Over the weekend Hotel Du Grand Veneur in Paris hosted a collaborative showcase between Takashi Murakami and Vans. Coinciding with this season’s Paris Fashion Week, the launch event featured shoes (adult and child), skate decks, surf boards, tees, and related artwork. as well as a roundtable conversation with the esteemed Japanese artist. Take a look at more photos from the event below… Photo credit: Simky Cheung (via Hypebeast). Discuss Takashi Murakami here.
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Daylight Curfew has just announced the release of their collaboration with Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) for their DLC Black Label line. Entitled Ascent, the same name as one of the Australian painter’s iconic images (also released as a print), the new hoodie will be limited to 100 pieces and feature their own embroidered edition numbers. For those interested, you can get more info and purchase it here. Tipped off by Evan Pricco / Juxtapoz. Discuss Jeremy Geddes here.
Those who follows Shok-1 and his distinctive work on the streets are no doubt familiar with his x-ray spray technique. One of the London-based artist’s most well received murals comes from last year when he merged his aesthetic with pop culture and painted a Pac-Man as it would look if it had bones. This image was later released successfully as a print and now will be silkscreened on limited edition shirts. This first collector’s run will cost £50.00 and come in an edition of 100. Head over here Thursday […]
On June 27th, Takashi Murakami will be releasing a collaboration he has been working on with Vans. Utilizing his iconic imagery, the set will include six pairs of Vans Classic Slip-Ons, four skate decks, three tees, and three pairs of slip-ons for your little art collectors out there. It sounds like these will come in limited quantities, so do your best to purchase these sooner than later when they come out. Via Opening Ceremony. Discuss Takashi Murakami here.
Taking a painting from his show at Mary Boone Gallery last year (covered), Tomoo Gokita has brought the faceless beauty he created to life with the help of Case Studyo. Entitled A Bathing Beauty like the painting, the new bronze sculpture will be released tomorrow through their website in two colorways – white & black. The very limited edition (8 + 3 AP’s) will come in a silkscreened wooden box and include a signed and numbered certificate from the Japanese artist. Discuss Tomoo Gokita here.
Earlier this month, Ron English (featured) intruded something new produced by ToyQube entitled Temporal Boxing Brain. Based on one of the NY-based artist’s paintings, the sculptural release is a good example of his wit as well as penchant for creative remixing of common items and pop culture. Priced at $179.95, you can add it to your collection by heading over here. Discuss Ron English here.
Continuing to spread his iconic sad bear imagery, Luke Chueh (interviewed) recently collaborated with Common Artist Project on a collection of clothing. Featuring a limited edition run of Pullovers, Rib Muscle Tanks, Short Sleeve Tees entitled “Bolt,” the line of clothing with the pink lightning bolt and his most famous character is a homage to Ziggy Stardust. Those interested can head over here to make a purchase. Discuss Luke Chueh here.
On May 15th, a colossal sculptural work from KAWS will be unveiled at Piazza of Shanghai Times Square. This is not the first time the American artist has put on display something like this for his Chinese fans as you may remember the same sculpture from last year in Hong Kong (covered). With the seven meter tall version of his iconic Companion figure holding two smaller characters in his arms standing guard, visitors and residents of the largest city in China will certainly get a good […]
Artists Bäst, Paul Insect, and Rostarr have recently collaborated with a new fashion label, Cocurata, on their inaugural collection. Bringing an urban sensibility to the design, the new line entitled Extraction is a nice start to the company, founded by George Gorrow and George Benias. Their idea was to arrange a “direct exchange between artist and artisan – a street artist working with a jeweler, a sculptor collaborating with a perfumer or a painter creating bespoke, ready to wear pieces – that would result in artwork […]
Continuing their line of carefully curated collaborations with select artists, Case Studyo’s latest offering comes from Sam Friedman. Entitled Happy Place, the handwoven rug is based on a painting from 2014 and was also the title of his showing earlier this year in New York. Seeking to replicate the warmth and relaxed feel of Friedman’s work, the company seems to have chosen the perfect object to convey those emotions to his fans. Crafted in 100% wool, the new release will be limited to an edition of […]