LEBO Celebrates Book Release Tonight at Doraku with Cleveland Jones, Nicole Chirino, Jesse Jackson
His work, which the artist himself describes as post-modern cartoon art impressionism, has even graced some of their album covers (you may have noticed it on a few of Spam's). Well, now LEBO is releasing a new book of his work, titled Inspired By the Beat. Which is fitting, considering the prevalence of musical themes in his paintings (such as this one), and his unique style, inspired by his Cuban American upbringing--fluid, looping, thick black lines filled with bold color, and reminiscent of Picasso's cubist portraits, only with more soul somehow (no offense to the master).
LEBO will be celebrating the release with a "Book Viewing Shindig" going down at Doraku on Lincoln Road tonight, and a few of those local SoFla musicians are helping him. Offering live acoustic sets, Cleveland Jones, Nicolle Chirino and Jesse Jackson.