After bringing you a preview of the lineup for this year’s Nuart Festival (see previous years) as well as an advance look at David Choe’s (featured) street stylings (here), we now bring you part one of our ongoing coverage of the event. This set of photos features some of the recent murals from Dot Dot Dot (seen above), Choe, and Martin Whatson. Keep your eyes on AM as we’ll have more for you from the action in Stavenger, Norway soon. Photo credit: Henrik Haven.
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After resurfacing in Mexico for his first show in years, David Choe (featured) has switched continents for his next foray in the streets. Along with Choe, this year’s Nuart Festival in Stavenger, Norway also features Martha Cooper, DALeast, ROA, M-City, Faith47, Hush, Vhils, Ernest Zacharevic, C215, Dot Dot Dot, Dotmaster, Strok, Martin Whatson, and Aiko. Although the event officially opens on September 7th, Choe is already in town retracing his steps from 2011, painting new murals for his fans to enjoy.
American artist David Choe (featured) has spent the last several weeks working on his exhibition opening August 17th at the Museo Universitario del Chopo. This is his first big solo show after four years of “falling deep into addiction, heartbreak, rejoicing, discovery, recovery, hallucinogenics, worship and ignorant idiotic prophecies,” so there is a lot he wanted to create and share. From the title Snowman Monkey BBQ, which takes inspiration from the words that Chinese gamblers scream in casinos, to painting with Pedro Friedeberg, this show is 100% driven by […]
After his hard work paid off in a big way for David Choe (featured), he has been traveling the world on many different adventures and endeavors. Although he has still shared his art-making skills in many ways, time flies as it has been a long time since we have seen a solo (2010) from the sensitive artist. So, news of his upcoming show opening August 17th at the Museo Universitario del Chopo has his patient fans excited to see his return. As evidenced by the photos on his […]
David Choe (featured) recently travelled to Afghanistan with some of his friends, including Estevan Oriol who handled the photography for the trip. His adventures were documented in his own words in the latest issue of Juxtapoz and was an interesting read, to say the least, so pick up a copy if you can. The magazine also published some of the photos online (some also seen below), including ones that didn’t make the article. For those looking for more from the Choefather, he will be opening his first […]
Now would be a good time to update you on the adventures of David Choe (featured) seeing as he and his friends have been recently traipsing around with some US Flag gear on. You can follow his Instagram here to keep up on his travels and activities with commentary that can be brilliant, insane, hilarious and / or downright offensive depending on your viewpoint. Also tune in to his talkshow to dive deeper into the mind of Choe if you dare. Have a safe fourth of […]
David Choe, who will be releasing a print on Monday, also worked in Switzerland on an art and wine project called myFINBEC last year. The award winning winery, Cave Fin Bec, brought together eight graffiti artists to paint on large wooden canvases constructed from 84 wine crates. These were then dismantled into their individual parts and filled with six bottles of wine with the artwork adorning each one. Customers who buy these bottles will also own one section of the original painting. Take a look […]
This upcoming Monday (June 17th), David Choe will be releasing a new print with Trapeze Editions at 9 pm (PST). Blanket is a giclee based on a watercolor he painted of a “sleeping beauty wrapped in a reality distortion force field” and will come in two different editions – (18 x 24″ for $448 and run of 48 & 27 x 36″ for $669 and run of 16). Each will be hand embellished so no two will be exactly alike. You can also apparently email Bobby […]
For those who haven’t had a chance to visit David Choe’s “batcave,” here is an in-depth look courtesy of MOCAtv. Along with studio where he does his painting, the complex also acts as a garage, radio station, bachelor pad, and bonus level. Take a look at the video below as Choe gives a guided tour of the space including his unusually sparse bedroom where he sleeps with a modified AR-15. Discuss David Choe here.
With the return of the Rewind article, our first since Basel Week Miami, it only seems appropriate that the featured video is from Art Basel. The footage follows chairman and president of the Calder Foundation, Alexander S.C. Rower, as he explains two prime examples of the famed artist’s work – the white Snow Flurry mobile and an Untitled black piece (never seen before in public). Check the fascinating below as Rower explains the significance and back story of each piece… Other notable videos include: Ann […]