STREET LIFE | JR GOES MASSIVE IN PHILLY FOR THE OPEN SOURCE PUBLIC ART PROJECT

July 29, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Last week, French street artist & Supertouch buddy JR pasted his first mural in Philadelphia (and one of his largest ever), a 20-story tall portrait of Ibrahim Shah, a Philadelphia resident who immigrated to the United States from Pakistan. The mural, Migrants, Ibrahim,
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SUMMER IN NYC | JORGE PARDO, JON PYLYPCHUK, DIRK SKREBER AT PETZEL GALLERY

July 23, 2015  |  art, Uncategorized  |  No Comments

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Summer is known to be the doldrums in NYC but this July Petzel Gallery is keeping it fresh with a fantastic group show featuring the incredibly fun work of John Pylpchuk, backed up by a sculptural installation by Jorge Pardo, and a film by Dirk Skreber. For nearly Read More

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SUMMER MADNESS | THE SAND SCULPTURE OF GUY-OLIVER DEVEAU

July 23, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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It used to be that all you needed to feel like a wuss at the beach was some buff meathead kicking sand in your face. Now Canadian "sand artist" Guy-Olivier Deveau is here to embarrass all amateur Read More

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FIRST LOOK | LARRY GAGOSIAN DEFIES GREEK MELTDOWN WITH RICHARD PHILLIPS SHOW IN ATHENS

July 21, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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Greece may be on the verge of total financial implosion, but art world puppeteer Larry Gagosian could give a mad fuck as he boldly staged Richard Phillips' eponymous new show at his Read More

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STREET LIFE | JAMES JEAN ON THE WALL IN LONG BEACH

July 21, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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One wouldn't exactly call visionary modern master painter James Jean a "street artist" but he played the part well when asked to create a towering mural as part of Pow Wow Long Beach earlier this month. Standing tall on the side of the Read More

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INSTITUTIONALIZED | KAWS “ALONG THE WAY” AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

July 13, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy KAWS has been an unstoppable force this summer with impressive installations of his large-scale sculpture in Hong Kong and Amsterdam. Now the tour has come full circle with his massive Along The Way sculpture now on view at Read More

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THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

June 24, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Art Basel Miami might be the art world's collective excuse to get puking drunk, throw money at strippers, pass out in a banana hammock on the beach (and look at art) in the middle of winter, but the annual OG Art Basel in—where else—Basel, Switzerland is a Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR’S WRINKLES OF THE CITY PROJECT IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY

June 15, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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One of the most prolific street artists in the world, Frenchman JR's profound Wrinkles of the City project has taken him to Cartagena, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Havana, and Berlin to showcase the cities' ragged and unseen residents on a grand scale. For the project's final Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | ELLSWORTH KELLY’S SUBLIME MINIMALISM AT MATTHEW MARKS, NYC

June 15, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

 

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On the verge of legendary modernist painter Ellsworth Kelly's ninety-second birthday he has filled all four of Matthew Marks’ Chelsea spaces with epic new abstract minimalist works that show the nonagenarian operating remarkably at the peak of his Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DEVIN TROY STROTHER AT UNDEFEATED/3125C, LA

June 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Brooklyn transplant Devin Troy Strother was born & raised in the hotbed of racially-charged 90s Los Angeles where he cut his teeth on basketball and hip hop culture, absorbing the influence of the prime time Chicago Bulls and Nike like a sponge. And so it's fitting that the Read More

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