ASHKAHN (pronounced ash-con) is the studio & company of artist, designer and all around bon vivant, Ashkahn Shahparnia. Ashkahn lives and works in Silver Lake, California. He loves bananas, poopheads, coconuts, burritos, 1985 300d mercedes, BORING, gold, silver, centerfolds, neon, pastels, open bars, los angeles, blah blah blah blah and heather to name a few.
Ashkahn has been featured in Interview Magazine, Paper Magazine, The New York Times & Taschen to name a few. in 2011 he was nominated by Print Magazine’s prestigious Top 20 Under 30.
USA representation by Ray Brown: firstname.lastname@example.org
UK representation by AGENCY RUSH: email@example.com
To contact his manager, Elsie Choi please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact Ashkahn directly please email: email@example.com
To contact the studio, please call: 213-536-POOP(7667)
Thank You. We look forward to working with you.
"Ashkahn clearly creates work that he likes which is the reason I like it too and why I suspect many other people will like it as well." - Stefan Sagmeister
"Ashkahn is 100% hot-head. Hire him for sure, but keep him away from your daughters." -James Victore
"Original & Fresh!" -Walter Van Beirendonck
"Ashkahn is a miserable, worthless, no good, creep, but damn...the guy does some great fucking work." -Brian Rea
"Sweet & Naughty." -The New York Times
"Bold reds, banana yellow and kelly greens bedeck his work in a manner that calls to mind Babara Kruger on nitrous oxide."- Sylvia Adams
"Ashkahn has been heralded as the artistic hope of his generation." -David Lindy
"Nice to see some simple unaffected work." -Rebecca Wolkenstein
"This kid is it!" -Glenn O'Brian
"UNTOUCHABLE." -Charles Saatchi
"His work is sort of an irreverant Andy Warhol meets So Cal: its fun/cool/iconic." -Jenna Kozel (Critic)
"Make noise, Ashkahn. We need to hear you." -Brian Collins (COLLINS NY)