Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

STREET LIFE | JR’S GIANT STREET WALKER IN FLATIRON, NYC

April 23, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Debuting on the streets of NYC (literally) this week is the latest large-scale work by Supertouch buddy JR. For this installation—commissioned by the New York Times for the cover of their weekly magazine as part of a Read More

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STREET LIFE | NASTY NECK FACE GRABS TAKEOUT IN CHINATOWN, NYC

April 21, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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He's been laying low for a minute now, but the original street demon Nasty Neck Face is back in action in LA & NYC, where he left his mark with an OG-style burner in Chinatown. Don't forget, Satan Always Wins... Read More

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STREET LIFE | VINCENT LAMOUROUX TURNS THE SILVERLAKE GRAFFITI MOTEL WHITE

April 20, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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For decades the Pacific Sunset Motel at 4301 Sunset Blvd in Silverlake was a decomposing shell of a former drug den turned public graffiti gallery better known to locals as the "Bates Motel" for obvious reasons. Now with developers set to finally demolish the abandoned structure in May, French artist Vincent Lamouroux has turned the Read More

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STREET LIFE | RON ENGLISH BRINGS BACK THE HOUSTON & BOWERY MURAL WALL

April 19, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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It's been a year since the legendary graffiti wall at Houston & Bowery in NYC saw the light of day, but this weekend it reemerged from an ongoing construction project to be coated by longtime Supertouch buddy & notorious Popagandist Ron English in his garish tribute to the Read More

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FIRST LOOK | JASON WILLIAMS (REVOK) AT LIBRARY STREET COLLECTIVE, LA

April 10, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Renowned for his prodigious output as a graffiti artist under the moniker REVOK for more than two decades, 38-year-old LA native Jason Williams has been quietly distinguishing himself in recent years with an accomplished and elegant body of abstract geometric assemblage paintings that draw heavy inspiration from the tradition of Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | BARRY McGEE’S NEW MURAL AT FACEBOOK HQ

April 1, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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One of the lesser-known valley trends is the current rush for tech companies of all sizes to procure artist murals for their offices. The craze has been a boon for artists—most specifically, street artists—with the likes of Dave Flores, Tim Biskup, Maya Hayuk, and Tristan Eaton all creating major works for several firms in recent months. Now longtime Supertouch buddy Barry McGee joins those ranks with his new Read More

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THE ART OF FUN | KENNY SCHARF “BORN AGAIN” AT HONOR FRASER, LA

March 16, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Best-known for his iconic cartoony Pop paintings featuring characters like the Jetsons & Flintstones, the diversity of Kenny Scharf's artistic oeuvre is often overlooked. With output ranging from pure street graffiti to altering found thrift store paintings (which Scharf did long before Banksy picked up the practice), to assemblage art and video performance work, Scharf as an artist has always moved freely through media, limited only by the scope of his Read More

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STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL WITH LEVALET IN PARIS

March 16, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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French situationalist street artist Levalet has been making waves in Paris with his humorous wheat paste interventions, the latest of which is this impromptu composition in the fourth arrondisment that turns a decorative architectural detail into a life-sized Minotaur drawing up the plans for a new maze. In Greek mythology, the Labyrinth was an Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON & MASER ON THE WALL IN ARKANSAS

March 12, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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The sleepy town of Fort Smith Arkansas isn't the first place you'd expect to see Irish street artists Conor Harrington and Maser but for the past few weeks that's exactly where the duo have been, putting the finishing touches on their epic new collaborative mural on the side of the Bordertown Skate Shop & Skate Park. The wall was Read More

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STREET LIFE | MR ANDRE IN THE NYC WINTER SNOWPOCALYPSE

March 5, 2015  |  Street Life  |  Comments Off

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All we can say around this time of year is thank god Supertouch is based in sunny Los Angeles where winter has ceased to exist entirely (along with fresh water) and it's sunny all the time always. Nonetheless, these nice new hits by our homie Mr. Andre (aka: Andre Saraiva) do a good job in livening up the winter apocalypse currently gripping NYC... Read More

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