Posts Tagged ‘London’

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

October 13, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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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

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

October 6, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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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

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL, LES NYC

September 23, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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In advance of his upcoming show of highly anticipated new works, Eat and Delete, at at pop-up location with Lazarides Gallery in downtown NYC this Saturday, Irish painter & Supertouch buddy Conor Harrington has just put the finishing touches on yet another of his glorious "fight club" Read More

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PUBLIC ART | FLORENTIJN HOFMAN’S GIANT HIPPO SWIMS THE RIVER THAMES

September 8, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Best known for the spectacle of his massive rubber duckie sculpture that's traveled the world, from Australia to LA, Dutch stunt queen artist Florentijn Hofman has again taken his epic public art roadshow to the water, this time floating a monstrous  hippopotamus sculpture down the River Thames. Dubbed the "Hippopothames," the Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S “ONCE WERE WARRIORS” ON THE WALL IN LONDON

August 26, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Irish painter & street artist Conor Harrington's penchant for bouts of Victorian rounds of fisticuffs plays out once again in the streets of London with this new piece titled Once Were Warriors. Keep an eye on Supertouch for the first look at his upcoming Read More

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RIP | BANKSY MEMORIALIZES KING ROBBO

August 14, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Despite their longstanding (and highly entertaining) graffiti feud, Banksy has paid public tribute to his fallen artistic adversary King Robbo, who died this summer by altering one of his own existing protected murals in London to read "His Royal Highness King Robbo." Read More

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STREET LIFE | INSA’S ANIMATED “GIF-ITI”

August 8, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  Comments Off

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UK-based street artist & designer INSA has been taking his mural game to new levels over the past year with a series of  "GIF-iti" pieces in spots around the world from Hollywood to Gambia. Like traditional stop motion animation, the murals are painted in successive evolving layers, each of which is photographed in succession and then combined to create a final Read More

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RAFAEL GÓMEZBARROS’ GIANT ANTS INVADE THE SAATCHI GALLERY, LONDON

July 16, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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One of the summer's most compelling exhibitions is Columbian artist Rafael Gómezbarros’ installation of hundreds of giant ant sculptures crawling—make that swarming—across the walls of London's esteemed Saatchi Gallery as part of its current Pangea: New Art From Africa and Latin America show. Read More

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ART & COMMERCE | “BANKSY: THE UNAUTHORIZED RETROSPECTIVE” AT SOTHEBY’S S|2, LONDON

June 18, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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It's been years since Banksy's last proper official gallery show, but last week his first retrospective opened to the public in London. Held by auction house Sotheby's at their upstart S|2 retail gallery, the show, appropriately titled Banksy: The Unauthorized Retrospective was executed Read More

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FIRST LOOK | AI WEIWEI’S BICYCLE SCULPTURES AT LISSON GALLERY, LONDON

June 10, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his third, self-titled new solo exhibition with London's esteemed Lisson Gallery (running concurrently with major shows in Berlin & Brooklyn), Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has created a monumental new installation of bicycles as part of his ongoing "Forever" series, as well as a number of Read More

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