Posts Tagged ‘art’

STREET LIFE | ENDLESS SUMMER WITH KENNY SCHARF AT THE PLAYLAND MOTEL, ROCKAWAY BEACH

August 28, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Living Pop Art legend and all-around eternal sun god, Kenny Scharf has returned to his street art roots with a vengeance in recent years, firmly reasserting his rightful place at the top of the pantheon of the pioneers of NYC aerosol art. He's been on a tear with the Montana cans this summer, and perhaps no project was more immediately gratifying than his new mural for freewheeling hipster beach retreat, the Playland Motel in Read More

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LAST LOOK | SKARSTEDT GALLERY’S MIGHTY “SUMMER EXHIBITION,” NYC

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Wrapping up imminently is Skarstedt Gallery's stunning eponymous Summer Exhibition, a group show at their Chelsea gallery featuring five iconic paintings by George Condo, Martin Kippenberger, Richard Prince, David Salle, and Albert Oehlen, representing each artist’s unique relationship with narrative and figurative painting ranging from 1985 through 2011. Though revealing vastly different messages and Read More

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STREET LIFE | LUDO ON THE LOOSE IN THE CARIBBEAN

August 26, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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French street artist & Supertouch buddy Ludo has been busy this summer, this time in Saint Martin & Saint Barth, splashing his signature green across the walls of the Caribbean. Have a look: Read More

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FIRST LOOK | THE CLAYTON BROTHERS “OPEN TO THE PUBLIC” AT MARK MOORE GALLERY, LA

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Longtime Supertouch buddies Rob & Christian Clayton have just debuted their most mature body of work with their invitingly-titled new show, Open to the Public at Mark Moore Gallery in LA's Culver City. Through an expansive exhibition of mixed-media drawings, assemblage, photography, video, and installations, the  Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | “VARIATIONS IN ABSTRACTION” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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While Summer in NYC is a decidedly chill affair to say the least, the esteemed Skarstedt Gallery has been presenting incredibly strong shows for the few New Yorkers left in the city, including the current tour de force group show, Variations in Abstraction. Featuring works by Andy WarholGeorge Condo, Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S “ONCE WERE WARRIORS” ON THE WALL IN LONDON

August 26, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

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Irish painter & street artist Conor Harrington's penchant for bouts of Victorian rounds of fisticuffs plays out once again in the streets of London with this new piece titled Once Were Warriors. Keep an eye on Supertouch for the first look at his upcoming Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DRINKIN’ ON THE JOB WITH NECKFACE AT NEW IMAGE ART, WEST HOLLYWOOD

August 25, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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When I first met a 19-year-old street artist named Neckface to publish his first ever feature in Juxtapoz magazine, the hardest thing he ever drank was coke. Now, with his latest show, Drinkin' on the Job at Marsea Goldberg's venerable New Image Art in West Hollywood (the true voice of underground LA art) that opened last Friday, Nasty Neck pays proper homage to the joys of getting fucked up, a lifestyle he now lives to the fullest. Marrying his trademark satanic watercolor imagery with the type of Read More

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PUBLIC ART | OS GEMEOS GO MASSIVE WITH “GIANTS” AT THE VANCOUVER BIENNALE

August 25, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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Brasilian street art masters & Supertouch buddies Os Gemeos have just completed one of their largest, and most awe-inspiring outdoor pieces ever as part of the current Vancouver Biennale. Long known for their massive public painted works Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR’S INSIDE OUT PROJECT IN LA GUAJIRA, COLUMBIA

August 22, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Here we have another compelling image from French street artist JR's ongoing Inside Out Project, this time from La Guajira, Columbia. Explains the artist, "While traveling for my first time in La Guajira, I experienced much inspiration from the communities I visited. The Wayuu are a tough and resilient people. They possess a beautiful dignity and willingness to persevere unlike anyone I have Read More

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LAST LOOK | ELMGREEN & DRAGSET’S “BIOGRAPHY” AT ASTRUP FEARNLEY, OSLO

August 22, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Wrapping up this week at Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo, Norway, is Biography, the amazing retrospective of Scandanavian artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset and easily one of the best shows of the year—on any continent. Best known for their iconic Prada Marfa installation Read More

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