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A Closer Look at Tomokazu Matsuyama’s “Afternoon Delight” Show at the Arsham/Fieg Gallery

Tomokazu Mastuyama’s “Afternoon Delight” show has been open to public since December, when we first featured it, and now we can take a closer look at the full exhibition. The gallery itself is a joint venture between Daniel Arsham and Ronnie Fieg, with the space being placed on KITH’s second floor. The duo have given […]

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Aaron Bondaroff Officially Steps Down from KNOW WAVE

Along with his recent resignation from the Moran Bondaroff gallery, art dealer Aaron Bondaroff has now officially resigned from online radio and community platform KNOW WAVE. The decision to step down stems from his recent allegations of nonconsensual sexual misconduct from three separate women, within incidents involving verbal and physical abuse. KNOW WAVE will continue […]

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Best New Art: Pablo Picasso, Nobuyoshi Araki, POW! WOW! Hawaii 2018 & More

Portraits have been utilized for the past five hundred years, spotlighting an artist’s desired subject that is either drawn, painted, photographed, or sculpted. From Titian of the Renaissance era to Ai Weiwei of today’s selfie-obsessed society, the artistic concept has greatly evolved with artists creating portraits in a number of unconventional ways. One example is […]

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The Death of Street Art Troll Hanksy

HYPEBEAST Impressions is an ongoing video series that delves into the mind of today’s leading art contemporaries. For our second installment, we got an exclusive look inside New York City-based artist Adam Lucas’s studio in Chinatown. Lucas, formerly known as the notorious street artist Hanksy, made a name for himself by reproducing pop culture figures […]

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Streetsnaps: Takashi Murakami

Last week, Takashi Murakami took to Vancouver, Canada to officially open his latest retrospective “The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg.” The extensive exhibition held at the Vancouver Art Gallery featured a grand display of large-scale paintings, sculptures and installations that offer a full look at the iconic Japanese artist’s lauded career. With the opening of the exhibition […]

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Aaron Bondaroff Resigns Following Accusations of Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

Los Angeles-based art dealer Aaron Bondaroff recently resigned from his position at the Moran Bondaroff gallery following accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior. Throughout the years, Bondaroff has served as an influential figure in the creative industry, first making a name for himself as a Supreme brand ambassador, then providing a platform for emerging artist at his […]

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A Look Inside Takashi Murakami’s “The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg” Exhibit in Vancouver

Takashi Murakami recently launched his first-ever retrospective in Vancouver, Canada entitled “The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg” that was planned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The extensive exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery puts on a grand display of large-scale paintings, sculptures, and installations that portray the iconic Japanese artist’s signature cast of […]

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Cleon Peterson & Modernica Unveil Chair Collection

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver has teamed up with visually talented Cleon Peterson and Modernica to release limited edition furniture alongside the “Shadow of Men” exhibition, which opened yesterday. The Case Study Chairs made of black and white woven jacquard depict Cleon’s artwork exploring themes of violence, political corruption and the bleak future of the social conscience. Each […]

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Takashi Murakami’s ‘The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg’ Arrives in Vancouver

Takashi Murakami’s “The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg” retrospective, organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, is now open at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Murakami arrived in Canada to open his showcase on the eve of his 56th birthday. To mark the event, the mayor presented Murakami with a special plaque declaring the artist’s birthday […]

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Massive Balloon Installation Fills Lincoln Center for New York City Ballet Art Series

Los Angeles-based artist Geronimo, aka Jihan Zencirli, created a large-scale balloon installation for Manhattan’s Lincoln Center, produced in collaboration with the New York City Ballet as part of its Art Series. The massive installation sees huge segments of large, brightly colored spherical spheres that float in space and hang on the facades of the building’s […]

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Check Out All Submissions from Skypixel and DJI’s Aerial Photography Competition

DJI and Skypixel has just announced the winner for the 2017 aerial photography competition, revealing breathtaking views of the earth from above. Each year, contests like this reveal incredible scenes from the natural world that would otherwise remain hidden. The contest features both professional and enthusiast winners  within the following categories: landscape, portrait, story, as well […]

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Tate Modern Launches First Solo Pablo Picasso Exhibit Featuring Iconic Works

Tate Modern is preparing for its first-ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition entitled “Love, Fame, Tragedy.” A total of 100 paintings, sculptures, and drawings alongside intimate family photographs will be on display. Collectively, there will be a broad swathe of nude artworks produced around 1932 with a majority featuring his lover Marie-Thérèse. View the teaser below […]

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Sam Friedman to Launch “Rainy Days” Exhibit at Arsham/Fieg Gallery

New York-based artist Sam Friedman is next to take over the Arsham/Fieg Gallery located in KITH SoHo in New York City. Friedman is recognized for creating abstract and representational paintings of natural landscapes. For this show titled “Rainy Days,” the artist created a handful of miniature, colorful paintings (60H x 48W inches) portraying rainstorms, sunsets, […]

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Watch German Filmmaker Wim Wenders on Capturing Intimate Polaroid Images

Oscar-nominated German filmmaker Wim Wenders is the subject of NOWNESS’ latest Photographers in Focus video series. In the intimate clip, Wenders asserts his longtime passion for capturing Polaroid images. Although Polaroid captures are immediate and disposable, the filmmaker expressed that the medium offers prolonged memories of a fleeting moment and how the act of gifting these […]

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The Vatican Will Host an Expansive Andy Warhol Exhibition

The Vatican Museums have announced a career-spanning exhibition from pop artist Andy Warhol next year. The event will coincide with the 25th anniversary of Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum, which will contribute artwork to the event. Rome’s Braccio di Carlo Magno will host the exhibit, which will focus on Warhol’s religious works. The Vatican Museums’ director, […]

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KAWS’s New ‘SEEING/WATCHING’ Permanent Sculpture Brings Companion & BFF Together

Acclaimed artist KAWS recently announced that his next large-scale permanent sculpture will bring his signature Companion and BFF characters together. Titled KAWS:SEEING/WATCHING, the eight-meter tall bronze sculpture was created in partnership with curator AllRightsReserved and will be displayed at the new Changsha International Finance Square developed by the Wharf Group. Celebrating the opening of Changsha IFS, […]

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