Yung Jake

Cartoons Too

February 15–April 4, 2020
Opening reception: Saturday, February 15, 6-8pm




Installation views

<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020
<em>Cartoons Too</em>. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

Cartoons Too. Installation view, Steve Turner, 2020

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Works

Yung Jake. <em>[on list]</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 24 x 36 inches  (61 x 91.4 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>eating a potato, tiny landscape + self portrait w sister</em>, 2020. Ink and colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Poses</em>, 2020. Ink and colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>hairs, fly, kelvin w green hair</em>, 2020. Ink and water color on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Kelvin</em>, 2020. Colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>hair (green)</em>, 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>hair (also blue)</em>, 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>hair (blue)</em>, 2020. Neon on powder-coated steel, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>hair (orange)</em>, 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Portrait of Jon (mandark, naruto, gumball, dannie and kim possible)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Portrait of Angel (ganster tweety birds, debbie, charlotte, vince, numbuh 3 and syd)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 1 (gerald)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 14 (hamburger helper, louise, kate and sumo)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 9</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 19 x 14 inches  (48.3 x 35.6 cm)
Yung Jake, <em>Untitled Self Portrait 7 (w valhallen and larry the lobster)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 19 x 8 inches  (48.3 x 20.3 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 4 (crimson chin, quailman, really really big man, powdered toast man, him, lion-o, pencilvester, duffman and twister)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 33 x 19 inches  (83.8 x 48.3 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 2 (rocko, helga, misty, danny phantom, jenny, zim, the gangreen gang, mabel and blastoise)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 1 (princess rainicorn, mordecai, darwin, chuckie, gumball, earthworm jim, mojo jojo, wet willy, skeeter, mac + darwin)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 5 (grizzly, panda, ice bear, one-one, b-mo, calvin, edward, tito, peter and zoidberg)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 3 (blossom, ed, bubbles, dee dee, richard watterson, jake, finn, onion, johnny bravo, jack and buttercup)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait (sasha, knuckles shigeo, kirby, samus, ko, idaho and bender)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. [on list], 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 24 x 36 inches (61 x 91.4 cm)

Yung Jake. eating a potato, tiny landscape + self portrait w sister, 2020. Ink and colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches (18.1 x 10.8 cm)

Yung Jake. Poses, 2020. Ink and colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches (18.1 x 10.8 cm)

Yung Jake. hairs, fly, kelvin w green hair, 2020. Ink and water color on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches (18.1 x 10.8 cm)

Yung Jake. Kelvin, 2020. Colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches (18.1 x 10.8 cm)

Yung Jake. hair (green), 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. hair (also blue), 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. hair (blue), 2020. Neon on powder-coated steel, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. hair (orange), 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Portrait of Jon (mandark, naruto, gumball, dannie and kim possible), 2020. Oil on found metal, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Portrait of Angel (ganster tweety birds, debbie, charlotte, vince, numbuh 3 and syd), 2020. Oil on found metal, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 1 (gerald), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 14 (hamburger helper, louise, kate and sumo), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 9, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 19 x 14 inches (48.3 x 35.6 cm)

Yung Jake, Untitled Self Portrait 7 (w valhallen and larry the lobster), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 19 x 8 inches (48.3 x 20.3 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 4 (crimson chin, quailman, really really big man, powdered toast man, him, lion-o, pencilvester, duffman and twister), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 33 x 19 inches (83.8 x 48.3 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 2 (rocko, helga, misty, danny phantom, jenny, zim, the gangreen gang, mabel and blastoise), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 1 (princess rainicorn, mordecai, darwin, chuckie, gumball, earthworm jim, mojo jojo, wet willy, skeeter, mac and darwin), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 5 (grizzly, panda, ice bear, one-one, b-mo, calvin, edward, tito, peter and zoidberg), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait 3 (blossom, ed, bubbles, dee dee, richard watterson, jake, finn, onion, johnny bravo, jack and buttercup), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. Untitled Self-Portrait (sasha, knuckles shigeo, kirby, samus, ko, idaho and bender), 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61 cm)

Yung Jake. <em>[on list]</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 24 x 36 inches  (61 x 91.4 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>eating a potato, tiny landscape + self portrait w sister</em>, 2020. Ink and colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Poses</em>, 2020. Ink and colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>hairs, fly, kelvin w green hair</em>, 2020. Ink and water color on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Kelvin</em>, 2020. Colored pencil on paper affixed with magnets on powder-coated steel, 7 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches  (18.1 x 10.8 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>hair (green)</em>, 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>hair (also blue)</em>, 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>hair (blue)</em>, 2020. Neon on powder-coated steel, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>hair (orange)</em>, 2020. Neon on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Portrait of Jon (mandark, naruto, gumball, dannie and kim possible)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Portrait of Angel (ganster tweety birds, debbie, charlotte, vince, numbuh 3 and syd)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 1 (gerald)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 14 (hamburger helper, louise, kate and sumo)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 9</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 19 x 14 inches  (48.3 x 35.6 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake, <em>Untitled Self Portrait 7 (w valhallen and larry the lobster)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 19 x 8 inches  (48.3 x 20.3 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 4 (crimson chin, quailman, really really big man, powdered toast man, him, lion-o, pencilvester, duffman and twister)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 33 x 19 inches  (83.8 x 48.3 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 2 (rocko, helga, misty, danny phantom, jenny, zim, the gangreen gang, mabel and blastoise)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 1 (princess rainicorn, mordecai, darwin, chuckie, gumball, earthworm jim, mojo jojo, wet willy, skeeter, mac + darwin)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 5 (grizzly, panda, ice bear, one-one, b-mo, calvin, edward, tito, peter and zoidberg)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait 3 (blossom, ed, bubbles, dee dee, richard watterson, jake, finn, onion, johnny bravo, jack and buttercup)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail
Yung Jake. <em>Untitled Self-Portrait (sasha, knuckles shigeo, kirby, samus, ko, idaho and bender)</em>, 2020. Oil on found metal; powder-coated steel support, 36 x 24 inches  (91.4 x 61 cm) thumbnail

Steve Turner is pleased to present Cartoons Too, a solo exhibition by Yung Jake featuring a series of new paintings that mark the artist’s return to the medium after nearly ten years creating rap videos, related digital works and assemblage. The new paintings consist of supports made of found metal upon which the artist has painted portraits, mostly of himself, in which cartoon elements are included within his likeness.

Yung Jake earned a BFA from CalArts (2012) and while there became well known for his rap videos that integrate the worlds of hip-hop, technology, social media and contemporary art. In the last few years, he has also gained attention for his metal combines which, in 2017, were featured in ARS17, Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum, Helsinki and 21C Museum Hotel, Nashville where there is a permanently installed Yung Jake suite. This is his sixth solo exhibition at Steve Turner.