Tonight in Los Angeles, Hero Complex Gallery will be opening a 30th Anniversary Art Celebration for The Legend Of Zelda. The action-adventure video game from Nintendo has certainly developed a cult following through the years so expect many of the iconic images be used by the artists in the group exhibition including Link, Princess Zelda (illustrated by Audrey Pongracz above), and the Triforce.
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Tomorrow night (February 27th) at Thinkspace Gallery, a show will be opening featuring the work of artistic duos known for their work on the streets. In collaboration with Berlin’s Urban Nation, DUO will feature Best/Ever, Cyrcle, Jana & JS, Nevercrew, Snik, Telmo Miel (seen above) and Yok & Sheryo (who will also be creating a special installation and mural). Check out more preview images below…
Continuing their partnership with Pangeaseed, artistic duo Kozyndan recently released a new print entitled Celestial Bodies. Their love for the oceans is well known, so this this whimsical piece revisiting their riff on the narwhal is a perfect project to collaborate on with the for-benefit company trying to help to save the seas through ocean-inspired art. The edition is out of 100, sized at 36″ x 24″, and will cost $250 if you are interested. It’s available here. Discuss Kozyndan here.
Currently at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center, Passage is an exhibition from sculptor and installation artist Do Ho Suh and will be on display through September 11th. Known for his rumination on the idea of a home and his ethereal life size fabric reproductions of structures and everyday objects, he draws from his experiences of living and traveling throughout the world. Along with site specific installations, the South Korea-born artist has included two new video installations, rubbings, works on paper, scale models and documentary materials that […]
On March 12th, fans in Los Angeles are in for a treat as Eric Yahnker will be opening his first solo in the area in nearly three years. Entitled Noah’s Yacht, the exhibition hosted by Zevitas Marcus will feature all new graphite and colored pencil drawings from the locally-based artist. Showing a sharp wit when delving into his favorite subject matters of pop culture and politics, Yahnker brings a special brand of irreverence and satire. This is evident in the piece above entitled Purple Lives Matter […]
Currently at Underdogs in Lisbon, a show from Pedro Matos is on view through April 2nd. Less Than Objects continues a line of work that the Portuguese artist last exhibited at the end of last year in Milan (covered) that are rendered mostly on linen canvases. Some of the abstract textures painted by the Matos seem to mimic the beautiful decay and imperfections seen in urban settings, not surprising when taking into account his time spent on the streets as a young artist. Discuss Pedro Matos here.
If you are the birthplace of Vincent Van Gogh, you are allowed to commemorate the 125th anniversary of his death in style. Zundert, a small town in the Netherlands near the Belgian border dedicated their annual celebration, the world’s largest volunteer-run flower parade to the influential Dutch post-Impressionist painter. The 20 floats were all impressively created with Van Gogh’s recognizable style in mind with painstaking detail. Photo credit: Werner Pellis & Erwin Martens (via Slate).
D*Face (interviewed) has been working on a new vinyl toy recently that takes the face of Beethoven and remixes it with his distinctive imagery. The subverted image of the famous musician and composer features the British artist’s famous wings and will retail for about $400 come June through the Japanese toy company Medicom. Take a look at a few more images below… Via Fatkids. Discuss D*Face here.
After a first look at some of the murals for this year’s POW! WOW! Hawaii, here is a recap of most of the remaining public works created for 2016. A crew of international and local artists, mostly through the course of a week, left their mark in and around the Kaka’ako district in Oahu with their distinctive imagery. Take a look at the wall painted by Slick, Ckaweeks, and Mung Monster above as well as the rest of the pieces that were painted in the photos below… […]
Looking forward to next month, German duo Herakut are opening a solo show at Corey Helford Gallery entitled Masters Of Wrong. Combining beautifully the raw and abstract forms of Hera (interviewed) with the photorealistic spray paint skills from Akut, the new work of course mirrors their thought-provoking imagery from the streets. Take a look at some more cropped teasers below and add the March 26th opening to your calendar. Discuss Herakut here.