Posts Tagged ‘art’

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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FIRST LOOK | BRIAN CALVIN AT ANTON KERN GALLERY, NYC

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his forth solo show at NYC's Anton Kern Gallery, LA-based painter Brian Calvin presents a beautiful suite of closely-cropped portraits as visually arresting for their composition and execution as they are for their intensity of focus. Calvin, who has gained a reputation as the Read More

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LAST LOOK | MARTIAL RAYSSE AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS

September 19, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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This will be the last weekend to catch the epic retrospective of overlooked French psychedelic Pop artist Martial Raysse at Paris' Centre Pompidou in Paris. Though over two hundred works—paintings sculptures, films, photographs and drawings, the Pompidou is devoting a completely new retrospective to the work of this visionary artist, on the margin of Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” SCULPTURE INSTALLATION AT HARBOUR CITY, HONG KONG

September 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS is an artist on the move, and just days after opening his beautiful new show, Man's Best Friend at Honor Fraser gallery in LA, he's debuted his latest monumental sculpture, Clean Slate, on the mall in Harbour City, Hong Kong. Depicting a giant Companion character carrying smaller, child-like Companions (a reference to Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | NEW WORK BY MARK RYDEN AT RED TRUCK GALLERY, NEW ORLEANS

September 16, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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If you're lucky enough to be in New Orleans through the end of the month you can catch a glimpse of this beautiful new Mark Ryden painting, on display at Red Truck Gallery as part of their current Small Indignities group show also featuring work by Marion Peck, and Camille Rose Garcia, among others. Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | DOUG AITKEN “STILL LIFE” AT REGEN PROJECTS, LA

September 15, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

Visionary LA artist Doug Aitken has returned to Shaun Regen's venerable Regen Projects gallery with his latest dazzler of a show, Still Life, that is one of the city's few must-see exhibitions  of the season. Spanning a variety of media encompassing photography, sculpture, publications, sound, and Read More

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SUMMER VIBES | CASEY GRAY “OF LAND AND SEA” AT CIRCUIT 12, DALLAS

September 15, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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We can't get enough of San Francisco-based painter Casey Gray's work here at Supertouch, and his current show Of Land & Sea at Dallas' Circuit 12 gallery does nothing to lessen our enthusiasm. Working exclusively with acrylic spray paint, Gray has developed a distinct approach to contemporary painting that is uniquely Read More

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