STREET LIFE | NYCHOS’ BLACK WIDOW MURAL FOR KNOTENPUNKT IN GERMANY

September 19, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Austrian street artist Nychos just wrapped up an epic giant-scale mural in Hamburg that must be seen to be believed. The giant aerosol painting depicts an enormous black widow in the midst of dissection with all manner of viscera and organs exposed in the kind of Read More

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FIRST LOOK | JR’S UNFRAMED “SOUTHSIDE PROJECT” ON ELLIS ISLAND, NYC

September 18, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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New York's Ellis Island opened in 1892 as a federal immigration station and, until it closed in 1954, served as the portal through which millions of newly arrived immigrants passed on their journey to America. It's been estimated that at least 40 percent of all current U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” SCULPTURE INSTALLATION AT HARBOUR CITY, HONG KONG

September 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS is an artist on the move, and just days after opening his beautiful new show, Man's Best Friend at Honor Fraser gallery in LA, he's debuted his latest monumental sculpture, Clean Slate, on the mall in Harbour City, Hong Kong. Depicting a giant Companion character carrying smaller, child-like Companions (a reference to Read More

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STREET TECH | THE NO AD APP REPLACES NYC SUBWAY ADVERTISING WITH ART

September 16, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  Comments Off

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Designed for subway-riding New Yorkers bored with the constant visual assault of advertising at every turn, the No Ad augmented reality app replaces corporate ads with art. Created by Re + Public, an organization dedicated to 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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STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL IN NYC WITH MR ANDRE

September 9, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy Mr Andre (aka: Andre Saraiva) is back in NYC for some summer fun and so is his signature character, Mr A, who is likewise making his presence felt around downtown in force, even making a guest appearance in a collab with graff legend Cope2. Have a look: Read More

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FIRST LOOK | FRIENDSWITHYOU’S MAGICAL “LIGHT CAVE” AT THE HIGH LINE/STANDARD HOTEL, NYC

September 8, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch superhomies FriendsWithYou (aka: Sam Borkson & Tury Sandoval) unveiled one of their most ambitious domestic installations today with the debut of their magical Light Cave installation at the Standard Hotel plaza at the High Line. Created with 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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STREET LIFE | #FLASHBACKFRIDAY: “THE BANKSY OF BULGARIA’S” SOVIET SUPERHEROES

September 5, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Given the ephemeral nature of street art, we'll be pausing to remember some of the art form's greatest hits from time to time here on ST, starting off with this epic piece from 2011 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Fed up with the plethora of Stalin-era Soviet sculptures dotting the Read More

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STREET LIFE | INVADER’S NEW 8-BIT PICASSO PORTRAIT IN PARIS

September 4, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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One of Supertouch buddy Invader's latest hits is this low-res Picasso portrait on a wall in Paris adjacent to the Musee Picasso. Given his standing as the father of Cubism, we're pretty sure he'd approve of the 8-bit rendering... Read More

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