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

January 31, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on On Exhibit | Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth & Unicorn Chill by the Pool in Miami

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  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Kenny Scharf Brings His Kosmic Street Art to the Hammer Museum

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  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Ai WeiWei Lightens Up With “Er Xi” Paper Kite Installation at Paris Department Store

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  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Tristan Eaton Launches Kickstarter For Epic Painted Oceans Project Featuring Futura & Shepard Fairey

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  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on La Iglesia Skate is the Sistine Chapel of Skateboarding

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  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To A Seagull) at the Brooklyn Museum

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

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

Giant KAWS Companions Invade Yorkshire Sculpture Park

January 22, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Giant KAWS Companions Invade Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 11.49.10 AM

KAWS‘ ubiquitous XX-eyed skeleton “Companion” character has become an indelible feature of the modern visual landscape, appearing everywhere from all manner of products on store shelves and magazine covers to art galleries & even the Read More

Last Look | Erik Parker’s Psychedelic “Undertow” at Paul Yasmin Gallery, NYC

January 22, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Last Look | Erik Parker’s Psychedelic “Undertow” at Paul Yasmin Gallery, NYC

Screen Shot 2016-01-22 at 1.17.29 PM

Undertow, Brooklyn-based artist Erik Parker‘s  third solo exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC offers insight into the evolution of Parker’s work over the last two decades. Here, Parker continues to Read More

Pop Life | Terry Richardson Brings His Celeb Skin Show To Hong Kong

January 20, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Pop Life | Terry Richardson Brings His Celeb Skin Show To Hong Kong

Screen Shot 2016-01-20 at 7.28.21 PM

Downtown NYC art star Terry Richardson may be expecting a set of twins, but that didn’t stop him from bringing his half-naked celeb dog-and-pony show to Hong Kong this month, where his new Read More