Posts Tagged ‘NYC’

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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ICONS | KEITH HARING “HEAVEN & HELL” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

March 19, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Currently on view at nascent powerhouse Skarstedt Gallery is an incredible show of five major Keith Haring paintings on canvas, all at a monumental scale and dating from 1984-1985. The exhibition’s title, Heaven and Hell, recalls William Blake’s 18th century poem The Marriage of Heaven and 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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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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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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FILM | “BANKSY DOES NEW YORK” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON HBO

November 17, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

New York residents no doubt remember all too well Sir Banksy's monthlong Better Out Than In outdoor residency in the city last October when all of NYC became a public gallery for the British street artist's allegorical street art interventions—generating a torrent of user-generated coverage in the Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | GEORGE CONDO “DOUBLE HEADS / BLACK PAINTINGS / ABSTRACTIONS” AT SKARSTEDT GALLERY, NYC

November 13, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Powerhouse neo-cubist painter George Condo has been operating at the peak of his game this year, and his new show Double Heads/Black Paintings/Abstractions, at Skarstedt Gallery in Chelsea featuring large-scale paintings created this year at his East Hampton studio caps off 2014 as a true 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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