Posts Tagged ‘First Look’

LAST LOOK | TOREY THORNTON “SOME NARROW SLEEPING” AT OHWOW GALLERY IN LA

October 13, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Wrapping up at week's end in LA is Some Narrow Sleeping, the excellent new show of large scale paintings by the nascent Torey Thornton at the venerable Moran Bros' OHWOW Gallery. Seemingly influenced by the rough-hewn folk imagery of his southern homeland of 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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OPENINGS | CONOR HARRINGTON “EAT AND DELETE” AT LAZARIDES GALLERY, NYC

September 28, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Irish painter & Supertouch buddy Conor Harrington has garnered worldwide recognition in recent years for his dramatic figurative works that effortlessly fuse street art motifs with ambitious realist painting. His newest Read More

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FILM | FIRST LOOK AT TIM BURTON’S MARGARET KEANE BIOPIC “BIG EYES”

September 22, 2014  |  Film  |  Comments Off

This week, we get our first look at Tim Burton's upcoming Margaret & Walter Keane biopic Big Eyes, documenting the lives and controversy surrounding the king & queen of 1960s kitsch art who sparked the "Big Eye" painting phenomenon that still resounds today in 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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FIRST LOOK | KAWS “MAN’S BEST FRIEND” AT HONOR FRASER, LA

September 15, 2014  |  art, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Long time Supertouch buddy KAWS  has become a true force of nature in the art world in recent years. Emerging from his early roots in animation and graffiti in the 90s to reign over streetwear and the vinyl toy industry in the 2000s, the artist known to his parents as Brian Donnelley is now a major player in the art world. This meteoric ascendency is due in large part to his prodigious and unrelentingly stunning Read More

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FAILE’S FUEL, FANTASY, FREEDOM AT GALLERY ERNST HILGER, AUSTRIA

August 5, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The Brooklyn-based collaborative street & fine art duo of Patrick McNeil andPatrick Miller (aka: "The Patricks", aka: Faile) brought their distinctive style to Austria when their newest show, Fuel, Fantasy, Freedom opened at Gallery Ernst Hilger in Vienna late last month. For this exhibition, the work  delves into the uncanny realm of Read More

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FIRST LOOK | TAKASHI MURAKAMI’S ARHAT CYCLE PART II AT PALAZZO REALE, MILAN

August 5, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Opening last week at the historic Palazzo Reale in Milan was the second installment of the master of Japanese Pop, Takashi Murakami's latest series of works that first debuted at Blum & Poe in LA in April of 2013.  Titled Ahrat, the cycle of paintings on view continues Murakami’s newest mode of painting, developed for his Read More

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