Archive for May, 2007

BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB…

May 31, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Sometimes you buy books for knowledge. Other times for reference. Some books you buy to impress your friends and others just to impress yourself. And sometimes you buy a book because if you don't, you'll hate yourself the rest of your life . "Naked Girls Smoking Weed" by Rob Griffin (Goliath Books) is exactly one of those titles (though it does kinda fit into all of those aforementioned categories). No words are needed here to describe the content or the M.O. of this brand-new little hardcover coffee-table book, it just simply is what it is, and we love it for that. It should also be noted that we at Supertouch do not condone nudity or weed smoking. Unless you're a photogenic young lady, of course, in which case both activities are perfectly acceptable, particularly if there are cameras about. Buy the book and then read "War and Peace" to balance out your karma, it'll all even out in the end...

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NYC///SUMMER LOVIN’…

May 31, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Jimi Hendrix poster by Hapsash

This year marks the 40-year anniversary of the dubiously-titled countercultural explosion known as the "SUMMER OF LOVE" (outside of San Francisco, there wasn't much lovin' goin on in the world) and several exhibitions around the country are gearing up to catch the wave of nostalgia. Most notable of these (notice we didn't say "interesting," that honor is reserved for the upcoming Rick Griffin retrospective opening at the Laguna Art Museum this June) is the venerable WHITNEY MUSEUM's long anticipated overview, “Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era.” It shouldn't be a surprise to any that this Read More

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SF///THE ART OF PROPAGANDA…

May 31, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Art by Istvan Orosz, Hungary

San Francisco's START SOMA gallery has just announced a traveling international exhibition of modern propaganda art called PROPAGANDA III. Debuting on July 4th at Start's SF gallery, the show will feature modern propaganda posters by more than 300 artists from around the world. Following its NorCal unveiling, the show will travel to Read More

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LA///THE CHRONICLES OF EVERLAST…

May 30, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch's resident ne'er-do-well EVERLAST has been one very busy man as of late. Between long nites in the recording studio preparing his new solo record and LA COKA NOSTRA's debut disc, he's busily trading in the art market and touring the country on a string of summer solo gigs. PEEP GAME: Read More

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LONDON///THUNDERDOGS AT THE GATE…

May 30, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch's own TRISTAN EATON returns to his adopted hometown of London this week for the debut of his THUNDERDOG ARTIST COLLECTIVE on Thursday, May 31st at EXPOSURE GALLERY. Featuring original artwork by international TDC artists JEREMYVILLE, 123 KLAN, SUPERDEUX, DR REVOLT, and DEVILROBOTS, among others, the show will also see the debut of TDog's newest Read More

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SCOTLAND///STORMING THE GRAFFITI CASTLE…

May 30, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Three weeks into the illustrious GRAFFITI CASTLE PROJECT and heavy spring rains have put a temporary halt to work, leaving resident kilted artists OS GEMEOS, NINA PANDOLFO, and NUNCA to sit and twiddle their collective thumbs within the castle's spacious walls. As we previously reported, medieval KELBURN CASTLE is currently undergoing an extensive Read More

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SPAIN///WK BOMBS BARCELONA…

May 29, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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In the lovely country of España last week for the opening of his latest solo exhibition at MAXALOT GALLERY in Barcelona, Supertouch's own WK INTERACT couldn't keep his hands off the city's historical walls. Luckily the Spanish are a forgiving people. The fact that they were mostly naked ladies this time didn't Read More

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LA///TONITE’S THE NITE…

May 29, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Hard to believe JAY LENO's been on the TONIGHT SHOW for fifteen years now. Had to swing by the show last Friday nite & wish Jay a happy Read More

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BROOKLYN///SAVED AT LAST…

May 28, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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SCOTT CAMPBELL's Brooklyn-based emporium of fine inks, SAVED TATTOO is one of the finest shops in New York that also doubles as a clubhouse and art gallery for an amazing array of hipsters and artists. If that weren't enough, there's also a full-sized laser machine on the premises, ready to burn your Blackberry at a moment's notice. Their current art show, "UPSTARTS" showcases an array of hardcore young talent from around the country with original artwork available for shockingly affordable prices. And if the art on the wall doesn't get you going, Read More

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NYC///A WALK IN THE PARK…

May 28, 2007  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Few things in North America are as incredible as Central Park in springtime. Even Supertouch's own Stuntboy (aka: Erik Foss) can't spoil the view this time of year...

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Stuntboy scares the kids off the statuary...

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Sculpted by José de Creeft and unveiled in 1959, the Alice In Wonderland sculpture is one of the park's hidden treasures...

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Even Jimi Hendrix thought so and had photographer Linda Eastman (neé Linda McCartney) snap this photo of him atop it in 1969 with the intention of using it as the cover of Electric Ladyland...

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