STREET LIFE | GRAFFITI ARTIST SKID ROBOT PAINTS FOR THE HOMELESS IN LA

October 21, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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The anonymous street artist known as Skid Robot (it's clever, we'll give him that), has quietly been waging a guerrilla campaign to draw attention to the city's sprawling homeless population by decorating their downtown skid row squats with imagery of Read More

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FIRST LOOK | RICHARD PRINCE “NEW FIGURES” AT GALLERY ALMINE RECH, PARIS

October 20, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Hot on the heels of his hilarious & timely show of Instagram photos now on display at Gagosian in NYC, the bad boy of the art world, Richard Prince, takes a hard left and goes neo-Cubist with a beautiful body of new Picasso-esque photo collage paintings titled New Figures at Gallery Almine Rech in Read More

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LAST LOOK | ROB PRUITT’S “MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES” AT GAVIN BROWN’S ENTERPRISE, NYC

October 20, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Pop provocateur and comedic genius Rob Pruitt's can always be counted on to bring a smile to paint a smile on the otherwise stoic face of the Art World, but his current exhibition at Gavin Brown's Enterprise in NYC, Multiple Personalities, is a more meditative experience, albeit with a heavy dose of fun as an ever-present current Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW BANKSY “GIRL WITH A PIERCED EARDRUM” REVEALED TODAY IN BRISTOL

October 20, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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England's flower (and biological father of Mr Brainwash), Sir Banksy, has shown yet another sign of life this month, proving that he hasn't fallen off the map completely, when his newest wall piece was revealed in his hometown of Bristol today, amid an internet news hoax claiming he was apprehended and his identity revealed. The piece, titled

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FIRST LOOK | KENNY SCHARF’S PAPER SCULPTURES AT PACE PRINTS, NYC

October 19, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Renowned for his large-scale graffiti, paintings, and sculptural works, Pop Art legend and longtime Supertouch buddy Kenny Scharf takes a refreshingly new approach to his current work on display in his eponymous new show at Pace Prints in NYC. In keeping with the gallery's general modus operandi, Sharf's pieces are comprised of Read More

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PUBLIC ART | THE SHORT LIFE & QUICK DEATH OF PAUL McCARTHY’S GIANT BUTT PLUG IN PARIS

October 19, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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The French are known for their cultural open-mindedness, but apparently not in the case of Paul McCarthy's giant buttplug sculpture which met with an unceremonious end at the hand of vandals over the weekend in The City of Light. The 79-foot-high inflatable green sculpture titled Tree was erected in Place Vendôme last Thursday in conjunction with

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BEST IN SHOW | DUANE HANSON’S “REALITY CHECK” AT SOTHEBY’S S2 IN LONDON

October 16, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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One of the highlights of Frieze art week in London is the mind-blowing work of the late Pop hyperrealist sculptor Duane Hanson currently on view in the mini-retrospective Reality Check that brings a slice of Middle America to Mayfair at Sotheby's S2 Gallery. Famed for his Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | DZINE’S GHOST BIKE SCULPTURE AT THE ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM

October 15, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  No Comments

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Since 2012, nearly 5,000 Americans have died in automobile-related collisions. The first "ghost bikes"—bicycles painted white and stationed at intersections where cycling fatalities occurred—were created in St. Louis, Missouri in 2003, sparking a movement that has seen the creation of hundreds of ghost bike Read More

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM | YAYOI KUSAMA “INFINITE OBSESSION” AT MUSEO TAMAYO, MEXICO CITY

October 14, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Infinite Obsession, the first retrospective of Yayoi Kusama in Latin America currently on view at the Museo Tamayo in Mexico City traces the trajectory of this maverick Japanese artist from private to public, painting to performance, studio to street. Kusama was Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | KAWS’ GIANT “SMALL LIE” SCULPTURE AT FRIEZE LONDON

October 13, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Poking his head through the clouds of stormy London for the first time today, KAWS' giant new Afrormosia wood Companion sculpture Small Lie made its public debut as part of Frieze Art Fair's sculpture garden in Regents Park. On view throughout Read More

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