Archive for April, 2014

DESIGN | “THE ABC OF ARCHITECTS” SHORT FILM

April 30, 2014  |  Architecture, Design, Film  |  Comments Off

The ABC of Architects

Anyone feeling a bit short on their knowledge of great architecture need look no further than the new animated short "The ABC of Architects." Created by animators Andrea Stinga and Federico Gonzalez, the piece traces 26 of the world's most influential architects, from Alvar Aalto to Zaha Hadid and their most famous structures.

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STREET LIFE | MR ANDRE AT THE CHATEAU MARMONT, HOLLYWOOD

April 30, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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After yet another residency at Hollywood's storied Chateau Marmont, Supertouch buddy Mr Andre (aka: Mr A, aka: Andre Saraiva, aka: Frenchie) left his mark on the hotel's front wall... Read More

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MASTERPIECE | AI WEIWEI’S “EVIDENCE” AT MARTIN GROPIUS BAU, BERLIN

April 29, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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On display concurrently with his Brooklyn Museum retrospective, Ai WeiWei’s new show Evidence at Gallery Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin is his largest solo exhibition to date. Quite an achievement, when you consider the fact that the artist is unable to leave China, and cannot even leave Read More

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LAST LOOK | MICHAEL KAGAN’S “THUNDER IN THE DISTANCE” AT JOHSUA LINER GALLERY, NYC

April 29, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Space-obsessed painter Michael Kagan's latest body of work, Thunder in the Distance at New York's Joshua Liner Gallery through Saturday, May 3rd, is a beautiful visual study of the golden age of this courntry's (former) obsession with the Final Frontier and all of the inherent symbolism for Read More

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ART CARS | THE FERRARI F430 BY JOHN “CRASH” MATOS

April 28, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Notorious gearhead and OG first wave NYC graffiti artist John "Crash" Matos finally brings his two passions together in his new Ferrari F430 art car for Martino Auto Concepts that made its public debut at the New York Auto Show over the weekend. Read More

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SWOON’S “SUBMERGED MOTHERLANDS” AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

April 27, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Brooklyn-based street artist and modern day Tom Sawyer, Swoon, aka: Caldonia Curry, is a force of nature who leads a small army of DIY, dumpster-diving, anti-establishment "Freegans" who work tirelessly to support her bohemian vision. It was with this crew of compatriots that she Read More

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TECH | LOST ANDY WARHOL AMIGA COMPUTER ART REDISCOVERED AFTER 30 YEARS

April 24, 2014  |  art, Tech  |  Comments Off

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News of freshly-discovered artworks by major artists from places like storage spaces and flea markets are fairly commonplace in the art world, but the Andy Warhol Foundation has just announced the unprecedented discovery of previously unknown digital art designed by Andy Warhol in the 1980s on a primitive Amiga computer. Read More

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FIRST LOOK | “ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND: MISSION SCHOOL” AT NYU

April 24, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Running Juxtapoz magazine in San Francisco in the 1990s, the memories of seeing Barry McGee and Margaret Kilgallen moving around the city together, tagging and stickering as they went are as still as clear as yesterday. Back then, before the term "street art" existed,  there really was no Read More

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MUST-SEE | AI WEIWEI’S MONUMENTAL “ACCORDING TO WHAT?” AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

April 23, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Since being arrested in 2011, China's most provocative and controversial artist,  Ai Weiwei has not ben allowed to leave the country, but that doesn't mean he hasn't overseen the entire scope of According to What?, his mid-career retrospective that opened at the Brooklyn Museum this month. Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW WORK BY PIXEL PANCHO FOR THE PERTH PUBLIC FORMS FESTIVAL, AUSTRALIA

April 23, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Italian street artist Pixel Pancho went big with a mega-snake in Perth, Australia for the city's Public Form Festival of street art currently underway featuring 40 top international street artists including Maya Hayuk and ROA working across 30 walls & other public places to transform the city into an public outdoor gallery. Read More

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