Posts Tagged ‘Sculpture’

SUMMER STUNNER | RICHARD PRINCE’S “IT’S A FREE CONCERT” EXHIBITION AT KUNSTHAUS BREGENZ, IN AUSTRIA

July 30, 2014  |  art  |  No Comments

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Art world lightning rod Richard Prince brought some summer heat to Austria when his incredible new museum show opened at the esteemed public institution Kunsthaus Bregenz earlier this month. Titled  It's a Free Concert, and intended as a freewheeling celebration of modern American pop culture, the large-scale exhibition mines a wide swath of late midcentury icons including vintage cars for a series of Read More

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OPENINGS | DANIEL ARSHAM’S “THE FUTURE IS ALWAYS NOW” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, PAIRS

June 16, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Opening last week in Paris, The Future is Always Now is the ninth solo exhibition by New York-based artist Daniel Arsham at Galerie Perrotin, presenting a new body of  "future relic" artworks focused on the theme of music (and, strangely, used tires), and all designed to look like Pompeii-esque artifacts from some 21st century apocalypse Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | NEW HAJIME SORAYAMA SCULPTURE AT ART BASEL HONG

May 14, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Legendary Japanese fantasy & concept artist Hajime Sorayama debuted a gorgeous new sculpture of his iconic chrome fembot fatale (made famous on his Aerosmith album cover art) with Nanzuka Gallery at Art Basel Hong Kong this week. Now she's one step closer to becoming reality. Have a look:  Read More

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ON EXHIBIT | MARC QUINN’S CONTORTIONIST KATE MOSS AT CHRISTIE’S, NYC

May 12, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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On public display this week at Christie's auction house in NYC where it will be auctioned off as part of the Post-War & Contemporary Auction on May 14th is British artist Marc Quinn's incredible sculpture of a contortionist Kate Moss. Titled, Myth (Venus), the Read More

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GOOGLE’S “UNNUMBERED SPARKS” INTERACTIVE LIGHT SCULPTURE IS COOLEST NERD ART EVER

March 25, 2014  |  art, Tech  |  Comments Off

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Google took a momentary break from mining the world's data for its forthcoming SkyNet launch this Summer to turn their chrome web browser into the biggest piece of nerd art in history—and it actually turned out cool. Titled Unnumbered Sparks, the piece is a giant textile sculpture created in collaboration by Google Creative Lab's Aaron Koblin and sculptor Janet Echelman that's made up of Read More

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MUST-SEE SHOW | YOSHITOMO NARA’S RETROSPECTIVE AT BLUM & POE, LA

March 16, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For his seventh show with stalwart LA gallery Blum & Poe, Japanese art hero Yoshitomo Nara presents an eponymous retrospective of sorts, featuring 11 new large-scale paintings & 10 new bronze sculptures representing his current visual mode, and a massive survey of over 200 drawings made over the past three decades chronicling in detail his stylistic evolution throughout the years. The result is an exhibition of extraordinary depth and inspiration that will Read More

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STREET ARTIST BAST TAKES ON THE HAMPTONS WITH “SEAFOAM” AT ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY

June 26, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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There's just something about street art in the Hamptons, an irony embraced by Brooklyn-based graffitist Bast whose new show of paintings & sculpture, "Seafoam" went on display at Eric Firestone Gallery (owned and curated by Supertouch buddy Eric Firestone who also manages the Arizona Boneyard Porject) in the tony NY retreat community last week. Read More

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FIRST LOOK: D*FACE’S “THE NEW WORLD DISORDER” AT STOLEN SPACE, LONDON

June 12, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Always one to embrace chaos & disorder in his work, the latest show from UK Street Art legend & Supertouch buddy D*Face, "The New World Disorder" is his definitive statement on these themes to date. The inaugural show in the venerable Stolen Space gallery's new London space, the exhibition is a tour de force visual spectacle comprising new Lichtenstein-inspired Pop paintings, sculptures featuring vintage battle-damaged military helmets, prints, the Grim Reaper on a motorcycle, and vibrant graffiti pieces showcasing the artist's trademark dry English humor. Read More

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KAWS’ “GISWIL” AT MORE GALLERY, FEATURES GIANT NEW WOODEN SCULPTURES FOR ART BASEL SWITZERLAND

June 10, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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To coincide with this year's Art Basel Switzerland installment which opened yesterday to the public, KAWS has joined forces with More Gallery in the picturesque area of Giswil, Switzerland, to produce a set of giant new wooden Companion sculptures. Kitted out in Pinocchio guise with the attendant lederhosen and pointy nose, the towering figures are a fitting homage to the area's Read More

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AI WEIWEI’S “S.A.C.R.E.D.” VENICE BIENNALE INSTALLATION CHRONICLES HIS RECENT IMPRISONMENT

May 30, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Hot on the heels of last week's release of Ai Weiwei's heavy metal single and music video protesting his recent imprisonment by the Chinese government, the artist cranked up the heat on the ordeal with the debut of his controversial new show "S.A.C.R.E.D," at the Venice Biennale yesterday. The installation is comprised of a series of dioramas encased in iron boxes depicting various scenes from Weiwei's 81-day-long incarceration in 2011 Read More

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