FIRST LOOK | THE CLAYTON BROTHERS “OPEN TO THE PUBLIC” AT MARK MOORE GALLERY, LA

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddies Rob & Christian Clayton have just debuted their most mature body of work with their invitingly-titled new show, Open to the Public at Mark Moore Gallery in LA's Culver City. Through an expansive exhibition of mixed-media drawings, assemblage, photography, video, and installations, the  Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | “VARIATIONS IN ABSTRACTION” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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While Summer in NYC is a decidedly chill affair to say the least, the esteemed Skarstedt Gallery has been presenting incredibly strong shows for the few New Yorkers left in the city, including the current tour de force group show, Variations in Abstraction. Featuring works by Andy WarholGeorge Condo, Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S “ONCE WERE WARRIORS” ON THE WALL IN LONDON

August 26, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Irish painter & street artist Conor Harrington's penchant for bouts of Victorian rounds of fisticuffs plays out once again in the streets of London with this new piece titled Once Were Warriors. Keep an eye on Supertouch for the first look at his upcoming Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DRINKIN’ ON THE JOB WITH NECKFACE AT NEW IMAGE ART, WEST HOLLYWOOD

August 25, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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When I first met a 19-year-old street artist named Neckface to publish his first ever feature in Juxtapoz magazine, the hardest thing he ever drank was coke. Now, with his latest show, Drinkin' on the Job at Marsea Goldberg's venerable New Image Art in West Hollywood (the true voice of underground LA art) that opened last Friday, Nasty Neck pays proper homage to the joys of getting fucked up, a lifestyle he now lives to the fullest. Marrying his trademark satanic watercolor imagery with the type of Read More

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PUBLIC ART | OS GEMEOS GO MASSIVE WITH “GIANTS” AT THE VANCOUVER BIENNALE

August 25, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Brasilian street art masters & Supertouch buddies Os Gemeos have just completed one of their largest, and most awe-inspiring outdoor pieces ever as part of the current Vancouver Biennale. Long known for their massive public painted works Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR’S INSIDE OUT PROJECT IN LA GUAJIRA, COLUMBIA

August 22, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Here we have another compelling image from French street artist JR's ongoing Inside Out Project, this time from La Guajira, Columbia. Explains the artist, "While traveling for my first time in La Guajira, I experienced much inspiration from the communities I visited. The Wayuu are a tough and resilient people. They possess a beautiful dignity and willingness to persevere unlike anyone I have Read More

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LAST LOOK | ELMGREEN & DRAGSET’S “BIOGRAPHY” AT ASTRUP FEARNLEY, OSLO

August 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Wrapping up this week at Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo, Norway, is Biography, the amazing retrospective of Scandanavian artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset and easily one of the best shows of the year—on any continent. Best known for their iconic Prada Marfa installation Read More

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MUST SEE | CAI GUO QIANG’S THE NINTH WAVE AT THE POWER STATION OF ART, SHANGHAI

August 21, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Visionary Chinese artist & Supertouch buddy Cai Guo Qiang, long known for the power & spectacle of his multimedia installations, has just launched one of his most ambitious projects yet with The Ninth Wave, which debuted last week in Shangahi at the Power Station of Art. The focal point of the exhibition is the artwork from which Read More

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STREET LIFE | MERVE BERKMAN DRAWS ATTENTION TO THE PLIGHT OF SYRIAN REFUGEES

August 19, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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This photo of a barefoot Syrian mother & child refuge was taken and pasted by Merve Berkman on a wall in Istanbul where many homeless immigrants usually sit. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have made their way to Istanbul in the midst of the current political & humanitarian crisis but the Turkish government is beginning to apply sanctions. This image draws attention to their plight. As the artist, Merve, observes, "An image is Read More

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FIRST LOOK | TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA’S SKY’S THE LIMIT IN HARBOUR CITY, HONG KONG

August 19, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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In Hong Kong, the massive Harbour City shopping mall in Tsim Sha Tsui doubles as a public art space and is currently playing host to one of Japanese artist & Supertouch buddy Tomokazu Matsuyama's most ambitious exhibitions to date. Ambitiously titled Sky's the Limit, the show is named after the exhibition's centerpiece, a 6.5 meter-high, stainless steel sculpture (the tallest ever at Harbour City, where KAWS'giant Companion once sat) acting as an homage to the Read More

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