Posts Tagged ‘New York’

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

October 19, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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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  |  No Comments

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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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MUST-SEE SHOW | JACOB HASHIMOTO “SKYFARM FORTRESS” AT MARY BOONE, NYC

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Currently on view at Mary Boone’s Chelsea gallery is Jacob Hashimoto’s incredible Skyfarm Fortress exhibition, the first large-scale, site-specific installation by the artist to be exhibited in New York and one of the absolute must-see Read More

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FIRST LOOK | JR’S UNFRAMED “SOUTHSIDE PROJECT” ON ELLIS ISLAND, NYC

September 18, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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New York's Ellis Island opened in 1892 as a federal immigration station and, until it closed in 1954, served as the portal through which millions of newly arrived immigrants passed on their journey to America. It's been estimated that at least 40 percent of all current U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their Read More

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FIRST LOOK | JOSE PARLA “IN MEDIA RES” AT BRYCE WOLKOWITZ, NYC

September 12, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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In Medias Res, (Latin: “in the midst of things”) in narrative technique, the recommended practice of beginning an epic or other fictional form by plunging into a crucial situation that is part of a related chain of events; the situation is an extension of previous events and will be developed in later action. The narrative then goes directly forward, and exposition of Read More

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STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL IN NYC WITH MR ANDRE

September 9, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy Mr Andre (aka: Andre Saraiva) is back in NYC for some summer fun and so is his signature character, Mr A, who is likewise making his presence felt around downtown in force, even making a guest appearance in a collab with graff legend Cope2. Have a look: Read More

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FIRST LOOK | MICHAEL DOTSON’S “THE FURY OF SUNSETS” AT ZURCHER GALLERY, NYC

September 8, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Last week saw the debut of Brooklyn-based Michael Dotson's inspired new body of work, The Fury of Sunsets, at Zurcher Gallery in NYC. This time around, the 32-year-old painter has focused his superflat Technicolor painting style on the frames of vintage Disney Read More

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