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TABBOO! THURSDAY TALKS

June 21, Mon 6:30pm
Details
Date:
Monday, June 21, 2021
Time:
6:30PM—7:30PM EDT
Location:
Whyte Hall, 577 Fire Island Boulevard, Fire Island Pines, NY 11782
BOFFO welcomes NYC legend, drag artist, and polymath extraordinaire Tabboo! to share his work and process with the Fire Island community.

Tabboo! (Stephen Tashjian, Born 1959 in Leicester, MA) has exhibited his work extensively including at Gordon Robichaux, Karma, Participant Inc, Matthew Marks, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New Museum, and New York University’s Grey Art Gallery. Tabboo! has performed extensively, created murals for public projects, designed flyers, album covers, and ephemera (Wigstock, Deee-Lite, Book of Love, Rufus Wainwright, Printed Matter, A1 Records, Studio Voltaire), illustrations for major publications (French Vogue, Italian Vogue, M, le magazine du Monde, Artforum, Interview, Paper, Penguin Paperbacks’ The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp), flyers and posters for underground venues (Club 57, the Pyramid Club) and collaborated with fashion designers (Supreme, Marc Jacobs, Fiorucci, Willi Wear). He’s been a muse to artists and photographers including Nan Goldin, Ai Weiwei, Steven Klein, Steven Meisel, and Ryan McGinley.