After recent collaborative pieces with JR and Andre Saraiva (covered), Os Gemeos rounded up their stay in NYC with a massive new mural. Dedicated to “everyone that has made and continues to keep the real hip-hop alive” this fresh piece is a classic example of their work and shows their passion and dedication to the hip hop culture and everything it stands for. Back in 1983, legendary documentary Style Wars stated “In the New York 70s, graffiti writing, rapping and breaking became the prime expressions of a new subculture called ‘hip-hop’. Graffiti […]
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Sean Landers commemorates his 50th ever solo show in grand style as he exhibits for the first time ever at Friedrich Petzel Gallery. Around the World Alone features a signature character in the artist’s work as he continues on his lifelong journey on the seas. Having always reflected himself in his art, Landers continues the practice with the vulnerable clown risking navigating choppy waters under gray moody skies on his own. As the clown grows and matures, so too does his confidence and ability to […]
Although many art shows are described as “must-see,” perhaps none in recent memory is more deserving of that description than the one now showing at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. “Abstract Expressionist New York” is an awe-inspiring exhibition drawn entirely from the core of MoMA’s collection that highlights the institution’s unparalleled holdings of mid-20th century American art. The show consists of many of the world’s most important works from the post-World War 2 abstract expressionism movement in which New York artists such as Jackson […]
On February 1st, Midtown gallery Haunch of Venison will play host to an auction event to benefit HiArt!’s Time In children’s art initiative. Time In is an innovative program that allows children from underserved classrooms to participate in an arts-based immersion designed to open their imaginations and creativity through visual art, music, movement, film and literature. The event will offer refreshments and silent and live auctions of works by Yoshitomo Nara, Tomokazu Matsuyama (interviewed), William Wegman, Brian Alfred and many others. Online bidding on items […]
Brooklynite Gallery recently released a second mockumentary on NYC street artist DAIN via their Brooklynite TV. Dain’s latest show, “Copacetic” opens this Saturday at the Brooklyn hot spot.Â While last month’s Ben Frost show featured the legendary DJ Kool Herc, this month Brooklynite is taking it way back with a 10 piece orchestra.Â For those of you unable to attend, the opening will be streamed live on Brooklynite TV. Part one of the video for those who missed it the first time.Â After the jump….