Posts Tagged ‘art’

STREET LIFE | SIMPSONS SUMMER FUN IN NYC

September 3, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | SIMPSONS SUMMER FUN IN NYC

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Straight-up summer Simpsons fun in the streets of NYC at 231 Eldridge St, LES, by Jerkface & the accompanying fine art piece to match… Read More

OPENING | LADY AIKO’S “SWEETHEART” AT THE OUTSIDERS GALLERY, NEWCASTLE

September 2, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off on OPENING | LADY AIKO’S “SWEETHEART” AT THE OUTSIDERS GALLERY, NEWCASTLE

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Opening last week to a packed house was Sweetheart, the newest body of work by Japanese street art pioneer Lady Aiko at Steve Lazarides’ The Outsiders Gallery, in Newcastle, England. Best known as a founding member of street art collective Faile, Aiko (aka: Aiko Nakagawa) began her career in film, directing the seminal Read More

LAST LOOK | NANCY RUBINS’ “OUR FRIEND FLUID METAL” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

September 2, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off on LAST LOOK | NANCY RUBINS’ “OUR FRIEND FLUID METAL” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

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Wrapping up on September 13 at Gagosian‘s W 21st St NYC gallery is the awe-inspiring show of new “junk” sculptures by LA-based (but Texas born) artist Nancy Rubins, Our Friend Fluid Metal. The title of the exhibition and its sculptures invokes the Read More

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

August 28, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | ENDLESS SUMMER WITH KENNY SCHARF AT THE PLAYLAND MOTEL, ROCKAWAY BEACH

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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

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

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off on LAST LOOK | SKARSTEDT GALLERY’S MIGHTY “SUMMER EXHIBITION,” NYC

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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

STREET LIFE | LUDO ON THE LOOSE IN THE CARIBBEAN

August 26, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | LUDO ON THE LOOSE IN THE CARIBBEAN

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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

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

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | THE CLAYTON BROTHERS “OPEN TO THE PUBLIC” AT MARK MOORE GALLERY, LA

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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

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

August 26, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off on MUST SEE SHOW | “VARIATIONS IN ABSTRACTION” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

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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

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

August 26, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S “ONCE WERE WARRIORS” ON THE WALL IN LONDON

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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

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

August 25, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | DRINKIN’ ON THE JOB WITH NECKFACE AT NEW IMAGE ART, WEST HOLLYWOOD

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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