Archive for April, 2013

STYLE: KENNY SCHARF x ALEJANDRO INGELMO LIMITED-EDITION SNEAKERS

April 9, 2013  |  Style  |  Comments Off

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Hot on the heels of "Kolors" his current knockout show of new abstract paintings and sculptures at Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC, Pop Artist Kenny Scharf reveals his new footwear collaboration with design house Alejandro Ingelmo. Read More

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STREETLIFE: LEVER RUKHIN’S DRIVE-BY PHOTOS OF LOS ANGELES

April 9, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Cruising on an endless slow roll through the streets of Los Angeles, Lever Rukhin—aka: "Los Angelev"— is a drive-by photographer who captures fleeting, intimate glimpses of everyday street life in the Southland from behind the wheel of his car. His images offer a voyeur's perspective on the daily lives of the 99% as they navigate the endless paved expanse of LA that surrounds the microcosm of Hollywood. Read More

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STYLE: BARRY McGEE BANDANAS BY THE HILL-SIDE FOR THE ICA BOSTON

April 9, 2013  |  Style  |  Comments Off

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In support of Barry McGee's current retrospective at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), accessories maker The Hill-Side have created a trio of their japanese selvedge cotton bandanas featuring patterns by the artist, making these some of the most affordable TWIST souvenirs money can buy. Read More

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ROBERT LONGO’S “PHANTOM VESSELS” AT GALERIE THADDAEUS ROPAC

April 9, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Robert Longo earned his art star in the 1980s with his now iconic "Men in Cities" series of black & white charcoal drawings showing suited up businessmen writing in some existential Wall Street-induced agony (Patrick Bateman's "American Psycho" apartment wouldn't have been complete without one). Read More

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STREET LIFE: NEW WORK BY LUDO IN PARIS

April 8, 2013  |  art, Street Art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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French street artist Ludo has struck again in Paris with some compelling new murals in his trademark black, white, and green palette, with one serving as a killer homage to skate art legend Jim Phillips' 1973 "screaming hand" Santa Cruz skate graphic. Images courtesy of our friends at Street Art News Read More

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STREET LIFE: JR ON THE WALL IN DUBLIN

April 8, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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"Just finished the piece in Dublin in collaboration with the local artist Maser. This is part of my project named UNFRAMED where I use images from the archive of photography. This one was madein Dublin in 1913. The Labour movement in Dublin became involved in a serious conflict with the employers, known as the Lockout. Here you can see acrowd awaits the arrival of the first food ship from England. The piece is up onLower Leeson St next to the Sugar Club if you are in the area" —JR Read More

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BARRY McGEE RETROSPECTIVE AT THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART (ICA) BOSTON

April 8, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Graffiti hero/street art legend turned bona fide art star Barry McGee has always straddled both worlds precariously, but with his massive scale new mid-career retrospective at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Boston that opened on Saturday, there should be no doubt as to his status as a Capital "A" Art World heavyweight. Serving as a 20-year chronological survey of the artist's oeuvre, the show features more than 30 significant pieces from the artist's multifaceted career, including installations, paintings, drawings, and photographs. Read More

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DESIGN: INSIDE MARC NEWSON’S LONDON HOME

April 8, 2013  |  Design  |  Comments Off

In Residence: Marc Newson on Nowness.com.

Modern design icon and past Supertouch collaborator Marc Newson's London home is a study of rustic modern architecture that serves as a comfortable foil to his normally space age sleek design sensibility in this artist-guided tour.

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MUSIC: PHOENIX DEBUT NEW SONGS ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

April 7, 2013  |  Music  |  Comments Off

French rockers Phoenix killed it on Saturday Night Live yesterday with two new songs, "Entertainment," and "Trying to be Cool/Drakkar Noir" from the great new album "Bankrupt" Read More

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MARILYN MINTER AT REGEN PROJECTS, LA

April 7, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Long a favorite of us here at Supertouch, celebrated artist Marilyn Minter debuted an incredible body of beautiful new large-scale paintings at Regen Projects in Los Angeles on Saturday night. In her second show at the gallery, Minter's new paintings deepen the artist's investigation of how we communicate with the illusion of glamour via advertising in public spaces. Read More

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