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A Look Inside Takashi Murakami’s “The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg” Exhibit at MCA Chicago

This past April, Takashi Murakami announced his latest exhibit titled “The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg” that is set to launch at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Illinois. The extensive presentation acts as an homage to MCA’s 50th anniversary this year and it will feature over 50 pieces spanning signature “super flat” paintings […]

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‘Luminarium’: The Architects of AIR Will Bring Their Immersive Inflatable Sculpture to Maryland

In 1992, UK-based design firm Architects of AIR created an inflatable walk-in sculpture called Luminarium that was made using only plastic sheeting and an air compressor. The monumental installation has been placed in 40 countries and continues to be a popular attraction as over two million people have interacted with the immersive creation. Inside the […]

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Cam Kirk Is Hip-Hop’s Most Trusted Photographer, Now He’s Teaching Everything He’s Learned

Photographer Cam Kirk has a way with gaining the trust of the musicians and celebrities he’s taking portraits of. There’s humility in his personality and a focused drive to his method. These are just some of the reasons why he’s so easily approachable and understanding when it comes any creative collaboration. The talent is obviously there — […]

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A Look Inside Mark Gonzales’ “Fower Plower” Exhibit in LA

This past May, Mark Gonzales announced his upcoming exhibition called “Fower Plower” at HVW8 gallery in Los Angeles, California. The New York-based artist/skateboarder’s latest showcase will have a new series of floral paintings on display alongside a collection of prints and other fauna that center upon color theory, mood and theology. Of course, his iconic […]

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Basquiat’s Unseen Teenage Portraits to Be Shown at House of Roulx

Nearly one week after Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled artwork sold for a record $110 million USD, unseen images of the iconic artist are scheduled to go on display at the Massachusetts-based art retailer House of Roulx. After a three-decade hiatus from the art world, Al Diaz — who co-founded the collective SAMO© with Basquiat in the 1970s — has […]

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Vhils’ First Ever Solo Exhibition in Macau Will Feature His Ongoing “Debris” Series

Portuguese street artist Vhils is set to launch his first solo exhibition in Macau that centers upon his ongoing “Debris” series. The forthcoming showcase, made in collaboration with the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Foundation (HOCA), will feature an extensive array of work, spanning new billboard pieces created using recycled posters found in the Chinese city […]

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teamLab’s New Singapore Exhibit Is Filled With Giant Color-Changing Balls

After transforming a massive natural park in Japan into a glowing wonderland, teamLab is now opening an impressive new experience at National Gallery Singapore. Dubbed “Homogenizing and Transforming World,” the eye-catching showcase features large color-changing balls that float in the air and “communicate with one another via wireless connection,” teamLab told HYPEBEAST. The presentation was […]

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Josh Keyes Prepares to Launch His ‘Implosion’ Exhibit at the Thinkspace Gallery

Sure to be greeted with much fanfare, acclaimed contemporary artist Josh Keyes prepares to unveil his highly-anticipated Implosion exhibit at the Thinkspace Gallery in California. Revered for his work exposing various graffiti tags in a barrage of settings, both natural and unexpected, we take a look here at two such renderings that emphasize the latter. […]

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Mark Gonzales Releases Two New Floral Prints

Iconic skateboarder and designer Mark Gonzales has always been known for his artistic ability, which he is now flexing through two new prints of his that have showed up online. The 18 x 18 inch displays, named Flower and Jacobs, both feature floral designs with a variety of colors used to express the beauty of nature. […]

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Juxtapoz & Urban Nation’s New Group Show Will Spotlight a Wide Array of Contemporary Art Creations

Juxtapoz has joined forces with Urban Nation on a group show called “What In the World: The Juxtapoz Edition.” The colorful showcase curated by the publication’s own editor-in-chief, Evan Pricco, is currently being held at the contemporary art institution, which is located in Berlin’s Schöneberg district. Acclaimed artists from around the globe have displayed their […]

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