Archive for February, 2014

AUSTIN LEE’S “OK OK OK OK…” AT POSTMASTERS GALLERY, NYC

February 28, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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One of the funnest & funniest current shows capable of lifting snowbound New Yorkers' spirits out of a suicidal, Polar Vortex-inspired funk is painter Austin Lee's "OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK, Painting is a Strange Thing to do but so is Everything Else," currently on view at Postmasters Gallery until March 8th. Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | TOMOO GOKITA’S NOIR PORTRAITS AT MARY BOONE GALLERY, NYC

February 15, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Simply stated, Japanese artist Tomoo Gokita is one of the most interesting and unappreciated young artists working today. A graphic artist turned painter, Gokita has developed a standout visual language punctuated by his strict palette of black, white, and shades of gray, and characterized by a sort of noir pop surrealism that could only come from Japan. For this latest show at Mary Boone, Gokita has produced some of his finest work to date, with 15 new portraits that are simultaneously figurative and abstract and tinged with dark intrigue. By giving the paintings titles such as Read More

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STREET LIFE | REMEMBERING PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN IN MEXICO CITY, DF

February 3, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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The first public tribute to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman who died tragically yesterday of a drug overdose in NYC popped up literally overnite in Mexico City, by street artist SMITHE ONE with the late actor telling the reaper, "I'm coming, skinny..." Read More

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