Posts Tagged ‘art’

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

March 24, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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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  |  No Comments

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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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OPENINGS | FAILE “NEW WORKS ON WOOD: PROCESS, PAINTING, & SCULPTURE” AT ALLOUCHE GALLERY, NYC

November 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Brooklyn-based street/fine art collective Faile (aka: Patrick McNeil & Patrick Miller) debuted a stunning new exhibition in NYC over the weekend when their new Works on Wood: Process, Painting, & Sculpture show opened its doors at Allouche Gallery in SoHo on Saturday. Read More

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LAST LOOK | ROB PRUITT’S “MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES” AT GAVIN BROWN’S ENTERPRISE, NYC

October 20, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Pop provocateur and comedic genius Rob Pruitt's can always be counted on to bring a smile to paint a smile on the otherwise stoic face of the Art World, but his current exhibition at Gavin Brown's Enterprise in NYC, Multiple Personalities, is a more meditative experience, albeit with a heavy dose of fun as an ever-present current Read More

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PUBLIC ART | THE SHORT LIFE & QUICK DEATH OF PAUL McCARTHY’S GIANT BUTT PLUG IN PARIS

October 19, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The French are known for their cultural open-mindedness, but apparently not in the case of Paul McCarthy's giant buttplug sculpture which met with an unceremonious end at the hand of vandals over the weekend in The City of Light. The 79-foot-high inflatable green sculpture titled Tree was erected in Place Vendôme last Thursday in conjunction with

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM | YAYOI KUSAMA “INFINITE OBSESSION” AT MUSEO TAMAYO, MEXICO CITY

October 14, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Infinite Obsession, the first retrospective of Yayoi Kusama in Latin America currently on view at the Museo Tamayo in Mexico City traces the trajectory of this maverick Japanese artist from private to public, painting to performance, studio to street. Kusama was Read More

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FIRST LOOK | ERIC WHITE “DOWN IN FRONT” AT ANTONIO COLOMBO, MILAN

September 30, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy Eric White is one of the most technically accomplished and visionary painters most people in the art world have never heard of. With the type of work on display at Down in Front, his show of Read More

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SHOWSTOPPER | CARLOS ROLON/DZINE “TUNNEL VISION” AT SPACE K, SOUTH KOREA

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Renowned for creating baroque works of hyper-embellished sculpture, from  over-the-top lowriders to Liberace-esque crystal chandeliers, Chicago-based artist & longtime Supertouch buddy Dzine (aka: Sñr Carlos Rolón) has pulled out all the stops for his current show, Tunnel Vision at Space K in Gwangju, South Korea. Read More

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