Posts Tagged ‘Painting’

ROSTARR & SABER AT OPERA GALLERY NYC

April 24, 2013  |  art, Street Art  |  Comments Off

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Opening last week was a beautiful joint show of new work by Supertouch buddies Rostarr and Saber at Opera Gallery in New York City. Having emerged from separate origin points within the underground art world, the two artists work in markedly different styles but are unified by their florid approaches to abstract painting with an emphasis on flowing script as centerpieces of their compositions. Read More

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NEW PAINTINGS BY KAZUKI TAKAMATSU AT COREY HELFORD GALLERY, LA

April 22, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Currently on exhibit at Culver City's Corey Helford Gallery is a provocatively titled show of beautiful new work by Japanese artist Kazuki Takamatsu, "Japanese Ideology of Puberty." Known for his immaculately-rendered ethereal, ghostly images, Takamatsu employs a hybrid technique that combines elements of computer design with traditional painting methodologies to create images that are utterly unique in their visual depth and presentation. Through the computer graphic technique of depth-mapping, three-dimensional space is digitally visualized in a series of multiple depth plains. Read More

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STREET LIFE: ON THE WALL WITH CONOR HARRINGTON IN LONDON

April 13, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Another beautiful wall piece by one of our favorite painters (in the street and in the gallery), Irishman Conor Harrington, in the streets of London. Read More

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ROBERT LONGO’S “PHANTOM VESSELS” AT GALERIE THADDAEUS ROPAC

April 9, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Robert Longo earned his art star in the 1980s with his now iconic "Men in Cities" series of black & white charcoal drawings showing suited up businessmen writing in some existential Wall Street-induced agony (Patrick Bateman's "American Psycho" apartment wouldn't have been complete without one). Read More

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HONG KONG: RONALD VENTURA & WIM DELVOYE AT GALERIE PERROTIN

April 3, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Opening today at Galerie Perrotin in Hong Kong is a beautiful joint show of new works by renowned Filipino painter Ronald Ventura and metal sculptor Wim Delvoye. While the respective artists differ totally in both style and choice of subject matter, the two find common ground in their inherent attention to detail and complexity of rendering—the true common theme of the exhibition. Read More

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WATCH: MoCA TV INTERVIEW WITH RAYMOND PETTIBON

April 1, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

Legendary punk artist & Supertouch art hero Raymond Pettibon gets personal with the Museum of Contemporary Art, LA, at his Venice Beach art studio in this MoCA TV interview.

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AGENCY APPROPRIATES ERIC WHITE PAINTING FOR TARGET COMMERCIAL

April 1, 2013  |  News  |  Comments Off

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Notice any glaring visual similarities between this still from the current Spring Target commercial (watch the full spot below) and the 2010 painting by Supertouch buddy Eric White? Yeah, we did too. Created by hipster Brooklyn agency Partners & Spade (you know, the kind populated by the culturally aware types who spend a lot of time looking at paintings at art shows & fairs), the recent Target spot openly mined White's "Ford Galaxie 500 Sunliner" without the artist's consent or collaboration, in one of the most literal appropriations of an artist's work we've seen in a long time. Read More

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HAPPY EASTER

March 31, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

****EASTERRRRR
Bunny Window by Mark Ryden, 2007

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STUSSY INTERVIEWS JAPANESE PSYCHEDELIC POP ART LEGEND KEIICHI TANAAMI

March 29, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

In support of their current product collaboration with legendary 77-year-old Japanese psychedelic pop artist Keiichi Tanaami, streetwear kings Stüssy visited Tanaami in his home for an enlightening discussion of his life, artwork, and childhood experiences that forever influenced his beautiful, trippy visions. Read More

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TODD JAMES’ WORLD DOMINATION AT LAZARIDES GALLERY LONDON

March 29, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

World Domination

Currently on display at London's Lazarides Gallery is a fantastic show of new work by Supertouch buddy Todd James (aka: REAS), the central theme of which is the continuation of his beautiful and funny "Somali Pirates" series. Read More

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