The Sucklord

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The Sucklord
Sucklord blessing the Gwin Posters.jpg
The Sucklord in June 2010
Born Morgan Phillips
1969
New York
Nationality American
Known for Figurines
Movement Pop art

The Sucklord (born Morgan Phillips circa 1969 in New York City[1][2]) is a New York pop artist.[3] He manufactures unlicensed action figures and toys through his company, Suckadelic.[3] The Sucklord appeared as a contestant in the second season of Work of Art: The Next Great Artist.[1] On September 10, 2012, the Sucklord appeared on the fifth episode of Bravo's Gallery Girls reality TV show, in which he produced limited editions of action figures and sold them at the girls' East Village shop, End of Century.[citation needed]

The Sucklord has been a long-time fan of Star Wars and Star Wars merchandise and has been profiled for his own versions of Star Wars collectibles.[4] He contributed to series five and six of Topps' Star Wars Galaxy trading cards and produced three series of his own Suckpax cards.[5]

Phillips was born in the West Village and attended P.S. 41[2] and the High School for the Humanities, graduating in 1987.[6] He later attended an art school in Eugene, Oregon.[2] Phillips made his first reality TV appearance in the 2004 premiere episode of VH1's Can't Get a Date.[2][7]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • January 2011, Suckadelic, Boo-Hooray Gallery, New York City.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tucker, Ken (12 October 2011). "'Work of Art: The Next Great Artist' recap: Enter the Sucklord". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d Dodero, Camille (28 September 2011). "The Suckadelic Era". The Village Voice. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Thill, Scott (13 January 2011). "Sucklord’s Bootleg Sci-Fi Toys Freak Star Wars". Wired. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Star Wars Merchandise". National Public Radio. 12 May 1999. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Harris (5 October 2011). "The Sucklord to Appear on Bravo TV’s Work Of Art". Non-Sport Update. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Humanities alumni Morgan Phillips makes it to prime time tv.". Bayard Rustin High School For The Humanities Alumni Website. 8 May 2006. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Meet Morgan". Can't Get a Date. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 

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