FIRST LOOK | NEW WORK BY TONY OURSLER AT LEHMANN MAUPIN, NYC

April 29, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Last nite at Lehmann Maupin Gallery in NYC, groundbreaking projection artist Tony Oursler opened a stunning new body of digitally animated sculptures exploring the relationship between humans and machines, exemplified through Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | RAYMOND PETTIBON AT REGEN PROJECTS, LA

April 29, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Legendary punk artist and outsider art phenom Raymond Petitibon  pulled out all the stops in naming his current show at Regen Projects in LA: From my bumbling attempt to write a disastrous musical, these illustrations muyst suffice, his tenth solo presentation since joining the gallery in Read More

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PUBLIC ART | THOMAS HOUSEAGO’S “MASKS (PENTAGON)” SCULPTURE ON DISPLAY AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER

April 28, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For six weeks beginning today, Thomas Houseago’s new commission Masks (Pentagon), featuring five large sculptural masks forming a pentagonal space that visitors may enter, will be on view for public use & abuse in Rockefeller Plaza. From within, the mask’s eyes will create Read More

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FIRST LOOK | ED TEMPLETON “SYNTHETIC SUBURBIA” AT ROBERTS & TILTON

April 28, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his sixth solo show with the esteemed Culver City-based Roberts & Tilton gallery, skate and underground art legend Ed Templeton turned his artistic lens on the nexus of Southern California surf culture, Huntington Beach, along with all its kooky inhabitants. “Synthetic Suburbia is a culmination of Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR’S GIANT STREET WALKER IN FLATIRON, NYC

April 23, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Debuting on the streets of NYC (literally) this week is the latest large-scale work by Supertouch buddy JR. For this installation—commissioned by the New York Times for the cover of their weekly magazine as part of a Read More

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FIRST LOOK | “SAMURAI!” CURATED BY ERIC NAKAMURA AT THE WORCESTER MUSEUM

April 22, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Currently on view at the Worcester Art Museum, Samurai!—a show curated by longtime Supertouch home & Giant Robot founder Eric Nakamura—draws inspiration from the museum's recently-acquired Japanese arms and armor in the Read More

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STREET LIFE | NASTY NECK FACE GRABS TAKEOUT IN CHINATOWN, NYC

April 21, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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He's been laying low for a minute now, but the original street demon Nasty Neck Face is back in action in LA & NYC, where he left his mark with an OG-style burner in Chinatown. Don't forget, Satan Always Wins... Read More

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LAST LOOK | CAITLIN KEOGH “THE CORPS” AT MARY BOONE GALLERY, NYC

April 21, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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On view for two more weeks at Mary Boone Gallery in NYC is The Corps, an excellent new body of work by nascent artist Caitlin Keogh, a painter whose work plays with, and undermines, the traditional relationship between technical illustration and painting. The Corps presents a new group of paintings that depict Read More

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STREET LIFE | VINCENT LAMOUROUX TURNS THE SILVERLAKE GRAFFITI MOTEL WHITE

April 20, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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For decades the Pacific Sunset Motel at 4301 Sunset Blvd in Silverlake was a decomposing shell of a former drug den turned public graffiti gallery better known to locals as the "Bates Motel" for obvious reasons. Now with developers set to finally demolish the abandoned structure in May, French artist Vincent Lamouroux has turned the Read More

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STREET LIFE | RON ENGLISH BRINGS BACK THE HOUSTON & BOWERY MURAL WALL

April 19, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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It's been a year since the legendary graffiti wall at Houston & Bowery in NYC saw the light of day, but this weekend it reemerged from an ongoing construction project to be coated by longtime Supertouch buddy & notorious Popagandist Ron English in his garish tribute to the Read More

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