Posts Tagged ‘art’

TRUSTO CORP IN THE STREETS, IN THE SUPERMARKET, AND AT LEBASSE PROJECTS: “THE FUTURE IS BLIGHT”

April 22, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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The international crew of culture jammers, street artists, graffitists, and general ne'er-do-wells known as Trusto Crop made the city of Los Angeles their home base of operations in 2013. To celebrate, the band of outsiders initiated a full court press of subversive diatribe in the streets and supermarkets of LA with an allegorical street art and guerilla cereal box campaign leading up to their crowning achievement, the opening of Trusto's first West Coast gallery show, "The Future is Blight" at Lebasse Projects in Culver City on April 13th. Read More

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JR’S “WRINKLES OF THE CITY” PROJECT IN THE STREETS OF BERLIN (RECAP)

April 17, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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It's been a busy month for headline-making activist street artist JR, whose new art show, "Wrinkles of the City" just opened at Galerie Henrik Springmann in Berlin, where his street art project of the same name has simultaneously been growing to encompass massive-scale building walls around the city. Read More

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“BLACK & WHITE”: MISHA HOLLENBACH, TOFER CHIN, & BRETT CODY ROGERS AT NEW IMAGE ART

April 16, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy and one of the LA underground art scene's most crucial pillars, Marsea Goldberg, is currently presenting a beautiful show of new work by artists Misha Hollenbach, Tofer Chin, & Brett Cody Rogers titled "Black & White" at her seminal New Image Art Gallery in West Hollywood. Comprised of tonal images, ranging from geometric minimalism to figurative abstracts, the show impresses with it's sheer strength of vision, execution, and sophistication. Read More

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STREET LIFE: INVADER’S SPIDER-MAN HANGS AROUND PARIS

April 15, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy (Space) Invader's latest public street hit is this awesome tiled Spider-Man brightening up an otherwise drab wall in Paris. Thank god for good street art with a sense of humor... Read More

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STREET LIFE: JR KEEPS AN EYE ON THE CLOCK IN BERLIN FOR HIS “WRINKLES OF THE CITY” PROJECT

April 15, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

Screen Shot 2013-04-14 at 4.22.21 PM In advance of his fortcoming "Wrinkles of the City" art show at Galerie Henrik Springmann (opening April 17), French social activist street artist JR has been busy bombing the walls of Berlin. His latest installment sees a historic clock tower in the city's center transformed into a giant, Sauron-style all-seeing eye keeping close watch over the city. Read More

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STREET LIFE: ON THE WALL WITH CONOR HARRINGTON IN LONDON

April 13, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Another beautiful wall piece by one of our favorite painters (in the street and in the gallery), Irishman Conor Harrington, in the streets of London. Read More

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STREET LIFE: POSE & KC1 ON THE WALL IN SOUTH AFRICA

April 12, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Seventh Letter crew members Pose & KC1 just wrapped this beautiful new Pop Art wall piece in South Africa. Read More

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ANDREW KUO’S BEAUTIFUL ABSTRACT INFOGRAPHICS IN “YOU SAY TOMATO” AT MARLBOROUGH GALLERY, NYC

April 10, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Downtown painter, musician, DJ, and all-around cool guy on the NYC scene Andrew Kuo has created an absolutely stunning new body of work with his current show, "You Say Tomato," at big-time Marlborough Gallery in Chelsea. Featuring mostly large-scale abstract geometric paintings that are meant to function as emotional infographics (each piece comes with a decoding key at the bottom), Kuo's color-coded chart paintings are representational—depicting a complex, real-time universe of selfexamination and the judgement of others. Read More

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STREET LIFE: JR IN BERLIN

April 10, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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As part of his ongoing "Wrinkles of the City" project, social activist street artist JR is currently in Berlin installing his giant-scale portraits on the city walls, including this palyful new "West Side" hand sign on a building in East Berlin. Read More

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STYLE: BARRY McGEE BANDANAS BY THE HILL-SIDE FOR THE ICA BOSTON

April 9, 2013  |  Style  |  Comments Off

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In support of Barry McGee's current retrospective at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), accessories maker The Hill-Side have created a trio of their japanese selvedge cotton bandanas featuring patterns by the artist, making these some of the most affordable TWIST souvenirs money can buy. Read More

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