OPENINGS | BARRY McGEE & TODD JAMES: “FUD” AT V1 GALLERY, COPENHAGEN

May 29, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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Artistic comrades-in-arms and frequent collaborators Barry McGee (aka: TWIST) & Todd James (aka: REAS) have once again joined forces to present a new joint show cryptically titled FUD at the esteemed V1 Gallery in Copenhagen. Towering figures in the world of Read More

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DESIGN | THE NEW STAR TREK ENTERPRISE BUILDING IN CHINA

May 27, 2015  |  Design  |  No Comments

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In China's Fujian Province, tech executive and unrepentant Trekkie Lui Deijian has taken nerd-dom to new levels by creating the new headquarters for his Netdragon game development empire in the image of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-E. Fully licensed and Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL FOR WOOD STREET WALLS IN LONDON

May 27, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Irish painter and street artist Conor Harrington has been on a tear in recent years both in the gallery and on the streets where his distinctive baroque painting style has distinguished him among his peers as a master of both style and form. A connoisseur of fisticuffs, Read More

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STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Detroit has long been an expansive and abandoned wasteland covered in primitive wall scribbling and gang graffiti, but in the past few years its become a mecca of street art and an outdoor gallery for the world's top talent. To crown that distinction, Shepard Fairey—in town for Read More

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FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY’S PRINTED MATTERS AT LIBRARY STREET COLLECTIVE, DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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At this point, the world's most prolific street artist needs no introduction or analysis. Simply put, Shepard Fairey is the AC/DC of street art;  the Metallica of Graffiti; the Taylor Swift of streetwear. His fan base is legion, and at a time when he could do a show anywhere in the world, it's nice to see the Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | THE BEST OF THE 2015 VENICE BIENNALE

May 22, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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With over 140 artists total representing 53 countries, the 56th Venice Biennale is the high art world's grandest, and most consuming event. This year's installment, titled, All the World's Futures by Nigerian-born curator Okwui Enwezor is no different and for the uninitiated, the expansive show—which is spread Read More

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STREET LIFE | THE BRIDGES OF GRAFFITI AT THE VENICE BIENNALE 2015

May 21, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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While the storied Venice Biennale—now in its 56th year—is a highbrow affair for the art world elite, this season's simultaneous Bridges of Graffiti show presents a welcome and more accessible counterpoint with a formidable exhibition of international urban artists. Featuring installations by Futura, Todd James Read More

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DESIGN | THE INCREDIBLE UI DESIGN OF AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

May 20, 2015  |  Design, Tech  |  No Comments

At a time when digital user experience is king, London-based Territory Studio—the crew responsible for the incredible, omnipresent digital interfaces in Avengers: Age of Ultron—might just be the best UI team in the world. Have a look at the reel above, which draws together a look at the over Read More

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PUBLIC ART | JR COMMEMORATES THE LEGACY OF FUKUSHIMA

May 19, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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The 2011 Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami left the region devastated, evacuated, and irradiated. Four years later, it's remaining inhabitants are still working to regain the way of life they once knew and cope with Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | LISA YUSKAVAGE’S NUDE WONDERLAND AT DAVID ZWIRNER, NYC

May 19, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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Currently on view at powerhouse gallery David Zwirner is a beautiful show of new paintings by Lisa Yuskavage unlike anything else you're likely to see this season. For the uninitiated, Yuskavage's works merge popular culture and a deep engagement with the history of art. Widely associated with a Read More

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