Posts Tagged ‘New York’

FIRST LOOK | KEHINDE WILEY “A NEW REPUBLIC” RETROSPECTIVE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSUEM

April 16, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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For over 13 years, L.A. native Kehinde Wiley has been mashing up classical old master compositions with modern black subjects to create his own brand of modern neo-classicism that is equally loved and reviled by fans and critics alike. Polarizing as his intricate, kitsch-laden grand-scale paintings may be, their place in the annals of modern art history has been firmly solidified by Read More

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ROCK OF AGES | XAVIER VEILHAN “MUSIC” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, NYC

March 31, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Wrapping up next week at Galerie Perrotin in NYC is French multimedia artist Xavier Veilhan's Music, featuring an impressive array of wood sculptures depicting Veilhan's favorite music producers. Known primarily for his figurative works, Xavier Veilhan has developed his own formal vocabulary, often reinterpreting classical sculptural and architectural elements with the aid of high technology. Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | PETER SAUL “FROM POP TO PUNK” AT VENUS OVER MANHATTAN

March 13, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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It's been a brutal NYC winter but one of the city's bright spots through the endless blizzard has been Peter Saul's retrospective show, From Pop to Punk at Venus Over Manhattan Gallery. Collecting semifinal paintings from the iconoclast's early days in the 1960s & 70s, the show is a glorious dose of allegorical psychedelia depicting social & political themes of the era that seem as relevant today as they did Read More

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LAST LOOK | RON ARAD “IN REVERSE” AT PAUL KASMIN GALLERY, NYC

March 10, 2015  |  art, Design  |  Comments Off

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Iconic Israeli artist, designer, and architect Ron Arad's sculptural installation In Reverse only has a few days left in residence at Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC before it closes on March 14,  but it's well worth the trip. Featuring an incredible array of six of Arad’s “Pressed Flower” sculptures made up of compressed Fiat 500s in varying colors mounted on the Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The magnificent culmination of nearly a decade of work, Japanese Pop Art master Takashi Murakami's new exhibition In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, which has just opened its doors at Gagosian Gallery in NYC, is his most profound Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KENNY SCHARF’S PAPER SCULPTURES AT PACE PRINTS, NYC

October 19, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Renowned for his large-scale graffiti, paintings, and sculptural works, Pop Art legend and longtime Supertouch buddy Kenny Scharf takes a refreshingly new approach to his current work on display in his eponymous new show at Pace Prints in NYC. In keeping with the gallery's general modus operandi, Sharf's pieces are comprised of Read More

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STREET LIFE |MARLBOROUGH CHELSEA’S MASSIVE “BROADWAY MOREY BOOGIE” PUBLIC SCULPTURE PROJECT IN NYC

October 8, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Broadway Morey Boogie, a massive public art project on the streets of NYC by Marlborough Chelsea featuring large-scale sculptures by Dan Colen, Tony Matelli, Devin Troy Strother, Lars Fisk,  Drew Heitzler, Matt Johnson,  Paul Druecke,  Davina Semo, and Sarah Braman, borrows its title from Read More

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STREET LIFE | BIKISMO’S BROOKLYN “HANDSHAKE”

October 6, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Puerto Rican street artist Bikismo brought a giant dose of visual drama to Williamsburg, Brooklyn a few weeks back when he created his stunning new "Handshake" mural. Located at the corner of Grand & Union, the eye-catching piece reads a bit like a gun control version 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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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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