Danish photographer Søren Solkær is set to launch a series worldwide exhibitions in conjunction with the release of his latest book. Surface is the definitive portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists in practice today. The Copenhagen-based photographer has spent the last three years shooting artists across the globe, closely working with them on making these portraits represent them in the light they feel comfortable with. The photos have been staged in Søren’s signature style, drawing influence from cinema and painting, and were shot in places like Berlin, London, […]
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Currently available from James Jean (interviewed) on his online store are signed copies of Fables: The Complete Covers By James Jean. The 256 page book is a compilation of the work from when the gifted painter worked as the cover artist for the comic series Fables. Including prep and production art, the publication is a in-depth look at the early phase of James’ acclaimed career that made him famous. Discuss James Jean here.
French artist Bom.K, member of the infamous DMV crew, recently finished working on his first edition of Aérotik sculptures. These collectible figures are entirely handmade by the artist himself, from its conception, creation to packaging. These characters have been present in BomK’s work for years, as a result of the spray paint fumes, representing an alchemy between the curves of the female body and the cold technicality of the aerosol. After their appearances on walls, canvases and paper, this is the first time they are appearing in 3D form, featuring all the recognizable elements of his haunting work. Aérotik […]
For those who missed out on the Barry McGee and Beats By Dre limited edition Pill 2.0 (and the signing), another version of the collaboration has been released. Available in the Apple store online, the $200 speakers feature the Bay Area legend’s patterns and signature characters on the back and special carrying case. Head over here soon to add this limited item to your collection. Discuss Barry McGee here.
On the 10th of February at 6pm, 1xRun.com opened the doors to their 3rd annual POW! WOW! Hawaii print show at the Fresh Cafe in Kaka’ako hand in hand with Pangeaseed’s presentation of their Sea Walls releases. Offering rare copies of recent releases by POW! WOW! Hawaii participating artists, as well as an exclusive print release by James Jean, this event attracted huge crowd that started lining up hours before the opening. The visitors had a chance to see in person 30+ prints released exclusive for this event, as well […]
Later tomorrow, February 12th, Aron Wiesenfeld will be releasing a new print from Pressure Painting. Created in an edition of 45, Vigil is a diptych (16 x 22″) produced from original charcoal drawings from the San Diego-based artist and will be available at 9:00 AM MST for $350. As you may be able to see, the new imagery is inspired by the work of Atget and a Caravaggio – take a closer look at the process here. Discuss Aron Wiesenfeld here.
VNA Magazine just announced the release info about their newest issue #29. With Cleon Petersen as their cover artist, they picked his hometown of LA to celebrate the launch. The event will be held at Subliminal Projects, this Valentines Day, Saturday Feb. 14th, between 6-9pm. This issue features an extensive report on Peterson and his violently bacchanalian work that echoes the brutality he sees in society. Other articles include a look into work of legendary street photographer, Ricky Powell and the co-founder of Alife clothing turned book designer, Tony Arcabascio, a peek at the nature-loving Jessica Albarn […]
Along with mural painting that started off today and a museum show with Thinkspace Gallery (covered), one of the central events of POW! WOW! Hawaii is the print exhibition organized in collaboration with 1xRun.com. For their 3rd annual show they scheduled 30+ limited edition print releases featuring most of the artists from this year POW! WOW! roster, which will be exhibiting at the Fresh Cafe in Kaka’ako. The releases started online daily at 1xRun.com on the 4th of February, and will continue until the end of the […]
On February 5th (11 am GMT), Candice Tripp (interviewed) will be releasing a new print entitled I’m Coming Back Tomorrow To Look For More. Her first intaglio etching will be released in an edition of 25 through Black Rat Projects, come sized at 64.5 x 70 cm and cost £250. The UK-based artist further states – working on this etching has been my most challenging and enjoyable print to date. It felt a whole lot like looking for sweets in the dark.” Head over here for more details… Discuss […]
Today at noon (Eastern time), Dan May (interviewed) will be releasing some new prints online on his webstore. The limited editions are priced affordably, but for those interested, you can also email him – danmayinfo (at) gmail.com – about buying the original paintings that the images are taken from. As usual, the new work features his whimsical creatures, rendered beautifully utilizing a vivid palette. Discuss Dan May here.