Posts Tagged ‘London’

First Look | Damien Hirst Presents Jeff Koons at His Newport Street Gallery

May 22, 2016  |  Art  |  No Comments

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Presented by Damien Hirst at his own Newport Street Gallery in London as a grand act of ultimate fanboy-dom,  Read More

First Look |Yoshitomo Nara Reveals New Work in London at Stephen Friedman Gallery

May 1, 2016  |  Art  |  Comments Off on First Look |Yoshitomo Nara Reveals New Work in London at Stephen Friedman Gallery

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Japanese Pop Art superstar & Supertouch buddy Yoshitomo Nara makes a return to London with a show of new drawings & paintings this week at Read More

Legendary Cartoonist R. Crumb Explores “Art & Beauty” at David Zwirner Gallery in London

April 19, 2016  |  Art  |  Comments Off on Legendary Cartoonist R. Crumb Explores “Art & Beauty” at David Zwirner Gallery in London

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One of today’s most celebrated illustrators, legendary underground comic artist R. Crumb helped define the cartoon and punk Read More

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

Streets | New Banksy Mural Attacks French Govt’s Use of Tear Gas in Refugee Camps

January 25, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | New Banksy Mural Attacks French Govt’s Use of Tear Gas in Refugee Camps

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Secretive British street artist Banksy came out of the woodwork over the weekend to reveal his latest social critique, a mural in Knightsbridge, London located across the street from the French Embassy depicting the iconic Read More

STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL FOR WOOD STREET WALLS IN LONDON

May 27, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL FOR WOOD STREET WALLS IN LONDON

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Irish painter and street artist Conor Harrington has been on a tear in recent years both in the gallery and on the streets where his distinctive baroque painting style has distinguished him among his peers as a master of both style and form. A connoisseur of fisticuffs, Read More

ICONS | BARBARA KRUGER “EARLY WORKS” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, LONDON

March 13, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ICONS | BARBARA KRUGER “EARLY WORKS” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, LONDON

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Accidental youth culture icon Barbara Kruger is currently enjoying unprecedented popularity thanks in large part to the ultra-influential streetwear label Supreme whose logo pays homage to Kruger’s trademark typographic style. Currently on display at London’s venerable Skarstedt Gallery, is the must-see show  Read More

LAST LOOK | EDDIE MARTINEZ “ISLAND I” AT TIMOTHY TAYLOR GALLERY, LONDON

November 4, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on LAST LOOK | EDDIE MARTINEZ “ISLAND I” AT TIMOTHY TAYLOR GALLERY, LONDON

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Hot on the heels of his genius exhibition at Michael Kohn Gallery in LA, Supertouch buddy Eddie Martinez brought Londoners to their knees with his equally brilliant Island I show at Timothy Taylor Gallery in Mayfair, which wraps up this week. In this new series of paintings, Martinez’s Read More

ON EXHIBIT | KAWS’ GIANT “SMALL LIE” SCULPTURE AT FRIEZE LONDON

October 13, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on ON EXHIBIT | KAWS’ GIANT “SMALL LIE” SCULPTURE AT FRIEZE LONDON

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Poking his head through the clouds of stormy London for the first time today, KAWS’ giant new Afrormosia wood Companion sculpture Small Lie made its public debut as part of Frieze Art Fair‘s sculpture garden in Regents Park. On view throughout Read More

FIRST LOOK | YOSHITOMO NARA “GREETINGS FROM A PLACE IN MY HEART” AT THE DAIRY ART CENTRE, LONDON

October 6, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | YOSHITOMO NARA “GREETINGS FROM A PLACE IN MY HEART” AT THE DAIRY ART CENTRE, LONDON

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One of London’s must-see shows of the season debuted last week when Supertouch buddy Yoshitomo Nara‘s retrospective Greetings From a Place in my Heart opened to a huge crowd at the upstart Dairy Art Centre, the city’s new free exhibition space founded by Read More