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The Louvre Abu Dhabi Is Finally Opening This November

After numerous delays, The Louvre Abu Dhabi is set to finally open this coming November 11. The sprawling, dome-shaped institution designed by storied French architect Jean Nouvel is situated on Saadiyat Island near the coast of the United Arab Emirates capital. To commemorate the launch this fall, the museum will host a wide array of […]

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Banksy Opens an Official Gift Shop at the Walled off Hotel

Banksy has just taken to Instagram to announce the official gift shop for the Walled Off Hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The secretive artist took over a ramshackle building in Bethlehem last March to open the establishment that is filled with politically-charged works as a response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Accompanying the announcement […]

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An In-Depth Look Inside Ari Marcopoulos’s “Machine” Exhibition

This past July, we reported on the new Ari Marcopoulos exhibition “Machine,” which just opened it doors to the public last weekend on Saturday, September 2. Happening now at Frank Elbaz Gallery in Paris, France, “Machine” stands as an extensive exploration of striking music photography and a veteran photographer’s rare archival work; photos of JAY-Z, […]

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Here’s a Recap of Trevor ‘Trouble’ Andrew’s “The Real Buy” Exhibit Opening in NYC

Renowned for his GucciGhost project, artist Trevor Trouble Andrew has officially launched his solo exhibit titled “The Real Buy” at Milk Gallery in New York City. The showcase is a retrospective filled with archival paintings, collaborative Gucci apparel, and a slew of DIY artworks. Definitely the most eye-catching piece in the presentation is the car […]

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Rae Sremmurd Debuts Interior Art From Their Upcoming Comic Book

Independent comic book publisher Valiant has teamed together with Mississippi-based rap duo Rae Sremmurd to produce Shadowman/Rae Sremmurd #1 alongside the musically-inclined titular hero; take an exclusive look at the book’s interior artwork above. This will be Rae Sremmurd’s first comic book appearance, it follows a long line of musical acts crossing over into comics like Run […]

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An Exclusive First Look at Daniel Arsham’s ‘Future Relic 08’

After months of clues, Daniel Arsham has finally given us the first exclusive look at his long-anticipated Future Relic 08. The latest, cast plaster object is the penultimate iteration of the enthralling art project that highlighted a diverse collection of nostalgia-inducing items such as a Polaroid camera, a cassette tape, and even a Sony Walkman. The […]

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Daniel Arsham Unravels the Mystery Behind His ‘Lunar Garden’ Installation

Tucked in the back section of New York City’s Cadillac House is Daniel Arsham’s new Lunar Garden installation, made in collaboration with the multi-media company, Visionaire. One step inside the space and you’re immediately transported into a mystical world where time is an illusion and ambient sounds lull you into a state of calm. A […]

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SEX Skateboards Founder Louis Slater Talks About His Unique Artworks

Outside of his duly-hyped work with SEX Skateboards, the brand’s founder Louis Slater also dabbles in art. With that in mind, Slater has recently given an interview about his exploits in that adjacent field. Speaking to HERO magazine, he discusses a host of different topics, including the skate scene in Sheffield and the influences of both music […]

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Tom Sachs Opens “Objects of Devotion” at Sperone Westwater Gallery

Tom Sachs has launched his fourth solo exhibit at the Sperone Westwater gallery in New York City. Titled “Objects of Devotion,” the immersive showcase will highlight an extensive array of Sachs’s handmade projects—under his bricolage ethos—that were created from everyday found materials such as plywood, Tyvek, and other common items. Notable artworks in the upcoming […]

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Stunning Street Art Murals From POW! WOW! Worcester 2017

The second annual POW! WOW! Worcester festival concluded this past weekend and there’s a plethora of amazing street artwork to peruse from the Massachusetts city. POW! WOW! founder/artist Jasper Wong enlisted Che Anderson and Jessica Walsh to organize the ten-day function that is not only comprised of large-scale murals but an event that fosters creativity […]

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Feast Your Eyes on the World’s Tallest Sand Castle

The Guinness Book of World Records has officially named a 54-foot tall sand castle in Duisburg, Germany as the world’s tallest. Using over 3,500 tons of sand, a collective of designers from 10 different countries took approximately three weeks to build the intricate sand artwork. The castle’s design depicts renowned landmarks from all across the […]

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Alexander Bortz Is the Latest Subject of Our Diposable Camera Series

After just recently wrapping up the final show of his A Melancholic Wet Dream tour across Asia, Alexander Bortz is slowly making his way back to the States where the Los Angeles stop of his tour awaits. Travelling through Tokyo, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, the 24-year-old’s hypnotizing interplay of erotic motion and color showcased a much more intimate eye than […]

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Bruce Weber Shares Never-Before-Seen Photos of ’90s Celebs

Renowned photographer Bruce Weber has lensed some of the biggest stars for the glossiest covers and campaigns. For the upcoming issue of CR Fashion Book, Weber shares never-before-seen photographs of iconic ’90s celebrities. The archival series, titled “bedtime stories,” features brilliant images of Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Mark Wahlberg, Red Hot […]

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Daniel Arsham’s Giant Sand ‘Lunar Garden’ Lands in New York City

Contemporary artist Daniel Arsham’s latest project, Lunar Garden, re-interprets a traditional Japanese zen garden with sculptural casts and sounds for a fully immersive experience. Housed in New York City’s The Gallery at Cadillac House and curated by Visionaire, Lunar Garden is a continuation of Arsham’s series of work that pivots on sand paintings and color gradients, […]

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Mutant Installations, Space Sculptures, & More Extraordinary Artworks

As cliche as it sounds, passion is the root of all masterful artworks. It took Michelangelo two years worth of insurmountable dedication and hard work to create his large-scale David sculpture. That same gusto is found in artists today from across the globe. For example, artist-duo Lisa and Robert Ferguson created a humongous bear sculpture […]

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Google & Award-Winning Artist Break Down ‘How to Fix a Toilet and Other Things We Couldn’t Do Without Search’

As Google’s own research has discovered, “how to…” posts have increased by more than 140% since 2004. In the past 13 years, the denizens of the world wide web have headed over to Google to learn how to master all sorts of home improvement skills, utilizing the “how to” search to pick up some amateur […]

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Photos of the Wildest Art Installations at Burning Man Festival 2017

Burning Man festival 2017 launched this past weekend, attracting over 70,000 visitors from all across the globe. The week-long gathering takes place at the Black Rock Desert in Nevada and it’s jam-packed with over 130 musical performances, outlandish costumes, celebrity sightings, and of course, insane art installations. This year, showrunners commissioned artists to create large-scale […]

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