Art & Design

Pee-wee Herman Sent Artist Jaimie Warren on a Picnic & the Results Were Hellish

Art & Design

Pee-wee Herman Sent Artist Jaimie Warren on a Picnic & the Results Were Hellish

Self-portrait as Blob on a bike ride.
Self-portrait as the woman in Édouard Manet’s The Luncheon on the Grass being scared by Blob on a bike ride.
Self-portrait as Dolly Parton during a picnic for Blob with guests Pee-wee Herman, Grace Jones, Oprah Winfrey, Joan Rivers, and Little Richard.
(From left: Pee-wee Her-meatballs, Gra-strawberry cake Jones, Oprah Win-fruit and veggies, Dolly P-ancakes, Joan River-salmon platter, and Little Ri-cheese plate)
Self-portrait as Grace Jones in a strawberry cake.
Self-portrait as Little Richard in a cheese plate getting eaten by Blob.
Self-portrait as Blob eating the picnic.
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Pee-wee Herman’s instructions for artist Jaimie Warren were simple: “Take a photo of yourself on a bicycle trip and show me the picnic you have when you get there.” Warren’s bloody, monstrous menu was icing on the cake.

Prop styling: Jaimie Warren and Lee Heinemann, Styling, hair, and makeup: Lee Heinemann, Set Design: Matt Roche, Lighting: Matt Roche, Kevin Schowengerdt and Zach Van Benthusen.

The Wild issue, out now at The Bullet Shop!