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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ON EXHIBIT | NEW WORK BY MARK RYDEN AT RED TRUCK GALLERY, NEW ORLEANS

September 16, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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If you're lucky enough to be in New Orleans through the end of the month you can catch a glimpse of this beautiful new Mark Ryden painting, on display at Red Truck Gallery as part of their current Small Indignities group show also featuring work by Marion Peck, and Camille Rose Garcia, among others. Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | DOUG AITKEN “STILL LIFE” AT REGEN PROJECTS, LA

September 15, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

Visionary LA artist Doug Aitken has returned to Shaun Regen's venerable Regen Projects gallery with his latest dazzler of a show, Still Life, that is one of the city's few must-see exhibitions  of the season. Spanning a variety of media encompassing photography, sculpture, publications, sound, and Read More

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SUMMER VIBES | CASEY GRAY “OF LAND AND SEA” AT CIRCUIT 12, DALLAS

September 15, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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We can't get enough of San Francisco-based painter Casey Gray's work here at Supertouch, and his current show Of Land & Sea at Dallas' Circuit 12 gallery does nothing to lessen our enthusiasm. Working exclusively with acrylic spray paint, Gray has developed a distinct approach to contemporary painting that is uniquely Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KAWS “MAN’S BEST FRIEND” AT HONOR FRASER, LA

September 15, 2014  |  art, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Long time Supertouch buddy KAWS  has become a true force of nature in the art world in recent years. Emerging from his early roots in animation and graffiti in the 90s to reign over streetwear and the vinyl toy industry in the 2000s, the artist known to his parents as Brian Donnelley is now a major player in the art world. This meteoric ascendency is due in large part to his prodigious and unrelentingly stunning Read More

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MUST-SEE SHOW | EDDIE MARTINEZ “NOMADER” AT MICHAEL KOHN GALLERY, LA

September 14, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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One of our favorite young abstract painters here at Supertouch is Brooklyn-based artist Eddie Martinez, whose show of gorgeous new work, Nomader, at Michael Kohn Gallery could easily be mistaken for a MoMA retrospective if you managed to forget what building you walked into. At the tender age of just 37, he's an absolute powerhouse on a fast Read More

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FIRST LOOK | JOSE PARLA “IN MEDIA RES” AT BRYCE WOLKOWITZ, NYC

September 12, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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In Medias Res, (Latin: “in the midst of things”) in narrative technique, the recommended practice of beginning an epic or other fictional form by plunging into a crucial situation that is part of a related chain of events; the situation is an extension of previous events and will be developed in later action. The narrative then goes directly forward, and exposition of Read More

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OPENINGS | TODD JAMES “AFTERNOON DELIGHT” AT NANZUKA GALLERY, HONG KONG

September 12, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy Todd James (aka: REAS) has been on a tear lately with a string of brilliant shows at home and abroad. This week saw him open his first-ever solo exhibition, Afternoon Delight, in Hong Kong at Nanzuka Gallery to a crowd of eager admirers. The show covers the full array of Read More

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MUST-SEE SHOW | PRUNE NOURRY’S “TERRACOTTA DAUGHTERS” AT THE CHINA INSTITUTE, NYC

September 11, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Modeled after China's famous archeological treasure, the Terracotta Warriors, New York-based French artist Prune Nourry's Terracotta Daughters sculpture series explores the issue of gender preference in China. Making its US debut at The China Institute in NYC last nite, the show will remain on view above ground until October 4th when it will be buried in a Read More

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