Posts Tagged ‘art’

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

Best In Show | Eddie Martinez “Salmon Eye” at Mitchell-Inness & Nash

February 21, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Best In Show | Eddie Martinez “Salmon Eye” at Mitchell-Inness & Nash

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Brooklyn-based AbEx painter Eddie Martinez continues his visual shock-and-awe campaign with a series of gorgeous new canvases titled Salmon Eye at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in NYC. Martinez draws his inspiration from a wide-range of sources, from the ever-evolving landscape of New York City to major art historical movements of the 20th century such as Abstract Expressionism, CoBrA, Neo-Expressionism, and Surrealism. An Read More

First Look | Michael Kagan’s “Lights Out” at Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC

February 16, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on First Look | Michael Kagan’s “Lights Out” at Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC

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Brooklyn-based artist Michael Kagan loves painting cool stuff, and he does it very well. For Lights Outhis new show of large-scale oil paintings at Joshua Liner Gallery in NYC, Kagan reinforces his fascination with man’s moments of triumph over nature’s limits captured through iconic imagery of astronauts, cockpits, F1 racecars, and for the first time, Read More

Ai Weiwei Covers Berlin Concert Hall in 14,000 Refugee Life Jackets

February 15, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Ai Weiwei Covers Berlin Concert Hall in 14,000 Refugee Life Jackets

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Fresh off one of his most lightweight art installations in years in Paris, Ai WeiWei has come back hard with one of his most provocative works in Berlin this week that sees the Chinese artist wrapping the pillars of the city’s Konzerthaus concert hall with 14,000 bright orange refugee life jackets to raise awareness for the current Read More

James Jean Creates New Year of the Monkey Art to Celebrate Chinese New Year

February 8, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on James Jean Creates New Year of the Monkey Art to Celebrate Chinese New Year

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Today marks the global celebration of the lunar Chinese New Year ushering in the Year of the Monkey, celebrated by Supertouch buddy James Jean with a beautiful new piece of monkey art and installation at multimedia agency InterTrend in Long Beach, CA. Throughout the day today, passers-by can visit InterTrend’s offices to peel off one of the 2,000 Read More