If you collect prints, you’re probably used to pressing a few buttons on your favorite artist’s website and having art show up at your door a few days later in a (hopefully uncrushed) tube. But do you have any idea how your prints are made or how much effort was put into each piece? Well, attendees of Baby Tattooville this year now do. At the Secret Society gathering, guests were treated to a special screenprinting demonstration by Andy from Diesel Fuel Prints and had the […]
Category Archives: Contemporary Art
Baby Tattooville attendees get to bring home loads of goodies, including one-of-a-kind unique original works that they receive as part of their membership, but there is also the opportunity to purchase even more spectacular original art at the Art Sale. This year’s selection included pieces by honoree Robert Williams, as well as featured artists such as Coop, Van Arno, Anthony Ausgang, and Suzanne Williams. Also available were works by past artists, including James Jean, Jeff Soto, Tim Biskup, and Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez. The biggest surprise […]
Jean Pierre Roy kicked off Rare Gallery’s art season with a breath taking show. The exhibition entitled “A Rational Spectacle” is a series of works based off of Thomas Jefferson’s statement: “the light which has been shed on the mind of man through the civilized world has given it a new direction from which no human mind can divert it.” This quote used in the context of today’s geopolitics of global energy needs vs. the fixed constraints of planetary resources is the fabric which Jean […]
It looks like it’s time for another Supreme artist collaboration skate deck release. Fans will be happy to know that they are continuing their respected line featuring prominent artists with John Baldessari. Three different versions will be available starting October 7th for North America (both in-store and online) and on October 9th in Japan. Via Hypebeast.
Kaws recently opened his “Passing Through” exhibition in Tsim Sha Tsui at the popular Harbour City complex in Hong Kong. The show appears to be a semi-retrospective (see pics a full retrospective here) featuring many of his classic as well as new art figures, sure to be a hit among his many collectors in Asia. Although there did not appear to be any new original paintings as many had hoped, there were some drawings included, a rarity for the artist – and of course the […]
AM caught the opening of “Family Tradition” at TT Underground Gallery. Curated by Ron English, the group show re-imagines one of the classic mob sagas through the eyes of art. The show featured artists such as Eric White, Travis Louie, Mark Dean Veca, Triston Eaton, Mike Shinoda, Chet Zar to name a few. Check out all the opening night mayhem after he jump.
Something new from Saber. Know Hope installation at the Drake Hotel. M-City in Paris. Faces exhibition at Electric Blue. Invader now a Diplomat. Richard Hambleton opens in Moscow. Herakut and Anthony Lister interviewed. Another love letter from ESPO, this time to Syracuse. Anish Kapoor in London’s Regent’s Park. Macro photos of the eye by Suren Manvelyan. Lichtenstein hits 40 million. Brett Amory visited in studio. Luke Chueh Black in White (And Red All Over). New prints from Sam Weber, Femke Hiemstra, BAST, and Herakut (hand […]
Veteran new contemporary artist and occasional vinyl toy architect Jeff Soto is set to release his newest vinyl creation next Saturday, October 9th at NY Comic Con. Hot on the heels of his Seeker figure recently released at SDCC (covered), The Deek is the next release in the KidRobot Black line, a series of one-off, uber-limited figures sharing a common monochromatic color palette. Standing 6.5″ tall and limited to 150 pieces, the sculpt teased by KR looks to be a bolder, perhaps more enraged relative […]
Mission Inn’s notorious catacombs, once an underground museum that led mainly to Mt. Rubidoux and the nearby Riverside Evergreen Cemetery, had long been entirely closed off to the public. Baby Tattooville attendees were lucky enough to be the first group gained admission to these catacombs at Baby Tattooville 2009. This year, members of Baby Tattooville 2010 were also given the chance to visit the catacombs. Yet, this time the experience was a bit more relaxed, involving life sketching and complimentary ice cream. The decor in […]
Baby Tattooville 2010 is underway! The day before the official madness began, featured artists were able to take a moment to catch up with one another over dinner and learn what BT is all about from the ringmaster himself, Bob Self. Proudly sponsored by Arrested Motion, artists and crew spent their first night in Riverside dining on delicious fried catfish, tortas, and burritos at BT fave eccentric dining spot Tio’s Tacos. Afterwards, it was back to the historic Mission Inn, BT headquarters, so that the […]