ON THE WALL | TRUMP 2016 TAKES IT TO THE STREETS IN NYC

August 27, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Riding his wave at the front of the Republican 2016 presidential pack, Donald Trump made a celebratory appearance in NYC this week on a downtown wall via street artist Hanksy who channeled The Donald's inner self for his legion of devoted fans to admire... Read More

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FIRST LOOK | JASON WILLIAMS/REVOK AT RUTTKOWSKI 68, COLOGNE

August 26, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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Fresh on the heels of his recent show at Library Street Collective, LA, painter Jason Williams presents an eponymous counterpoint exhibition at Ruttkowski 68 gallery in Cologne.Renowned for his prodigious output as a graffiti artist under the moniker REVOK for Read More

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ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

August 23, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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This summer, Ibiza vacationers in need of a break from their Paris Hilton foam party revelry can take in a world class body of work by Takashi Murakami, presented by LA stalwarts Blum & Poe. Through September 26, a multifaceted exhibition consisting of Read More

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STREET LIFE | OS GEMEOS GO BIG IN NYC

August 23, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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The heaviest force in street art, aka Brasilian wonder twins Os Gemeos, owned NYC this summer, beginning with their epic Times Square digital billboard takeover, and culminating in a epic B-Boy mural in the East Village. The six-story-high painting, depicting a Read More

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CHASON MATTHAMS “ADVANCES, NONE MIRACULOUS” AT THIERRY GOLDBERG, NYC

August 22, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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"Advances, None Miraculous," 34-year-old painter Chason Matthams' inaugural NYC solo exhibition at Thierry-Goldberg Gallery is an ambitious and visually stunning collection of work marked as Read More

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FIRST LOOK | BANKSY’S NEW DISMALAND “BEMUSEMENT PARK” ART SHOW

August 20, 2015  |  art, Culture, Streets  |  Comments Off

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After an extended public silence, street art king Banksy resurfaced today in the little known English seaside town of Weston-super-Mare with his very own art show theme park, the Dismaland “Bemusement Park". Occupying the former site of the decrepit Read More

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SUMMER STREETS | KENNY SCHARF ON THE WALL FOR MAUS IN MALAGA

August 19, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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It's been a massive summer for street art in the midst of this modern muralism renaissance, and one of the biggest practitioners was living Pop Art legend Kenny Scharf who kept busy this month with a giant graffiti piece featuring his trademark cartoon anamorphic Read More

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CAI GUO-QIANG IGNITES A 500-METER LONG SKY LADDER IN CHINA

August 12, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Revered as one of China's most important living artists, Supertouch buddy Cai Guo-Qiang staged one of his most epic performances this week when he ignited his pyrotechnic Sky Ladder in his hometown of Quanzhou. Executed as a gift to Read More

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DESIGN | SNARKITECTURE TURNS THE NATIONAL MUSEUM INTO A “BEACH”

August 6, 2015  |  art, Design  |  Comments Off

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Now through September 7, visitors to Washington DC's National Museum can go "swimming" at the giant Beach that has taken over the Great Hall. Created by Daniel ArshamAlex Mustonen's Brooklyn-based Read More

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SUMMER MADNESS | FAILE: SAVAGE/SACRED YOUNG MINDS & DELUXX FLUXX ARCADE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

August 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The Brooklyn Museum continues its ultra-progressive summer programming with an immersive installation of fine art and blacklight arcade madness by Brooklyn art duo Faile (aka: "The Patricks") that—in conjunction with simultaneous shows The Rise of Sneaker Culture; The Basquiat Notebooks; and a large-scale KAWS installation—has been drawing young patrons to the museum in droves. Read More

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