Posts Tagged ‘art’

ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

August 23, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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This summer, Ibiza vacationers in need of a break from their Paris Hilton foam party revelry can take in a world class body of work by Takashi Murakami, presented by LA stalwarts Blum & Poe. Through September 26, a multifaceted exhibition consisting of Read More

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STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Detroit has long been an expansive and abandoned wasteland covered in primitive wall scribbling and gang graffiti, but in the past few years its become a mecca of street art and an outdoor gallery for the world's top talent. To crown that distinction, Shepard Fairey—in town for Read More

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LAST LOOK | ROBERT IRWIN “CACOPHONOUS” AT PACE GALLERY, NYC

May 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Since the 1960s, pioneering Light & Space movement artist Robert Irwin has emphasized experience as an extension of the perceptual in his illuminated works. For his  current must-see exhibition Cacophonous ending this week Pace Gallery in NYC, Irwin has produced eight immersive Read More

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FIGHT NIGHT | MAYWEATHER –VS.— PACQUIAO

May 2, 2015  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off

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A hell of a lot of people are shelling out $100 a pop to watch tonight's epic battle between Floyd "Money" Mayweather & Manny "PacMan" Pacquiao in what is expected to be the highest-grossing (and biggest hyped) fight in history. To commemorate the event, artist & illustrator Naturel has created these Read More

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PUBLIC ART | THOMAS HOUSEAGO’S “MASKS (PENTAGON)” SCULPTURE ON DISPLAY AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER

April 28, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For six weeks beginning today, Thomas Houseago’s new commission Masks (Pentagon), featuring five large sculptural masks forming a pentagonal space that visitors may enter, will be on view for public use & abuse in Rockefeller Plaza. From within, the mask’s eyes will create Read More

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FIRST LOOK | ED TEMPLETON “SYNTHETIC SUBURBIA” AT ROBERTS & TILTON

April 28, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his sixth solo show with the esteemed Culver City-based Roberts & Tilton gallery, skate and underground art legend Ed Templeton turned his artistic lens on the nexus of Southern California surf culture, Huntington Beach, along with all its kooky inhabitants. “Synthetic Suburbia is a culmination of Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DANIEL ARSHAM “REMEMBER THE FUTURE” AT THE CAC, OHIO

March 24, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Cleveland-born art star in the making Daniel Arsham has returned to the motherland for the grandest exhibition of his nascent career to date, the newly-opened survey, Remember the Future at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center (CAC). From collaborations with artists Pharrell and Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | PETER SAUL “FROM POP TO PUNK” AT VENUS OVER MANHATTAN

March 13, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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It's been a brutal NYC winter but one of the city's bright spots through the endless blizzard has been Peter Saul's retrospective show, From Pop to Punk at Venus Over Manhattan Gallery. Collecting semifinal paintings from the iconoclast's early days in the 1960s & 70s, the show is a glorious dose of allegorical psychedelia depicting social & political themes of the era that seem as relevant today as they did Read More

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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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