, videos, costumes, LP covers, stage shows, and printed materials. Over the years, the artist has developed two major series of work, “The Postcard Diaries” and “Beautiful Mutants,” both of which have toured the US extensively. The artist now creates musical scores for movies, TV, and computer games at Mutato Muzika Studios and he still tours with Devo worldwide.