Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

BEST IN SHOW | STERLING RUBY “VIVIDS” AT GAGOSIAN HONG KONG

October 8, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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"I live in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and my studio is in downtown Los Angeles. My daily routine of driving back and forth is always a contemplative time. On these drives I often witness extremely vivid and colorful sunrises and sunsets, yielding horizon lines that transform the urban sprawl into a meditative celestial plane."
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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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FIRST LOOK | ERIC WHITE “DOWN IN FRONT” AT ANTONIO COLOMBO, MILAN

September 30, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Longtime Supertouch buddy Eric White is one of the most technically accomplished and visionary painters most people in the art world have never heard of. With the type of work on display at Down in Front, his show 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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SHOWSTOPPER | CARLOS ROLON/DZINE “TUNNEL VISION” AT SPACE K, SOUTH KOREA

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Renowned for creating baroque works of hyper-embellished sculpture, from  over-the-top lowriders to Liberace-esque crystal chandeliers, Chicago-based artist & longtime Supertouch buddy Dzine (aka: Sñr Carlos Rolón) has pulled out all the stops for his current show, Tunnel Vision at Space K in Gwangju, South Korea. Read More

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FIRST LOOK | BRIAN CALVIN AT ANTON KERN GALLERY, NYC

September 22, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his forth solo show at NYC's Anton Kern Gallery, LA-based painter Brian Calvin presents a beautiful suite of closely-cropped portraits as visually arresting for their composition and execution as they are for their intensity of focus. Calvin, who has gained a reputation as the Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | NEW WORK BY MARK RYDEN AT RED TRUCK GALLERY, NEW ORLEANS

September 16, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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If you're lucky enough to be in New Orleans through the end of the month you can catch a glimpse of this beautiful new Mark Ryden painting, on display at Red Truck Gallery as part of their current Small Indignities group show also featuring work by Marion Peck, and Camille Rose Garcia, among others. Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KAWS “MAN’S BEST FRIEND” AT HONOR FRASER, LA

September 15, 2014  |  art, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off

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Long time Supertouch buddy KAWS  has become a true force of nature in the art world in recent years. Emerging from his early roots in animation and graffiti in the 90s to reign over streetwear and the vinyl toy industry in the 2000s, the artist known to his parents as Brian Donnelley is now a major player in the art world. This meteoric ascendency is due in large part to his prodigious and unrelentingly stunning Read More

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MUST-SEE SHOW | EDDIE MARTINEZ “NOMADER” AT MICHAEL KOHN GALLERY, LA

September 14, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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One of our favorite young abstract painters here at Supertouch is Brooklyn-based artist Eddie Martinez, whose show of gorgeous new work, Nomader, at Michael Kohn Gallery could easily be mistaken for a MoMA retrospective if you managed to forget what building you walked into. At the tender age of just 37, he's an absolute powerhouse on a fast Read More

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OPENING | LADY AIKO’S “SWEETHEART” AT THE OUTSIDERS GALLERY, NEWCASTLE

September 2, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Opening last week to a packed house was Sweetheart, the newest body of work by Japanese street art pioneer Lady Aiko at Steve Lazarides' The Outsiders Gallery, in Newcastle, England. Best known as a founding member of street art collective Faile, Aiko (aka: Aiko Nakagawa) began her career in film, directing the seminal Read More

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