ON EXHIBIT | DZINE’S GHOST BIKE SCULPTURE AT THE ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM

October 15, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  No Comments

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Since 2012, nearly 5,000 Americans have died in automobile-related collisions. The first "ghost bikes"—bicycles painted white and stationed at intersections where cycling fatalities occurred—were created in St. Louis, Missouri in 2003, sparking a movement that has seen the creation of hundreds of ghost bike Read More

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POP LIFE | JIGGA & BEY PAY A VISIT TO MONA LISA AT THE LOU-VRAY

October 13, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  No Comments

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Proving once again that crowds are for suckers, illuminati power couple Jay-Z & Beyonce proved their star power remains undiminished when they shut down Paris' palace of art & culture last week to pay a private visit to their homegirl Mona Lisa at the Louvre. Sources report she was mad cool but still had to be reminded not to ask Mr & Mrs Carter for their Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | THE 1959 CADILLAC FUNKGODJAZZ&MEDICINE SOUND SYSTEM IN BROOKLYN

September 24, 2014  |  art, Culture, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Appearing at the corner of Fulton St & Malcolm X Blvd in Brooklyn on weekends through October 12th is the stunning pink 1959 Otabenga Jones & Associates in conjunction with Creative Time NY. The mobile broadcast unit was created as part of Funk, God, Jazz, & Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn, a walkable Read More

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STREET LIFE | REMEMBERING 9/11 WITH BANKSY

September 11, 2014  |  Culture, Streets  |  Comments Off

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When UK street art enigma Banksy visited NYC for a monthlong residence last October, he left the city with a diminutive, but lasting tribute to the tragedy of September 11th. Located at the corner of Staple & Jay in Tribeca, the stenciled memorial still Read More

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OPENINGS | RYAN McGINLEY’S “YEARBOOK” AT TEAM GALLERY, NYC

September 8, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off

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Last nite (that's right, a Sunday nite opening in NYC), at Team Gallery, celebrated photographer Ryan McGinley opened his sixth solo show, Yearbook, at their SoHo space to an absolutely packed throng of friends and admirers. The show is a single artwork that consists of over five hundred Read More

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STREET LIFE | STEPHEN COLBERT INTERVIEWS JR

September 7, 2014  |  Culture, Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Street art lover Stephen Colbert's got till mid-December before the clock runs out on his eponymous TV show but luckily he managed to squeeze in global art phenom & Supertouch buddy for a solid interview just under the wire. Have a look...

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ART & COMMERCE | LEONARDO DiCAPRIO AUCTIONS OFF A $6 MILLION GOLDEN UNICORN BY DAMIEN HIRST IN ST. TROPEZ

July 25, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off

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It seems the mythical creatures of Damien Hirst's laboratory are the hot tickets at charity auctions this season as the British artist's monumental Golden Myth unicorn sculpture was sold for $6 million USD by Leonardo DiCaprio at a star-studded gala auction in Saint Tropez last night. Organized to benefit his Read More

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WORLD CUP | TEAM USA KICKS OFF WITH OFFICIAL ARTWORK BY FUTURA

June 16, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off

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World Cup may already be well under way in Brasil, but it officially kicks off today for Americans when Team USA battles Ghana in their first heated match of the competition. Amazingly, to commemorate this monumental event, the US team has made legendary aerosol/street artist & Supertouch buddy Futura Read More

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PERFORMANCE | JR’S “LES BOSQUETS” PREMIERES AT THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET

May 9, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off

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Best known for his global Inside-Out public art program, French wunderkind JR brought his streetwise vision to the world of dance for the first time last week when his first-ever ballet, Les Bosquets debuted at the New York City Ballet. Coordinated Read More

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ARTIST TALK: HENRY ROLLINS x PHARRELL WILLIAMS

April 3, 2013  |  Culture  |  Comments Off

Needless to say, young Pharrell is more than a little outgunned in this artist discussion with legendary Black Flag frontman and punk icon Henry Rollins, but it's fun to watch the two dig in. Luckily, the topic of conversation never turns to wanton hedonism, conspicuous consumption, or overt consumerism, but hey, why would it?...

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