Posts Tagged ‘art’

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

Streets | Os Gemeos on the Wall in Rio at JR’s Casa Amarela Cultural Center

February 2, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | Os Gemeos on the Wall in Rio at JR’s Casa Amarela Cultural Center

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The São Paulo homies Os Gemeos have been in Rio this week lending their Brasilian wonder twin freehand aerosol powers to JR’s evolving Casa Amarela project, a cultural center the fellow street artist established in the city’s oldest favela, Providência. Since its inception in 2009, Casa Amarela or the Read More

On Exhibit | Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth & Unicorn Chill by the Pool in Miami

January 31, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on On Exhibit | Damien Hirst’s Golden Mammoth & Unicorn Chill by the Pool in Miami

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Upping the opulence factor is a mighty task in gaudy Miami Beach, but perhaps no bauble better embodies excess like the gilded woolly mammoth skeleton currently residing poolside at the opulent Faena Hotel as part of its extensive artworks in Read More

CHRIS JOHNASON & JO JACKSON’S COLLABORATIVE “HOUSE OF ESCAPING FORMS” AT FLEISHER/OLLMAN, PHILLY

December 2, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on CHRIS JOHNASON & JO JACKSON’S COLLABORATIVE “HOUSE OF ESCAPING FORMS” AT FLEISHER/OLLMAN, PHILLY

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Over the past several years the husband and wife duo, LA-based Chris Johanson & Johanna Jackson have been collaborating on projects that explore total aesthetic environments at the threshold of art and design—made chiefly from Read More

DANIEL ARSHAM’S “FICTIONAL ARCHEOLOGY” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, HONG KONG

September 29, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on DANIEL ARSHAM’S “FICTIONAL ARCHEOLOGY” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, HONG KONG

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Rapidly becoming a major art world center, Hong Kong ups its gallery cred this month by hosting Fictional Archeology a beautiful new collection of works by Daniel Arsham at the venerable Galerie Perrotin. Following Arsham’s two previous Read More

ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

August 23, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ART ON VACATION | TAKASHI MURAKAMI IN IBIZA

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This summer, Ibiza vacationers in need of a break from their Paris Hilton foam party revelry can take in a world class body of work by Takashi Murakami, presented by LA stalwarts Blum & Poe. Through September 26, a multifaceted exhibition consisting of Read More

STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

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Detroit has long been an expansive and abandoned wasteland covered in primitive wall scribbling and gang graffiti, but in the past few years its become a mecca of street art and an outdoor gallery for the world’s top talent. To crown that distinction, Shepard Fairey—in town for Read More