ON EXHIBIT |THE WORLD TRADE CENTER OPENS WITH A JOSE PARLA MURAL AS ITS CENTERPIECE

November 21, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014-11-21 at 12.29.52 PM

After thirteen years of development following the attacks of 9/11, the new One World Trade Center—standing 104 stories tall at a cost of $3.9 billion—has finally opened its doors to the public with a massive new mural by the homie Jose Parla as its Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

FIRST LOOK | DANIEL ARSHAM “WELCOME TO THE FUTURE” AT LOCUST PROJECTS, MIAMI

November 20, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014-11-20 at 3.25.24 PM

For his newest installation, the prophetically-titled Welcome to the Future at Miami's Locust Projects, NYC-based Daniel Arsham has transformed the gallery into an excavation site, digging a trench in the gallery’s poured concrete floor that now holds Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

STREET LIFE | THE GEOMETRIC PAINTER’S TAPE MURALS OF FLEKZ IN LA

November 20, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014-11-20 at 4.22.04 PM

It's not easy to make a name for yourself in the LA street art world, but 20-year-old artist Gustavo Fuentes (aka: FLEKZ) has distinguished himself over the past year with a series of striking murals executed using only blue painter's tape. While the average human struggles to tape off their Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

FIRST LOOK | “EARLY MAN” GROUP SHOW AT THE HOLE NYC FEATURING BARRY MCGEE, AUSTIN LEE, TAKESHI MURATA, JIM DRAIN, AND AUREL SCHMIDT

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

***Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 7.56.54 PM

One of the most ecclectic, erratic, and enjoyable shows of the month can be found at SoHo upstart The Hole, where founder and curator Kathy Grayson has assembled the group show Early Man, a modern exploration of paleolothic age image making featuring works by Aurel Schmidt, Austin Lee, Barry McGee,  Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 10.04.19 PM

The magnificent culmination of nearly a decade of work, Japanese Pop Art master Takashi Murakami's new exhibition In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, which has just opened its doors at Gagosian Gallery in NYC, is his most profound Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

FILM | “BANKSY DOES NEW YORK” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON HBO

November 17, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

New York residents no doubt remember all too well Sir Banksy's monthlong Better Out Than In outdoor residency in the city last October when all of NYC became a public gallery for the British street artist's allegorical street art interventions—generating a torrent of user-generated coverage in the Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

OPENINGS | FAILE “NEW WORKS ON WOOD: PROCESS, PAINTING, & SCULPTURE” AT ALLOUCHE GALLERY, NYC

November 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

****Screen Shot 2014-11-17 at 12.24.12 PM

Brooklyn-based street/fine art collective Faile (aka: Patrick McNeil & Patrick Miller) debuted a stunning new exhibition in NYC over the weekend when their new Works on Wood: Process, Painting, & Sculpture show opened its doors at Allouche Gallery in SoHo on Saturday. Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

HOLLYWOOD | JAMES JEAN DESIGNS LOGO FOR FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY BLOOM

November 17, 2014  |  Design, Film  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014-11-16 at 2.17.33 PM

Super touch buddy & visionary painter James Jean turned his focus from fine art to Hollywood recently when he designed a pair of logos for the nascent film production company Bloom. The main design, featuring a Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL WITH LUDO IN SHANGHAI

November 16, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014-11-16 at 12.34.06 PM

Globetrotting French street artist & Supertouch buddy Ludo just returned from Shanghai where he lent his trademark green iconography to a ruined monochromatic landscape that makes Detroit look like Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit

BEST IN SHOW | GEORGE CONDO “DOUBLE HEADS / BLACK PAINTINGS / ABSTRACTIONS” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

November 13, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2014-11-13 at 2.09.55 PM

Powerhouse neo-cubist painter George Condo has been operating at the peak of his game this year, and his new show Double Heads/Black Paintings/Abstractions, at Skarstedt Gallery in Chelsea featuring large-scale paintings created this year at his East Hampton studio caps off 2014 as a true Read More

Share via emailShare on TumblrSubmit to reddit