FIRST LOOK | BARRY McGEE & CLARE ROJAS AT GALLERIA ALESSANDRA BONOMO, ROME

November 13, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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San Francisco street art legend Barry McGee (aka: Twist, aka: Twisto, aka: Ray Fong) has teamed up with his wife Clare Rojas (aka Peggy Honeywell)  for this eponymous show of new work at Rome's Galleria Alessandra Bonomo that sees the duo combining their different styles into one project through a diverse array of paintings, works on paper, photographs, and Read More

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PRODUCT TOSS | ERIK PARKER’S “HELLO” SKATE DECK ART PRINT

November 12, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy Erik Parker honors his roots in skate culture with his latest skate deck art print featuring imagery from his 2014 painting Hello. In his work, Parker employs his own wildly inventive architecture and signature neon palate to create bold, graphic Read More

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SHOW OF FORCE | JEFF KOONS “HULK ELVIS” AT GAGOSIAN HONG KONG

November 7, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Rounding out a powerhouse year that saw his complete domination of NYC with a definitive retrospective to close down the Whitney Museum and a massive summerlong public sculpture installation in Rockafellar Center, Jeff Koons wraps up 2014 with a show of brute force at Read More

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STREET LIFE | LOOKING AT STEPHEN “ESPO” POWERS’ “LOVE LETTER TO BROOKLYN”

November 7, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Completed in 2011, Stephen "Espo" Powers' epic Love Letter to Brooklyn is something of an epic beat poem wrapping the exterior of an old Macy's garage in the heart of downtown Brooklyn that still stands as one of the artist's most impressive installations. Lines like Read More

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OPENINGS | BLAIR THURMAN AT GAGOSIAN GALLERY, NYC

November 6, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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In his sculptures and installations, Blair Thurman—whose eponymous debut show with Gagosian Gallery's Madison Ave showroom opened its doors last weekend—a painter at heart, explores the history of painting and its place in media-saturated contemporary culture. Using the traditional materials of Read More

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LAST LOOK | EDDIE MARTINEZ “ISLAND I” AT TIMOTHY TAYLOR GALLERY, LONDON

November 4, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Hot on the heels of his genius exhibition at Michael Kohn Gallery in LA, Supertouch buddy Eddie Martinez brought Londoners to their knees with his equally brilliant Island I show at Timothy Taylor Gallery in Mayfair, which wraps up this week. In this new series of paintings, Martinez’s Read More

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STREET LIFE | MEGGS’ EPIC NEW DETROIT TIGER

November 4, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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It took an Australian to supercharge the street art scene in Detroit, and that's exactly what Meggs did when he unveiled his newest mural in the city last week. Also known as David Hooke, the artist created his inspirational masterpiece homage to the Read More

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FIRST LOOK | GLENN O’BRIEN’S “JUST SAY THE WORD” FEATURING ED RUSCHA, DAN COLEN, CHRISTOPHER WOOL, TOM SACHS, & MORE AT BLAIN SOUTHERN, BERLIN

November 3, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Conceived and curated by the American writer and style editor Glenn O’Brien, Sed Tantum Dic Verbo ("Just Say The Word") currently on view at the venerable Blain Southern Gallery in Berlin is one of the most formidable and involving group shows of the season. The exhibition examines the use of Read More

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OPENINGS | FUTURA “KINETIC ACTION” AT GALLERY MAGDA DANYSZ, SHANGHAI

November 2, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy & legendary aerosol expressionist Futura (aka: Futura 2000, aka: Futura Dosmil, aka: Mr Leonard McGurr) graced Shanghai with his first-ever large scale exhibition when his latest show Kinetic Action opened to a crowd of fervent believers there at Magda Danysz Gallery on Read More

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HALLOWEEN | RAY VILLAFANE: MASTER OF PUMPKINS

October 30, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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While the rest of us mortals struggle to carve a pumpkin that looks like the work of a third grader, pumpkin artist Ray Villafane has emerged as the master of the medium, creating impossibly lifelike images with the skill of an old master. Based in Phoenix, the artist—who began his career as an Read More

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