STREET LIFE | STEPHEN COLBERT INTERVIEWS JR

September 7, 2014  |  Culture, Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Street art lover Stephen Colbert's got till mid-December before the clock runs out on his eponymous TV show but luckily he managed to squeeze in global art phenom & Supertouch buddy for a solid interview just under the wire. Have a look...

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DESIGN | NEWS: VISIONARY DESIGNER MARC NEWSON JOINS APPLE

September 7, 2014  |  Design, Tech  |  Comments Off

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Renowned designer and  Supertouch buddy Marc Newson is joining Apple to work with the company's head of design Jony Ive. This is massive news as the company gears up to enter new product categories and expand the market for its newly-acquired Beats brand.  Said Newson of the move,  "I'm full of admiration and respect for the extraordinary design work that has been produced by Read More

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STREET LIFE | #FLASHBACKFRIDAY: “THE BANKSY OF BULGARIA’S” SOVIET SUPERHEROES

September 5, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Given the ephemeral nature of street art, we'll be pausing to remember some of the art form's greatest hits from time to time here on ST, starting off with this epic piece from 2011 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Fed up with the plethora of Stalin-era Soviet sculptures dotting the Read More

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FIRST LOOK | TOMOO GOKITA’S “THE GREAT CIRCUS” AT THE KAWAMURA DIC MUSEUM, JAPAN

September 5, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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It's been a big year for Supertouch buddy Tomoo Gokita, with knockout shows at Mary Boone in NYC, and Bill Brady in Kansas City. To round out the year, he's just opened The Great Circus, his latest tour de force show at the Kawamura DIC Museum of Art in Japan. Featuring a beautiful array of his trademark tonal figurative abstract Read More

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STYLE | RODARTE’S STAR WARS COUTURE ON LOCATION AT SKYWALKER RANCH

September 4, 2014  |  Style  |  Comments Off

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In advance of Rodarte's Fall 2014 Star Wars couture collection's arrival on store shelves, our friends at Paper Magazine went on location at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch to photograph the collection in its native climate (marking the first time Lucas has ever allowed a fashion Read More

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STREET LIFE | INVADER’S NEW 8-BIT PICASSO PORTRAIT IN PARIS

September 4, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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One of Supertouch buddy Invader's latest hits is this low-res Picasso portrait on a wall in Paris adjacent to the Musee Picasso. Given his standing as the father of Cubism, we're pretty sure he'd approve of the 8-bit rendering... Read More

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DESIGN | HISTORY 101: GERMANY’S BAUHAUS MONEY BY HERBERT BAYER

September 3, 2014  |  Design  |  Comments Off

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In 1923, the German economy was devastated by World War I. As hyperinflation set in and prices rose exponentially, common currency became worthless. To meet the demand, paper notes were printed almost nightly in every region, jumping from thousands to millions to billions. These marks were known as notgeld, or Read More

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STREET LIFE | SIMPSONS SUMMER FUN IN NYC

September 3, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Straight-up summer Simpsons fun in the streets of NYC at 231 Eldridge St, LES, by Jerkface & the accompanying fine art piece to match... Read More

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OPENING | LADY AIKO’S “SWEETHEART” AT THE OUTSIDERS GALLERY, NEWCASTLE

September 2, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Opening last week to a packed house was Sweetheart, the newest body of work by Japanese street art pioneer Lady Aiko at Steve Lazarides' The Outsiders Gallery, in Newcastle, England. Best known as a founding member of street art collective Faile, Aiko (aka: Aiko Nakagawa) began her career in film, directing the seminal Read More

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LAST LOOK | NANCY RUBINS’ “OUR FRIEND FLUID METAL” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

September 2, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Wrapping up on September 13 at Gagosian's W 21st St NYC gallery is the awe-inspiring show of new "junk" sculptures by LA-based (but Texas born) artist Nancy Rubins, Our Friend Fluid Metal. The title of the exhibition and its sculptures invokes the Read More

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