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Virgil Abloh & Louis Vuitton Unveil Special Artworks to Celebrate SS19 Collection

To further commemorate the release of Virgil Abloh‘s Spring/Summer 2019 debut collection that was inspired by the 1932 classic film The Wizard of Oz, Louis Vuitton has installed a psychedelic window installation at its New York 5th Avenue space and Los Angeles Rodeo Drive. Standing 12 stories high, the eye-grabbing artwork portrays a multi-colored model inside a […]

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Banksy’s Self-Shredded Artwork Heads to Germany

Banksy’s notorious Love is in the Bin painting will see its first museum show in Germany. The private owner of the artwork is loaning the piece to the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden where it will go on display for one month. The notorious artwork made headlines last October during a Sotheby’s auction in London […]

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Artist Mathew Zefeldt Reinterprets ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Scenes in New Paintings

The Hole gallery in New York City is currently hosting Minneapolis-based artist Mathew Zefeldt’s first solo exhibition. Entitled “Customizable Realities,” the presentation is essentially an immersive installation filled with Zefeldt’s new series of post-analog paintings inspired by Rockstar Games’ cult-video game franchise, Grand Theft Auto. A total of eight oil on panel paintings are displayed […]

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Best Art Drops: Celebratory Neon Works, Erotic Illustrations & More

Every week we spotlight the best art drops by notable artists, galleries, museums and contemporary art platforms across the globe. Listed items typically encompass original artworks, prints, collectible figures, collaborative merchandise and more. For this week’s installment, we spotlight commemorative neon sculptures by rising artist Juno Shen for Chinese New Year, Petite Luxures’ latest print entitled […]

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MCA Chicago Releases Advance Tickets for Virgil Abloh’s “Figures of Speech” Exhibition

This summer, MCA Chicago will host Virgil Abloh’s first museum exhibition entitled “Figures of Speech.” Set against an immersive space designed by Rem Koolhaas’ OMA*AMO firm, the momentous presentation will spotlight the Off-White™founder’s career highlights including his signature clothing collections, a documentary video of his fashion shows, furniture designs, graphic design works, and collaborative projects […]

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Damien Hirst’s Massive ‘Demon with Bowl’ Sculpture Heads to Las Vegas

Damien Hirst’s massive Demon With Bowl (Exhibition Enlargement) made its public debut back in 2017 as part of the iconic artist’s monumental exhibition entitled “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable” in Venice. Now, the headless 60-foot statue made of bronze and cast resin is currently being installed inside a swimming pool at the newly-renovated […]

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Daniel Arsham Brings “Static Mythologies” to Amsterdam’s Galerie Ron Mandos

Following the announcement of his “Connecting Time” exhibition at the MOCO museum, Daniel Arsham is set to launch another concurrent show at Amsterdam’s Galerie Ron Mandos. Entitled “Static Mythologies,” the expansive presentation will feature new works that invoke his ongoing Fictional Archaeology series alongside a reimagined Lunar Garden installation — one of the artist’s signature […]

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Catch Young Thug Checking out the “Young Thug as Paintings” Exhibition in Miami

Continuing to serve as the place to see the most iconic contemporary art, Art Basel Miami 2018 hosted artist Hajar Benjida’s “Young Thug as Paintings” exhibition. During the showing, rapper Young Thug stopped by to take in the art pieces inspired by the poses he strikes in photos. Revealing his thoughts on Benjida’s work, Thugger […]

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The Largest Picasso Exhibition in China Will Open This Year

The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing will host China’s largest exhibition of Pablo Picasso works this summer. The monumental presentation was made in conjunction with the Musée national Picasso-Paris to display a total of 103 pieces spanning paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Collectively, these distinct works were made by the iconic […]

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“Futura: The Five Elements” Exhibition to Display Over 60 Original Paintings

Futura is kicking off 2019 with a monumental new exhibition at Berlin’s Urban Spree space. Entitled “Futura: The Five Elements,” the graffiti legend will showcase over 60 new paintings. Taking on the theme called “Creation of the Universe,” these original paintings will feature his signature motifs and dynamic visuals such as spray-painted atoms, drops, dots, […]

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Peter Gronquist to Debut New Experimental Works in “Shape Shifter” Exhibition

Peter Gronquist will unveil new experimental works at his upcoming exhibition at Unit London entitled “Shape Shifter.” The forthcoming showcase will see diverse new pieces by the American multidisciplinary artist spanning paintings, sculptures, and installations made using “aluminum, ceramic, mirrors and the environment itself,” said the gallery. Highlights include the Cloudbreak tondo and Scribble painting […]

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Conservator Finds Secret Basquiat Drawings in 1981 Painting

New York-based conservator Emily Macdonald-Korth recently found Jean-Michel Basquiat’s secret drawings after being tasked to authenticate and examine a private owner’s Untitled 1981 painting by the late iconic artist. In her investigation, Macdonald-Korth found the concealed sketches that were drawn by Basquiat ostensibly with UV paint. The never-before-seen drawings portray a series of arrows that […]

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Best Art Drops: Billionaire Boys Club Daruma Dolls, Andy Warhol Catalog & More

Every week we spotlight the best art drops by leading artists, galleries, museums and contemporary art platforms across the globe. Listed items typically encompass original artworks, prints, collectible figures, collaborative merchandise and more. Ringing in the new year is a diverse batch of art objects spanning hand-painted Daruma Dolls by Billionaire Boys Club, Phaidon’s recently-released Andy […]

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Tom Sachs Challenges the Swiss Brand in “The Pack” Exhibition

Following up on his Swiss Passport Office installation during Frieze Week in September, artist Tom Sachs continues his exploration and fascination of Switzerland with his latest exhibition. An homage to Joseph Beuys’s 1969 artwork of the same name, The Pack includes a series of sculptures that challenge the country’s pristine reputation as an idealized society. Referencing modern day […]

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Advent Calendar Day 25: Felipe Pantone x Configurable Art $1000 USD Code

This past July, Felipe Pantone introduced a groundbreaking DIY-centric platform entitled Configurable Art that allows users to build unique creations using an unlimited number of elements. Examples include computer-generated graphics, colorful glitches, and jagged grids. Collectively, the platform is a first of its kind with consumers designing works using Pantone’s BuildYourOwn™ tool on the project’s […]

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Aspen Art Museum Examines The Living Dead In “Zombies: Pay Attention!” Exhibit

The Aspen Art Museum in Colorado recently launched its latest exhibition entitled “Zombies: Pay Attention.” The presentation is an in-depth exploration on the “living dead” within contemporary culture, as per the institution. Works include “George Romero’s cult-classic film Night Of The Living Dead (1968) to the popularity of contemporary television shows The Walking Dead and […]

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