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Graphic Artist YOSHIROTTEN Takes Over BEAMS Harajuku

Graphic artist YOSHIROTTEN has been tapped for the latest edition of BEAMS’ PLAN B artist series. PLAN B is an experimental, year-old multimedia program in which artists are given free range over a BEAMS store for a one-night art event. PLAN B’s 45th staging, this show marks YOSHIROTTEN’s debut performance at the BEAMS-hosted event. Dubbed […]

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Dover Street Market to Open Pop-Up Bookstore

Dover Street Market is opening a pop-up bookstore courtesy of Dia Art. Located in Quemado, New Mexico, the space will be erected to promote two books commemorating Walter De Maria’s artwork. Posted close to De Maria’s New Mexico-based artwork, ‘The Lightning Field,’ the bookstore will offer two De Maria-focused books — Artists on Walter De […]

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Ian Strange’s Art and Design Processes Is Unveiled in New “Private View” Video

Australian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Ian Strange is a street artist turned installation artist that reconstructs houses and slices negative spaces into them. Strange pulls the innards out of bungalows and terraces then paints the insides in jarring blocks of color. His work is meant to express, but also allows him the time to explore the emotions people attach to their […]

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Watch Artist James Lake Create Intricate Sculptures out of Cardboard

Cardboard is the material of choice for British sculptor James Lake. Since he lost his leg to bone cancer in 1997, the unconventional artist has continued to deconstruct and re-assembles cardboard pieces to create large-scale sculptures that portray human figures. Courtesy of packaging imprint Rajapack, Lake is spotlighted in a new process video entitled “The […]

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Pete Souza Publishes Photography Book ‘Obama: An Intimate Portrait’

Pete Souza, the Chief Official White House Photographer for both U.S. Presidents, Ronald Regan and Barack Obama, has just released a 352-page book documenting his favorite photos of Obama’s eight-year tenure. As Chief Photographer, Souza had top-level security clearance and effectively shadowed Obama at every major meeting and event. “I was there all the time” […]

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WeTransfer Reveals Online Exhibition of Previously Unseen Ryan McGinley Photographs

Highly-acclaimed photographer Ryan McGinley has recently had a set of 15 never-before-seen photographs shared on WeTransfer. The online gallery has been curated by New York Times Magazine photography director Kathy Ryan, with whom the New York-based photographer recently sat down with to discuss the details of his upbringing and methodologies, in addition to how he sees and shoots […]

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Kidrobot Links with The Andy Warhol Foundation to Launch Soup Can Chess Set

Kidrobot has joined forces with The Andy Warhol Foundation to launch a special chess set. Its multicolored board incorporates felt detailing while its normal chess pieces are swapped in by using Warhol’s notable Campbell’s soup cans. One side displays the cans in their classic iconic red and white colors while the opposing pieces spice things […]

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Kidrobot Links with The Andy Warhol Foundation to Launch Soup Can Chess Set

Kidrobot has joined forces with The Andy Warhol Foundation to launch a special chess set. Its multicolored board incorporates felt detailing while its normal chess pieces are swapped in by using Warhol’s notable Campbell’s soup cans. One side displays the cans in their classic iconic red and white colors while the opposing pieces spice things […]

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Shepard Fairey to Launch Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition in LA

Shepard Fairey will open his largest solo exhibition at his Library Street Collective gallery in Los Angeles, California. Titled “Damage,” the immense presentation will spotlight approximately 200 works spanning never-before-seen paintings, large-scale sculptures, interactive installations, and more. Collectively, the show marks ten years since Fairey hosted an exhibit at his hometown of LA. The name […]

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Shepard Fairey to Launch Largest-Ever Solo Exhibition in LA

Shepard Fairey will open his largest solo exhibition at his Library Street Collective gallery in Los Angeles, California. Titled “Damage,” the immense presentation will spotlight approximately 200 works spanning never-before-seen paintings, large-scale sculptures, interactive installations, and more. Collectively, the show marks ten years since Fairey hosted an exhibit at his hometown of LA. The name […]

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How Adam Lucas Turned the Viral Success of Hanksy Into a Viable Art Career

“Hanksy started out as a joke,” said artist Adam Lucas. In 2011, the New York City-based creative became an overnight Internet sensation after he superimposed Tom Hanks’s face onto a Banksy-inspired wheatpaste in NYC’s NoLIta neighborhood. For the past six years, Lucas, under the enigmatic alias Hanksy, has transformed pop culture figures into sardonic street art memes. One of […]

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How Adam Lucas Turned the Viral Success of Hanksy Into a Viable Art Career

“Hanksy started out as a joke,” said artist Adam Lucas. In 2011, the New York City-based creative became an overnight Internet sensation after he superimposed Tom Hanks’s face onto a Banksy-inspired wheatpaste in NYC’s NoLIta neighborhood. For the past six years, Lucas, under the enigmatic alias Hanksy, has transformed pop culture figures into sardonic street art memes. One of […]

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Cindy Sherman for Supreme, Off-White™ Installation & More Major Art Events

Artists collaborating with fashion brands is nothing new, but there has been a surge as of late. Take, for example, Dan Witz’s hyperrealistic mosh paintings for Dior Homme’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection, or more recently, iconic photographer Cindy Sherman designing limited edition skate decks for Supreme. These partnerships aim to promote both the artwork and product, […]

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COS & Snarkitecture’s “Loop” Offers a Universal Experience

Following installations in Milan and Los Angeles, COS and Snarkitecture have joined forces once again for their first-ever exhibition in Seoul. Inspired by children’s toys, their “Loop” installation is a combination of 100,000 glass marbles constantly running along 400 meters of intricate metal track. Designed entirely by Snarkitecture and manufactured in Korea, “Loop” invites visitors […]

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Burberry Brings “Here We Are” Photography Exhibition to Hong Kong

Chronicling iconic shots of British culture over the decades, Burberry’s “Here We Are” photographic exhibition touches down in Hong Kong on November 11. Running for nine days at Queen’s Road Central, the exhibition features work by a number of photographers, including Shirley Baker, Janette Beckman, Ian Berry, and Ken Russell and has been curated by Burberry’s soon-to-depart […]

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