FIRST LOOK | “@LARGE”: AI WEIWEI ON ALCATRAZ

September 24, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's new exhibition @Large sees the former political prisoner come full circle by presenting a body of work based on the theme of political imprisonment on the site of one of this country's oldest prison facilities, Alcatraz. In 2011, Weiwei was imprisoned for 81 days by the Chinese government on Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | THE 1959 CADILLAC FUNKGODJAZZ&MEDICINE SOUND SYSTEM IN BROOKLYN

September 24, 2014  |  art, Culture, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Appearing at the corner of Fulton St & Malcolm X Blvd in Brooklyn on weekends through October 12th is the stunning pink 1959 Otabenga Jones & Associates in conjunction with Creative Time NY. The mobile broadcast unit was created as part of Funk, God, Jazz, & Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn, a walkable Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL, LES NYC

September 23, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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In advance of his upcoming show of highly anticipated new works, Eat and Delete, at at pop-up location with Lazarides Gallery in downtown NYC this Saturday, Irish painter & Supertouch buddy Conor Harrington has just put the finishing touches on yet another of his glorious "fight club" Read More

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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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