PRAY FOR PARIS | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “EARTH CRISIS” INSTALLATION OPENS IN THE EIFFEL TOWER

November 21, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off on PRAY FOR PARIS | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “EARTH CRISIS” INSTALLATION OPENS IN THE EIFFEL TOWER

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In the aftermath  of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, Shepard Fairey has unveiled his newest project, Earth Crisis, a giant sphere suspended between the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower, a call to action to address the global Read More

PEACE FOR PARIS | PARIS IS STANDING BY MR ANDRE

November 14, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on PEACE FOR PARIS | PARIS IS STANDING BY MR ANDRE

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Our hearts and thoughts go out to everyone affected by this weekend’s gruesome and cowardly terrorist attacks in Paris. Here we have an inspirational artwork by Supertouch buddy Mr. Andre (aka: Andre Saraiva) created in the immediate aftermath as a symbol of his city’s enduring strength.

PETER SAUL “SIX CLASSICS” AT MARY BOONE GALLERY, CHELSEA

November 14, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on PETER SAUL “SIX CLASSICS” AT MARY BOONE GALLERY, CHELSEA

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For over sixty years Peter Saul has created compellingly idiosyncratic paintings that skirt the boundary of easy classification. Politics, war, religion, history, class, race—Saul’s paintings take on Read More

FIRST LOOK | BARRY McGEE “CHINA BOO” AT RATIO 3, SAN FRANCISCO

November 9, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | BARRY McGEE “CHINA BOO” AT RATIO 3, SAN FRANCISCO

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Last weekend street art legend & fine art world misfit Barry McGee returned to San Francisco’s progressive Ratio 3 Gallery with the comically-titled China Boo, a powerhouse new show of work that shows the mid-career artist working Read More

ON EXHIBIT | IZUMI KATO NEW SCULPTURES AT MOCA TOKYO

October 13, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on ON EXHIBIT | IZUMI KATO NEW SCULPTURES AT MOCA TOKYO

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Currently on view at MOCA Tokyo is a beautiful group of new sculptures by one of our favorite artists here at Supertouch, Japanese painter & sculptor Izumi Kato. The artist’s tiki-esque totems are the Read More

YOSHITOMO NARA “SHALLOW PUDDLES” AT BLUM & POE TOKYO

October 10, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on YOSHITOMO NARA “SHALLOW PUDDLES” AT BLUM & POE TOKYO

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Japanese Pop Art star & Supertouch buddy Yoshitomo Nara brings his trademark portraits of children-gone-wrong to Blum & Poe‘s new Tokyo space for the first time with Shallow Puddles, a group of vintage paintings from Read More

FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY “ON OUR HANDS” AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY, NYC

October 10, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY “ON OUR HANDS” AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY, NYC

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Street art godfather Shepard Fairy may be a wanted man in Detroit, but that didn’t stop him from making a show of force at his new exhibition at Jacob Lewis Gallery in NYC earlier this month. Read More

POP LIFE | TODD JAMES “FLY LIKE THE WIND” AT NANZUKA GALLERY, TOKYO

October 10, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on POP LIFE | TODD JAMES “FLY LIKE THE WIND” AT NANZUKA GALLERY, TOKYO

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Supertouch buddy Todd James (aka: REAS) has had a big year internationally so far with knockout openings in Copenhagen & London, and now brings a new body of his trademark psychedelic color paintings to Japan with Fly Like The Wind,  his Read More

FOLK ART | KAZUNORI HAMANA, YUJI UEDA, & OTANI WORKSHOP CURATED BY TAKASHI MURAKAMI AT BLUM & POE, LA

October 9, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on FOLK ART | KAZUNORI HAMANA, YUJI UEDA, & OTANI WORKSHOP CURATED BY TAKASHI MURAKAMI AT BLUM & POE, LA

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Currently on view at LA hotspot gallery Blum & Poe is a magical and rare show of Japanese ceramics featuring the work of Kazunori Hamana, Yuji Ueda, and Otani Workshop, all organized and curated by Read More

ON EXHIBIT | THE MULTIMEDIA SCULPTURES OF NAM JUNE-PAIK AT GAGOSIAN HK

October 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on ON EXHIBIT | THE MULTIMEDIA SCULPTURES OF NAM JUNE-PAIK AT GAGOSIAN HK

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On view at Gagosian Gallery‘s  Hong Kong outpost is The Late Style, a beautiful little posthumous retrospective of multimedia artist and video art founder Nam June-Paik. Born in Korea and living and Read More