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Major Street Art & Graffiti Retrospective “Beyond the Streets” Is Coming to LA

Graffiti and street art expert Roger Gastman is once again launching his massive “Beyond the Streets” exhibition in Los Angeles, California. The extensive showcase will feature original artworks by renowned artists such as Takashi Murakami, Jenny Holzer, Shepard Fairey, REVOK, Futura, Felipe Pantone, RETNA, FAILE, Paul Insect, Invader, Martha Cooper, and much more. Site-specific installations […]

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Best New Art: Banksy Invades NYC, James Jean’s Stained Glass Works & More

From the Code of Hammurabi in 1754 B.C., to Banksy’s street art stencils in 2018, politically-engaged art continues to be one of the most prominent types of works created across the globe today. These pieces don’t necessarily have to be public works of art, but they can also appear as commissioned works in museums, galleries and […]

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Artist Uses Ghost-Like Textiles to Create Replica of Demolished Car

Montreal-based artist Jannick Deslauriers is widely-recognized for her ghost-like sculptures made of delicate fabric. Deslauriers is currently presenting new works at the Art Mûr Montreal spanning life-sized versions of a demolished car, train models, and telephone lines. Each piece is crafted out of transparent textiles such as aluminum mesh, silk, and tulle. Take a look […]

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Keiichi Tanaami & Oliver Payne’s “Perfect Cherry Blossom” Exhibit Arrives in Japan

In 2012, renowned British artist-filmmaker and Supreme collaborator Oliver Payne teamed up with legendary Post-War Japanese artist Keiichi Tanaami on a collaborative exhibit called “Perfect Cherry Blossom.” Following a residency at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, the show is now being hosted at the NANZUKA gallery in Tokyo, Japan. The partnered showcase features new […]

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ALBERTINA Museum Celebrates 60 Years of Keith Haring

The ALBERTINA Museum has chosen to honor Keith Haring with a commemorative exhibition —  paying respects to the late artist and his extensive body of work. The American artist, who would have turned 60-years young in 2018, has long been recognized for his creative contributions, which aside from obvious artistic merits, touched on various social […]

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teamLab Brings Remarkable 3D Installation “Beyond the Limits” To Paris

First introduced at the National Gallery Singapore, stunning immersive visuals by teamlab are set to arrive in Paris. The Japanese design firm has announced a 2,000 square meter exhibition at La Villette, Paris. It plans on forming a vast space allowing visitors to interact with a digital world through their own bodies. Named “”Au-Delà des […]

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Virgil Abloh’s ‘Pay per View’ Exhibit Tackles Conditioned Consumption

Currently showing at Takashi Murakami’s Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Tokyo, Virgil Abloh’s “PAY PER VIEW” exhibition touches on the conditioned consumerism that has plagued humans. In a nod to the work of Kazimir Severinovich Malevich, Abloh takes aim at one of the oldest form of advertising, repainting the logos of billboard companies that have force-fed […]

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Multiple Unconfirmed Banksy Murals Appear in New York

Following Banksy’s tribute to the imprisoned Turkish painter, Zehra Doğan, the notorious street artist may have sprinkled a few more pieces around NYC. While the stencils have not yet been shared on his Instagram to confirm their authenticity, they surely share his famed aesthetic. The first piece includes the phrase, ‘you loot we shoot,’ as […]

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Contemporary Artist Flore Debuts First Solo Show at Art Angels Gallery

Brooklyn-born contemporary fine artist Flore, also known as Christopher Florentino, debuts his first solo exhibition at the Los Angeles gallery, Art Angels. Titled “A Perpetual Compulsive Repetition of Words,” the show will be a voyeuristic journey into Flore’s headspace from the past year. Intentionally choosing words that leave room for multiple interpretations, Flore creates space […]

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Is H&M’s Graffiti Scandal Apology Too Little Too Late?

In the past year, H&M has been continuously rebuked for foul play, from allegedly copying designs from high-end labels such as Vetements, to sending the Internet ablaze over its “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie design. Now, the fast fashion giant has landed under fire for issuing a lawsuit against street artist Jason “REVOK” Williams. The […]

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