FIRST LOOK | DANIEL ARSHAM “WELCOME TO THE FUTURE” AT LOCUST PROJECTS, MIAMI

November 20, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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For his newest installation, the prophetically-titled Welcome to the Future at Miami's Locust Projects, NYC-based Daniel Arsham has transformed the gallery into an excavation site, digging a trench in the gallery’s poured concrete floor that now holds Read More

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FIRST LOOK | “EARLY MAN” GROUP SHOW AT THE HOLE NYC FEATURING BARRY MCGEE, AUSTIN LEE, TAKESHI MURATA, JIM DRAIN, AND AUREL SCHMIDT

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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One of the most ecclectic, erratic, and enjoyable shows of the month can be found at SoHo upstart The Hole, where founder and curator Kathy Grayson has assembled the group show Early Man, a modern exploration of paleolothic age image making featuring works by Aurel Schmidt, Austin Lee, Barry McGee,  Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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The magnificent culmination of nearly a decade of work, Japanese Pop Art master Takashi Murakami's new exhibition In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, which has just opened its doors at Gagosian Gallery in NYC, is his most profound Read More

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OPENINGS | FAILE “NEW WORKS ON WOOD: PROCESS, PAINTING, & SCULPTURE” AT ALLOUCHE GALLERY, NYC

November 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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Brooklyn-based street/fine art collective Faile (aka: Patrick McNeil & Patrick Miller) debuted a stunning new exhibition in NYC over the weekend when their new Works on Wood: Process, Painting, & Sculpture show opened its doors at Allouche Gallery in SoHo on Saturday. Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | GEORGE CONDO “DOUBLE HEADS / BLACK PAINTINGS / ABSTRACTIONS” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

November 13, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Powerhouse neo-cubist painter George Condo has been operating at the peak of his game this year, and his new show Double Heads/Black Paintings/Abstractions, at Skarstedt Gallery in Chelsea featuring large-scale paintings created this year at his East Hampton studio caps off 2014 as a true Read More

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FIRST LOOK | BARRY McGEE & CLARE ROJAS AT GALLERIA ALESSANDRA BONOMO, ROME

November 13, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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San Francisco street art legend Barry McGee (aka: Twist, aka: Twisto, aka: Ray Fong) has teamed up with his wife Clare Rojas (aka Peggy Honeywell)  for this eponymous show of new work at Rome's Galleria Alessandra Bonomo that sees the duo combining their different styles into one project through a diverse array of paintings, works on paper, photographs, and Read More

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PRODUCT TOSS | ERIK PARKER’S “HELLO” SKATE DECK ART PRINT

November 12, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  No Comments

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Supertouch buddy Erik Parker honors his roots in skate culture with his latest skate deck art print featuring imagery from his 2014 painting Hello. In his work, Parker employs his own wildly inventive architecture and signature neon palate to create bold, graphic Read More

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SHOW OF FORCE | JEFF KOONS “HULK ELVIS” AT GAGOSIAN HONG KONG

November 7, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Rounding out a powerhouse year that saw his complete domination of NYC with a definitive retrospective to close down the Whitney Museum and a massive summerlong public sculpture installation in Rockafellar Center, Jeff Koons wraps up 2014 with a show of brute force at Read More

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STREET LIFE | LOOKING AT STEPHEN “ESPO” POWERS’ “LOVE LETTER TO BROOKLYN”

November 7, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Completed in 2011, Stephen "Espo" Powers' epic Love Letter to Brooklyn is something of an epic beat poem wrapping the exterior of an old Macy's garage in the heart of downtown Brooklyn that still stands as one of the artist's most impressive installations. Lines like Read More

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OPENINGS | BLAIR THURMAN AT GAGOSIAN GALLERY, NYC

November 6, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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In his sculptures and installations, Blair Thurman—whose eponymous debut show with Gagosian Gallery's Madison Ave showroom opened its doors last weekend—a painter at heart, explores the history of painting and its place in media-saturated contemporary culture. Using the traditional materials of Read More

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