Posts Tagged ‘art’

James Jean Creates New Year of the Monkey Art to Celebrate Chinese New Year

February 8, 2016  |  art, Culture  |  No Comments

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Today marks the global celebration of the lunar Chinese New Year ushering in the Year of the Monkey, celebrated by Supertouch buddy James Jean with a beautiful new piece of monkey art and installation at multimedia agency InterTrend in Long Beach, CA. Throughout the day today, passers-by can visit InterTrend’s offices to peel off one of the 2,000 Read More

Streets | Os Gemeos on the Wall in Rio at JR’s Casa Amarela Cultural Center

February 2, 2016  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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The São Paulo homies Os Gemeos have been in Rio this week lending their Brasilian wonder twin freehand aerosol powers to JR’s evolving Casa Amarela project, a cultural center the fellow street artist established in the city’s oldest favela, Providência. Since its inception in 2009, Casa Amarela or the Read More

On Exhibit | Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth & Unicorn Chill by the Pool in Miami

January 31, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

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Upping the opulence factor is a mighty task in gaudy Miami Beach, but perhaps no bauble better embodies excess like the gilded woolly mammoth skeleton currently residing poolside at the opulent Faena Hotel as part of its extensive artworks in Read More

CHRIS JOHNASON & JO JACKSON’S COLLABORATIVE “HOUSE OF ESCAPING FORMS” AT FLEISHER/OLLMAN, PHILLY

December 2, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on CHRIS JOHNASON & JO JACKSON’S COLLABORATIVE “HOUSE OF ESCAPING FORMS” AT FLEISHER/OLLMAN, PHILLY

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Over the past several years the husband and wife duo, LA-based Chris Johanson & Johanna Jackson have been collaborating on projects that explore total aesthetic environments at the threshold of art and design—made chiefly from Read More

DANIEL ARSHAM’S “FICTIONAL ARCHEOLOGY” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, HONG KONG

September 29, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on DANIEL ARSHAM’S “FICTIONAL ARCHEOLOGY” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, HONG KONG

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Rapidly becoming a major art world center, Hong Kong ups its gallery cred this month by hosting Fictional Archeology a beautiful new collection of works by Daniel Arsham at the venerable Galerie Perrotin. Following Arsham’s two previous Read More

ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

August 23, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

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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

STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

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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

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

May 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on LAST LOOK | ROBERT IRWIN “CACOPHONOUS” AT PACE GALLERY, NYC

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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

FIGHT NIGHT | MAYWEATHER –VS.— PACQUIAO

May 2, 2015  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off on FIGHT NIGHT | MAYWEATHER –VS.— PACQUIAO

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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

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

April 28, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on PUBLIC ART | THOMAS HOUSEAGO’S “MASKS (PENTAGON)” SCULPTURE ON DISPLAY AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER

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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