Master Japanese Artist Hajime Sorayama Brings His Sexy Robots to Nanzuka Gallery

February 3, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 12.35.14 PM

Legendary Japanese sci-fi illustrator and master of the sexy robot Hajime Sorayama has delivered an awe-inspiring body of new work to Nanzuka Gallery in Tokyo with his new show, An Actress is Not a Machine, But They Treat You Like a Machine, which focuses on a series of paintings that reimagine Marilyn Monroe as a sexy Read More

On Exhibit | Paul McCarthy’s Plug Life at Paramount Ranch

February 1, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-02-01 at 7.45.52 PM

Bodies might have been concentrated at the Art Los Angeles Contemporary and decidedly more lowbrow LA Art Show fairs in the Southland over the weekend, but the most attention was on notorious old perv artist Paul McCarthy‘s giant inflatable Tree parked at the remote Paramount Ranch Art Fair. Easily the most entertaining of Read More

On Exhibit | Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth & Unicorn Chill by the Pool in Miami

January 31, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-01-31 at 5.14.42 PM

Upping the opulence factor is a mighty task in gaudy Miami Beach, but perhaps no bauble better embodies excess like the gilded woolly mammoth skeleton currently residing poolside at the opulent Faena Hotel as part of its extensive artworks in Read More

Kenny Scharf Brings His Kosmic Street Art to the Hammer Museum

January 29, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-01-29 at 4.14.57 PM

Legendary Pop artist Kenny Scharf came to prominence in the early 1980s as a New York street artist, and over the years, his interdisciplinary practice has comprised clothing design, sculpture, installations, and video as well as painting—on walls and on canvas. Aspiring to reach a broad audience, Scharf has not Read More

Ai WeiWei Lightens Up With “Er Xi” Paper Kite Installation at Paris Department Store

January 28, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 10.27.00 AM

Renowned Chinese political artist Ai WeiWei whose allegorical work is usually focused on social & political injustice took a vacation from the usual heaviness this month with a massive paper kite installation Er Xi (“Child’s Play”) commissioned by historic Paris department store Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche. Comprised of dozens of giant Read More

Tristan Eaton Launches Kickstarter For Epic Painted Oceans Project Featuring Futura & Shepard Fairey

January 27, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Fine artist, muralist, and Thunderdog/Trusto Corp impresario Tristan Eaton has just launched a Kickstarter to fund his epic & long-brewing Painted Oceans project, a massive initiative to embellish the UK’s historic Red Sands Sea Forts with murals by a crew including Futura, Shepard Fairey, Read More

La Iglesia Skate is the Sistine Chapel of Skateboarding

January 27, 2016  |  art, Culture  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-01-27 at 8.44.57 AM

The Church of Skatan has always been one of our favorite skate shops but now a real church of skating, La Iglesia Skate (aka: Chaos Temple) has emerged in Llanera, Spain as a new temple of worship for the dedicated. Read More

Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To A Seagull) at the Brooklyn Museum

January 26, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-01-26 at 6.02.49 PM

As part of the ultra-progressive Brooklyn Museum‘s current celebration of the incredible freak show that is and always has been Coney Island, Stephen Powers (aka: Espo) has taken over the a 5th floor gallery with a massive installation of his Read More

Must-See Show | Takashi Murakami’s “500 Arhats” at The Mori Museum, Tokyo

January 25, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-01-25 at 7.59.39 PM

Following a string of epic installations of his ongoing Arhat series in Qatar, Milan, NYC, and LA, Japanese Pop master Takashi Murakami brings the series full-circle in his native Japan with the biggest installation to date,  The 500 Arhats at Read More

Blizzard of Oz | Scenes From Winter Storm Jonas, NYC

January 25, 2016  |  art, Culture, Streets  |  No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-01-25 at 12.26.26 AM

As near-record snowfall from Winter Storm Jonas buried NYC, shutting down the city entirely, we at Supertouch were content to watch from the temperate climes of Los Angeles where Read More