MUST SEE SHOW | JOHN CURRIN AT GAGOSIAN GALLERY BEVERLY HILLS

March 11, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Having opened its doors to the publicist month during Oscar week to a celeb-packed crowd of admirers including Leonardio DiCaprio, Elton John, and Wes Anderson, modern master John Currin's eponymous show of new paintings at Larry Gagosian's Beverly Hills outpost is nothing short of a must see tour-de-force and certainly one of—if not the—top shows to grace LA this year. Read More

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LAST LOOK | RON ARAD “IN REVERSE” AT PAUL KASMIN GALLERY, NYC

March 10, 2015  |  art, Design  |  Comments Off

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Iconic Israeli artist, designer, and architect Ron Arad's sculptural installation In Reverse only has a few days left in residence at Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC before it closes on March 14,  but it's well worth the trip. Featuring an incredible array of six of Arad’s “Pressed Flower” sculptures made up of compressed Fiat 500s in varying colors mounted on the Read More

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STREET LIFE | MR ANDRE IN THE NYC WINTER SNOWPOCALYPSE

March 5, 2015  |  Street Life  |  Comments Off

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All we can say around this time of year is thank god Supertouch is based in sunny Los Angeles where winter has ceased to exist entirely (along with fresh water) and it's sunny all the time always. Nonetheless, these nice new hits by our homie Mr. Andre (aka: Andre Saraiva) do a good job in livening up the winter apocalypse currently gripping NYC... Read More

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LAST LOOK | DEVIN TROY STROTHER’S EPIC “SPACE JAM” AT MARLBOROUGH CHELSEA

February 2, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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In the midst of a grinding NYC winter, nascent downtown art star Devin Troy Strother's epic Space Jam show at Marlborough Chelsea—which comes to a close on Valentine's Day—suffuses the senses with wild radiant color and enough energy to get the frozen blood flowing on a -5 degree NYC day.

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ON EXHIBIT |THE WORLD TRADE CENTER OPENS WITH A JOSE PARLA MURAL AS ITS CENTERPIECE

November 21, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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After thirteen years of development following the attacks of 9/11, the new One World Trade Center—standing 104 stories tall at a cost of $3.9 billion—has finally opened its doors to the public with a massive new mural by the homie Jose Parla as its Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DANIEL ARSHAM “WELCOME TO THE FUTURE” AT LOCUST PROJECTS, MIAMI

November 20, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his newest installation, the prophetically-titled Welcome to the Future at Miami's Locust Projects, NYC-based Daniel Arsham has transformed the gallery into an excavation site, digging a trench in the gallery’s poured concrete floor that now holds Read More

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STREET LIFE | THE GEOMETRIC PAINTER’S TAPE MURALS OF FLEKZ IN LA

November 20, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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It's not easy to make a name for yourself in the LA street art world, but 20-year-old artist Gustavo Fuentes (aka: FLEKZ) has distinguished himself over the past year with a series of striking murals executed using only blue painter's tape. While the average human struggles to tape off their Read More

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FIRST LOOK | “EARLY MAN” GROUP SHOW AT THE HOLE NYC FEATURING BARRY MCGEE, AUSTIN LEE, TAKESHI MURATA, JIM DRAIN, AND AUREL SCHMIDT

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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One of the most ecclectic, erratic, and enjoyable shows of the month can be found at SoHo upstart The Hole, where founder and curator Kathy Grayson has assembled the group show Early Man, a modern exploration of paleolothic age image making featuring works by Aurel Schmidt, Austin Lee, Barry McGee,  Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The magnificent culmination of nearly a decade of work, Japanese Pop Art master Takashi Murakami's new exhibition In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, which has just opened its doors at Gagosian Gallery in NYC, is his most profound Read More

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FILM | “BANKSY DOES NEW YORK” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON HBO

November 17, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

New York residents no doubt remember all too well Sir Banksy's monthlong Better Out Than In outdoor residency in the city last October when all of NYC became a public gallery for the British street artist's allegorical street art interventions—generating a torrent of user-generated coverage in the Read More

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