FILM | “BANKSY DOES NEW YORK” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON HBO

November 17, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  No Comments

New York residents no doubt remember all too well Sir Banksy's monthlong Better Out Than In outdoor residency in the city last October when all of NYC became a public gallery for the British street artist's allegorical street art interventions—generating a torrent of user-generated coverage in the Read More

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HOLLYWOOD | JAMES JEAN DESIGNS LOGO FOR FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY BLOOM

November 17, 2014  |  Design, Film  |  No Comments

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Super touch buddy & visionary painter James Jean turned his focus from fine art to Hollywood recently when he designed a pair of logos for the nascent film production company Bloom. The main design, featuring a Read More

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FILM | FIRST LOOK AT TIM BURTON’S MARGARET KEANE BIOPIC “BIG EYES”

September 22, 2014  |  Film  |  Comments Off

This week, we get our first look at Tim Burton's upcoming Margaret & Walter Keane biopic Big Eyes, documenting the lives and controversy surrounding the king & queen of 1960s kitsch art who sparked the "Big Eye" painting phenomenon that still resounds today in Read More

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FILM | WATCH AI WEIWEI’S NEW SHORT SCI-FI FILM “THE SAND STORM”

September 9, 2014  |  Andy Cruz, Film  |  Comments Off

The Sand Storm, a short sci-fi film about a dystopian future where water is a precious commodity featuring Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has just been released for viewing online by its director Jason Wishnow. Featuring Weiwei as a water delivery man, the film was shot guerrilla-style near 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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FILM | FLYING LOTUS’ “YOU’RE DEAD” PSYCHEDELIC FREAK OUT BY SHINTARO KAGO

August 26, 2014  |  Film, Music  |  Comments Off

Enigmatic & brilliant multi-genre producer Flying Lotus will be dropping his forthcoming & much-anticipated album, You're Dead, featuring collabs with artists like Herbie Hancock, Snoop Dogg, & Kendrick Lamar on October 7th. In the meantime, to hold his rabid fans over, the artist known in real life as Steven Ellison has released this amazing heavy psych freakout video featuring original Artwork by legendary Japanese artist Shintaro Kago & animated by Strangeloop. Let the tripping begin...

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DESIGN | FIRST GLIMPSE OF NEW STAR WARS EPISODE VII STORMTROOPER HELMETS

August 15, 2014  |  Design, Film  |  Comments Off

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Inside sources (who by this point are probably no longer "inside") have leaked images of the new Stormtrooper helmets appearing in the forthcoming J.J. Abrams-helmed Star Wars Episode VII film. Set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, these helmets clearly demonstrate the logical evolution in form from the classic helmets of Read More

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DESIGN | KEIICHI TANAAMI’S PSYCHEDELIC HONDA NX650 FOR SUPER EYEWEAR

July 30, 2014  |  art, Design, Film  |  Comments Off

As an homage to the biker influence of their current "Motorpsycho" sunglasses collection, eyewear brand Super commissioned legendary Japanese psychedelic pop artist Keiichi Tanaami to customize a 1988 Honda NX650 from Italian bike shop Basic Garage with his trademark hallucinogenic graphics and some bold bodywork in a collab we never could have imagined. Read More

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FILM | JOSE PARLA & JR: “WRINKLES OF THE CITY”

June 25, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

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In 2012, Supertouch buddies JR & Jose Parla traveled to Parla's home country of Cuba as part of the Havana Biennale to create a citywide installation of their Wrinkles of the City series that brings the residents of an area to life via large-scale urban  portraits. The pair have finally released their co-directed film of the artistic journey, which can be seen in its entirety Here.

 

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FILM | JEFF KOONS’ PHILOSOPHY OF PERFECTION BY MATT BLACK

June 18, 2014  |  art, Film  |  Comments Off

Filmmaker Matt Black visits living Pop Art legend Jeff Koons at his incredible New York factory ahead of the opening of his Whitney Museum career retrospective on June 27th for a closer look at the intense level of perfectionism and detail that goes into every single multimillion-dollar masterpiece.

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