FIRST LOOK | RICHARD PRINCE’S “NEW PORTRAITS” INSTAGRAM SHOW AT GAGOSIAN MADISON AVE

September 23, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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King of visual appropriation Richard Prince is currently staging one of his most provocative & entertaining shows ever in the backroom gallery of Larry Gagosian's Madison Avenue bookstore in the form of New Portraits, his current exhibition of prints of Instagram photos. Photos taken from other people's Instagram accounts, that is... Read More

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STYLE SHEET | RAYMOND PETTIBON FOR SUPREME

September 23, 2014  |  Style  |  Comments Off

Hardcore punk visual pioneer turned blue chip art star Raymond Pettibon is the latest artist to grace the threads of James Jebbia's Supreme in their new clothing & skate deck collab currently on shelves. Decades before the concept of "streetwear" existed, Pettibon's seminal artwork for Black Flag defined the visual center for a Read More

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SHOWSTOPPER | CARLOS ROLON/DZINE “TUNNEL VISION” AT SPACE K, SOUTH KOREA

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Renowned for creating baroque works of hyper-embellished sculpture, from  over-the-top lowriders to Liberace-esque crystal chandeliers, Chicago-based artist & longtime Supertouch buddy Dzine (aka: Sñr Carlos Rolón) has pulled out all the stops for his current show, Tunnel Vision at Space K in Gwangju, South Korea. Read More

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STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL WITH FAFI IN THE RED LIGHT DISTRICT, AMSTERDAM

September 22, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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French street artist and Supertouch buddy Fafi marked her return to Amsterdam this week by putting one of her girls to work in the city's legendary Red Light District, alongside a new piece by NYC-based art buddy Koralie. Her lovely new pink-haired Read More

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MUST-SEE SHOW | JACOB HASHIMOTO “SKYFARM FORTRESS” AT MARY BOONE, NYC

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Currently on view at Mary Boone’s Chelsea gallery is Jacob Hashimoto’s incredible Skyfarm Fortress exhibition, the first large-scale, site-specific installation by the artist to be exhibited in New York and one of the absolute must-see Read More

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FIRST LOOK | BRIAN CALVIN AT ANTON KERN GALLERY, NYC

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his forth solo show at NYC's Anton Kern Gallery, LA-based painter Brian Calvin presents a beautiful suite of closely-cropped portraits as visually arresting for their composition and execution as they are for their intensity of focus. Calvin, who has gained a reputation as the Read More

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FILM | FIRST LOOK AT TIM BURTON’S MARGARET KEANE BIOPIC “BIG EYES”

September 22, 2014  |  Film  |  Comments Off

This week, we get our first look at Tim Burton's upcoming Margaret & Walter Keane biopic Big Eyes, documenting the lives and controversy surrounding the king & queen of 1960s kitsch art who sparked the "Big Eye" painting phenomenon that still resounds today in Read More

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LAST LOOK | MARTIAL RAYSSE AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS

September 19, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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This will be the last weekend to catch the epic retrospective of overlooked French psychedelic Pop artist Martial Raysse at Paris' Centre Pompidou in Paris. Though over two hundred works—paintings sculptures, films, photographs and drawings, the Pompidou is devoting a completely new retrospective to the work of this visionary artist, on the margin of Read More

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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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