Posts Tagged ‘art’

Best in Show | Eric Yahnker’s “Noah’s Yacht” at Zevitas Marcus Gallery, LA

April 2, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Best in Show | Eric Yahnker’s “Noah’s Yacht” at Zevitas Marcus Gallery, LA

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Deftly mixing pop culture and political satire, LA-based young turk artist Eric Yahnker serves as a virtual seismometer of the current cultural zeitgeist. A deep knowledge of art history and semiotics underpins the coarse, acerbic content of his drawings and Read More

First Look | Tom Sachs’ “Tea Ceremony” at the Noguchi Museum, NYC

March 31, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on First Look | Tom Sachs’ “Tea Ceremony” at the Noguchi Museum, NYC

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In celebration of the the Noguchi Museum‘s 30th-anniversary mad scientist artist & supertouch buddy Tom Sachs has staged one of his most interesting exhibitions to date with Tea Ceremony, a meditation on and exploration of the ancient and highly ritualistic process of making Read More

Street Artist Vhils’ “Debris” Exhibition at HOCA Foundation For Art Basel Hong Kong

March 30, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Street Artist Vhils’ “Debris” Exhibition at HOCA Foundation For Art Basel Hong Kong

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Debris, the first solo exhibition of celebrated Portuguese street artist Vhils (aka: Alexandre Farto) in Hong Kong, presented by the HOCA (Hong Kong Contemporary Art) Foundation is a multi-site initiative staged to co-incide with last week’s Art Basel Hong Kong (and extending through Read More

Style | Sterling Ruby Displays His Personal Clothing Collection with “Work Wear”in London

March 21, 2016  |  Style  |  Comments Off on Style | Sterling Ruby Displays His Personal Clothing Collection with “Work Wear”in London

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It’s not often that we see fashion archives from fine artists, but for LA-based textile artist & “soft sculptor” Seterling Ruby, his clothes are an extension of his art. Currently on view at London’s Sprueth Magers, the fascinating Work Wear: Garment and Textile Archive 2008-2016 examines the interconnection between Ruby’s wardrobe and his large body of fabric-based work that spawns it. Read More

Goth Visions | Camille Rose Garcia’s “Animus Chrysalis Mortis” at Roq La Rue, Seattle

March 7, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Goth Visions | Camille Rose Garcia’s “Animus Chrysalis Mortis” at Roq La Rue, Seattle

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Longtime Supertouch buddy Camille Rose Garcia is one of the rare LA-based artists who would trade her view of palm trees & nuclear sunsets for gray skies and endless rain any day of the week. And so it should come as no surprise that the artist’s newest body of sublime paintings Animus Chrysalis Mortis should debut at Seattle’s stalwart Roq La Rue Gallery over the Read More

Must-See Show | Erro “Paintings from 1959 to 2016” at Emmanuel Perrotin NYC

March 7, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Must-See Show | Erro “Paintings from 1959 to 2016” at Emmanuel Perrotin NYC

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If you’re a New Yorker or are visiting the city before April 23rd, consider it a mission to see the incredible retrospective of the legendary Icelandic artist Erro (aka: Guðmundur Guðmundsson) now on view at Galerie Perrotin on Madison Ave featuring 15 landmark paintings made between 1959 and 2016. As the forefather of painted collage (that is the practice of painting strictly after preparatory montages of ready-made images), Erró has developed since the mid-1950s a Read More

First Look | Brian Calvin “Hours” at Almine Rech, Paris

March 7, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on First Look | Brian Calvin “Hours” at Almine Rech, Paris

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Now on view at the esteemed Almine Rech Gallery in Paris, Hours is a show of vibrant new paintings by LA-based painter Brian Calvin that sees the portrait artist working in top form. Back in the 1990s, Calvin began developing a figurative, non-narrative, pictorial style that was equal parts David Hockney, Alex Katz, and Margaret Keane. Today, his portraits of big-eyed girls in various states of zoom focus are perfectly aligned with the (non) narrative of  Read More

Last Look | Raymond Pettibon x Marcel Dzama “Forgetting The Hand” at David Zwirner, NYC

March 2, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Last Look | Raymond Pettibon x Marcel Dzama “Forgetting The Hand” at David Zwirner, NYC

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Currently wrapping up at David Zwirner Gallery in NYC is Forgetting The Hand a show of incredible collaborative work by kindred spirit artists Raymond Pettibon & Marcel Dzama. The collaboration began in Summer 2015 for a zine with the artists swapping the first of a series of drawings to be completed by the other. In a variation of the “exquisite corpse” method in which a partner is only given portions of an otherwise concealed drawing to work on, Dzama and Pettibon developed each other’s Read More

First Look | Daniel Arsham’s “The Future Was Then” Installation at SCAD

February 24, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on First Look | Daniel Arsham’s “The Future Was Then” Installation at SCAD

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Noted futurist Daniel Arsham has transformed the otherwise top-flight SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia, into a real hole-in-the-wall with his latest show The Future Was Then. As the centerpiece of the exhibition which features an array of his trademark drapery wall reliefs and volcanic ash sculptures, Arsham has burrowed through a 300-foot-long series of faux concrete walls to create what looks to be the ultimate Read More