Press Release August 8, 2019

Storyopolis Art is honored to have brought into their gallery one of the great artist from New York. Brad Holland. Early in his career, the Washington Post profiled Brad Holland on the front page of their Style Section, calling him “the undisputed star of American illustration.” In 1999 the editors of the artists' directory RSVP voted him “the one artist, who in our opinion, has had the single greatest impact on the illustration field during the last twenty-five years.”

Over the years Mr. Holland has sold very little of his art which has stretched so many genres that cannot all ne listed. Storyopolis Owner Matthew Abramowitz said. To have an Artist of Mr. Holland talent And have the man who author Steven Heller wrote in Print Magazine “As Pollock redefined plastic art, Holland has radically changed the perception of illustration.” 

It is our intention to bring out his work slowly over time and we will start with the amazing work he did tears ago of the cover of Stevie Ray Vaughn which was done for Columbia Records Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble's debut album Texas Flood.  This amazing painting as well as 4 portraits that will be sold all together as one. Also, being sold will be works that were used in the Movie 9 and a half weeks starring Kim Bassinger and Mickey Rourke.

Storyopolis Owner Matthew Abramowitz “Mr. Holland  work is what we hope for in the future our dream that people and collectors recognize that Storyopolis Art are considered as Christopher Niemann said of Mr. Holland  fresh inspiring and eminent, Brad Holland is a self-taught artist and writer whose work has appeared in Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Time, Playboy, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Rolling Stone, New York Times. widely republished, both in print and on the Internet. In 2005 he was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame. 

Storyopolis Art has been a collector's paradise for over 15 years.  Our collection of contemporary art and original illustrations from children's picture books is unrivaled and respected worldwide.  Our pieces are sought after by experienced collectors and have historically increased in value. For the beginning collector starting to define his/her taste, our online gallery offers a visually stimulating and fun exploration.

We invite you to come explore Mr. Hollands works as many other artist at Storyopolisart,com.