Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

POP LIFE | JIGGA & BEY PAY A VISIT TO MONA LISA AT THE LOU-VRAY

October 13, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on POP LIFE | JIGGA & BEY PAY A VISIT TO MONA LISA AT THE LOU-VRAY

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Proving once again that crowds are for suckers, illuminati power couple Jay-Z & Beyonce proved their star power remains undiminished when they shut down Paris’ palace of art & culture last week to pay a private visit to their homegirl Mona Lisa at the Louvre. Sources report she was mad cool but still had to be reminded not to ask Mr & Mrs Carter for their Read More

LAST LOOK | MARTIAL RAYSSE AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS

September 19, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on LAST LOOK | MARTIAL RAYSSE AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS

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This will be the last weekend to catch the epic retrospective of overlooked French psychedelic Pop artist Martial Raysse at Paris’ Centre Pompidou in Paris. Though over two hundred works—paintings sculptures, films, photographs and drawings, the Pompidou is devoting a completely new retrospective to the work of this visionary artist, on the margin of Read More

STREET LIFE | INVADER’S NEW 8-BIT PICASSO PORTRAIT IN PARIS

September 4, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | INVADER’S NEW 8-BIT PICASSO PORTRAIT IN PARIS

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One of Supertouch buddy Invader‘s latest hits is this low-res Picasso portrait on a wall in Paris adjacent to the Musee Picasso. Given his standing as the father of Cubism, we’re pretty sure he’d approve of the 8-bit rendering… Read More

STREET LIFE | LUDO ON THE LOOSE IN THE CARIBBEAN

August 26, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | LUDO ON THE LOOSE IN THE CARIBBEAN

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French street artist & Supertouch buddy Ludo has been busy this summer, this time in Saint Martin & Saint Barth, splashing his signature green across the walls of the Caribbean. Have a look: Read More

ICONS | ANDRE SARAIVA: A RETROSPECTIVE AT THE MUDE MUSEUM, LISBON

August 13, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on ICONS | ANDRE SARAIVA: A RETROSPECTIVE AT THE MUDE MUSEUM, LISBON

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Parisian street artist/ladies man/bon vivant/1950s movie star doppelgänger Andre Sariava (aka: Mr. Andre/Baron Andre/Johnny Handsome/French Elvis) brings his multifaceted artistic oeuvre to Lisbon with his current eponymous retrospective at the Museum of Design and Fashion (MUDE) in Portugal. Read More

STREET LIFE | INSA’S ANIMATED “GIF-ITI”

August 8, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | INSA’S ANIMATED “GIF-ITI”

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UK-based street artist & designer INSA has been taking his mural game to new levels over the past year with a series of  “GIF-iti” pieces in spots around the world from Hollywood to Gambia. Like traditional stop motion animation, the murals are painted in successive evolving layers, each of which is photographed in succession and then combined to create a final Read More

FIRST LOOK | FUTURA GETS “INTROSPECTIVE” AT GALLERY MAGDA DANYSZ, PARIS

June 16, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | FUTURA GETS “INTROSPECTIVE” AT GALLERY MAGDA DANYSZ, PARIS

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Simply put, the importance of Futura (né Futura 2000, aka: Leonard McGurr) in the world of street and early Pop art cannot be overstated. Rising from the original graffiti scene of the 70s & 80s, Futura quickly distinguished himself as the abstract futurist master of the genre, playing a critical role in transitioning the art form “above ground” to the world of proper fine art alongside such crossover friends & contemporaries as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Read More

PARIS | JR TURNS THE PANTHEON “INSIDE OUT”

June 11, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on PARIS | JR TURNS THE PANTHEON “INSIDE OUT”

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Globetrotting street artist JR brought his international Inside Out public portrait project back home this month when his new installation covering Paris’ historical Pantheon opened to the public on June 4th. For the “Au Panthéon!” project, thousands of faces were collected throughout March by the Inside Out PhotoBooth truck at nine French national monuments that were then Read More

STREET LIFE | INVADER’S MONA LISA IN PARIS

May 5, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | INVADER’S MONA LISA IN PARIS

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French street artist Invader brought the Louvre’s most famous resident to the streets when he installed his pixelated Mona Lisa high above the Rue du Louvre a few weeks back. Read More

FIRST LOOK | TOM SACHS’ ‘AMERICAN HANDMADE PAINTINGS’ AT GALERIE ROPAC, PARIS

March 31, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | TOM SACHS’ ‘AMERICAN HANDMADE PAINTINGS’ AT GALERIE ROPAC, PARIS

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Easily one of the most compelling minds working in the art world today, Supertouch buddy Tom Sachs has built a career around an utterly unique art methodology based on thematic meditations by means of unexpected material explorations. In his new show “American Handmade Paintings” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Paris, the choice of this title is anchored in specific aspects that are central to Sachs’s creative universe; his use of the Read More