Ella Guru | the artist




The artist Ella Guru
Born May 24 1966, Ohio, USA.
Lives and works in London UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Stuckism,


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…These days Ms Guru, now aka Mrs Ming, is lending her obsessive tendencies to large waterfowl, swapping the wild life for wildlife. When asked if she is selling out, Ms Guru replied that she is just as excited by ducks, geese and pelicans as by men in drag, confirming Quentin Crisp’s comment that Ms Guru is indeed "weird".
Artist’s website
Ella is known for her alternative "underground" life style and ‘gender bending’ paintings. She used to frequent fetish clubs as a dominatrix, and has a penchant for transvestites. The subject matter of her work often features such subjects, including many paintings of men and women wearing 1960s style beehive wigs. Although the content is frequently unorthodox, she paints in a "traditional" style…
Their name suggests a grandmotherly sage and their music conjures the dusty plains of Nashville, but Ella Guru are, in fact, an eight-piece alt country band from Liverpool…


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