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AAU ANASTAS Debuts Installation at OMA’s Concrete

Concrete, a versatile event space designed by OMA, hosts a new installation by Elias and Yousef Anastas’ AAU ANASTAS design firm. Debuted during Dubai Design Week 2017, the complex structures blend nature and architecture into unified designs. AAU ANASTAS sourced different colored stones from an array of regions in their native Palestine and pieced them […]

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Daniel Arsham Unveils Limited Edition SAND CIRCLE Studio Device

Daniel Arsham recently took to Instagram to unveil a new art object under his fledgling Studio Devices series. The project draws inspiration from the 1960s when space agencies tampered with various gadgets “to explore distant galaxies and planets,” said Arsham in the post caption. Titled SAND CIRCLE, the inaugural collectible features a round structure encased […]

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Artist Rannel Ngumuya Reimagines Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna & More For “IDOLS” Exhibit

LA-based graphic designer and art director Rannel Ngumuya recently launched a show at a boutique called The Greens in Columbia, Missouri. For the exhibit entitled “IDOLS,” Ngumuya digitally reworked portraits of Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Andre 3000, Chance the Rapper, Smino, SZA, and JAY-Z. Collectively, “Each piece was created based off a song, video, or project […]

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Madsaki on His Debut Solo Exhibit at Galerie Perrotin Seoul

“Imitator,” “wannabe.” These are some of the labels attached to artist Madsaki. After having been discovered by Takashi Murakami through Instagram, he joined Kaikai Kiki Co., a Tokyo-based gallery that also represents the likes of KAWS. Shortly after a collaborative Juxtapoz mural which was exhibited in Vancouver, Madsaki won the support of influencers like Virgil Abloh […]

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Visiting James Turrell’s Volcano Observatory Will Cost You $6,500 USD

It takes conviction and years of hard work to create a masterpiece. Day in and day out, legendary artist Michelangelo spent four years on a specially-designed scaffold to create his iconic painting on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Channeling the same patience and dedication as Michelangelo is renowned artist James Turrell who has finally completed his own […]

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Futura Set to Paint Live at colette

colette is adding more exclusive art to its Chanel installation, which already boasted custom Karl Lagerfeld T-shirts. Futura is stopping by for a live painting demo. The storied street artist will stop by the store today, November 20 at 1 p.m. The subject matter hasn’t been disclosed but its pretty fair to assume Futura will […]

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Larry Luk Unveils Air Jordan 1-Inspired “Rainbow Study” Rug

Acclaimed designer Larry Luk is expanding his much-coveted Air Jordan 1 art series with a new “Rainbow Study” rug. The Atlanta native, whose latest piece is part of his collaborative partnership with Seattle-based lifestyle company Spilled, stated, “I aimed to include all the classic, and most-essential, colorways of the Air Jordan 1 in this composition.” […]

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Shepard Fairey Opens His First LA Show in 10 Years

Named after the 1981 Black Flag album Damaged, Shepard Fairey’s latest show is the first in his hometown LA in 10 years. The presentation is vastly impressive, bringing over 200 pieces he’s made since 2015 under one roof. Everything from his iconic style screenprints to sculptures and newly up-cycled works can be seen, as well […]

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Ross+Kramer Gallery Spotlights Monumental Works by Keith Haring & Banksy

Seasoned art dealers Ryan Ross and Todd Kramer have recently opened a new gallery in New York City’s Upper East Side district. For their first show titled “In Behalf of Causes,” the duo presents a gamut of rare paintings, drawings and sculptures created by iconic artists Keith Haring and Banksy. The exhibit is a really special […]

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Arsham/Fieg Gallery’s Second Exhibition “CONFIGURATION” Opened Today

Following our brief introduction to the upcoming exhibition, Adam Lister’s show “CONFIGURATION” officially opens today at the Arsham/Fieg Gallery in KITH SoHo. The exhibition will feature a selection of Lister’s best geometric reductive watercolor paintings that combine deconstructed and minimal aesthetics of pixelated graphics using the fluidity of watercolor. Based on the reinterpretations of iconic […]

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Blondey McCoy & Burberry Create Three Hand-Painted Murals in NYC

When he’s not shredding for Palace Skateboards or designing new wares for Thames London, Blondey McCoy is perhaps creating photomontages and other diverse artwork in his spare time. The British multi-creative has flaunted his artistic abilities on three hand-painted murals in New York exclusively for Burberry. The collaboration marks McCoy’s largest work to date with […]

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NYCHOS Takes the Anatomy of Gaming Literally for ‘Dissection of Super Mario’ Print

NYCHOS is making the world see the gaming industry’s most recognizable figure in a completely different light. Known as the Dissection of Super Mario, the latest print from NYCHOS presents an anatomically-revealing take on the classic video game hero; there’s nothing lighthearted and kid-friendly here, just the gore and guts that come with the normal […]

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British Life As Portrayed in Burberry’s “Here We Are” Exhibit With Curator Lucy Kamara Moore

“I love it when people simply enjoy the photos. And if there were something here that could inspire them to express themselves.” Words from curator Lucy Kumara Moore after a walk-through of the expansive “Here We Are” exhibit for Burberry, a show which fills two floors of space with the work of over 30 British […]

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MADSAKI Opens First-Ever Solo Exhibit at Galerie Perrotin Seoul

Acclaimed Japanese artist and Kaikai Kiki affiliate MADSAKI is set to launch his first solo exhibition at Galerie Perrotin Seoul. Titled “Bada Bing, Bada Boom,” the upcoming showcase will spotlight new paintings inspired by cult American films such as Roman Holiday, Léon: The Professional, Rebel Without a Cause, Gone With the Wind, Indiana Jones and […]

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Rare Photos by Late Actor Anton Yelchin Will Be Featured in Upcoming NYC Exhibit

De Buck Gallery in New York City will present a new exhibition dedicated to the photographic work of the late actor, Anton Yelchin. Entitled “Anton Yelchin: Provocative Beauty,” the upcoming presentation will spotlight a total of 54 photos culled from Yelchin’s extensive portfolio spanning six years. “At the time of his tragic passing at the age of […]

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Hebru Brantley Unveils a Huge ‘Fly Boy’-Inspired Sculpture for Designer Con 2017

Not long ago celebrated artist Hebru Brantley linked up with Billionaire Boys Club for exclusive vinyl figures. This time around, Brantley unveils a large sculpture inspired by his signature Fly Boy character. Entitled Blue Note, the sculpture features the character squatting with a magnifying class. It is currently on display at Designer Con 2017—an annual […]

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Paris Photo 2017 Is a Showcase of the World’s Most Renowned Photographers

Over 180 galleries and art book dealers from across the world have come together at the 21st Paris Photo exhibition being held in the city’s historic Grand Palais. Art and photography lovers will be able to find everything from documentary photography to abstract images and stylised shoots from some of the world’s most renowned photographers […]

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