Much like Jeff Koons, who in 2008 was the first artist granted the honor of exhibiting in the royal French chateau, a book is set to release chronicling Takashi Murakami’s recent efforts to reinvent the home decor of the historic Palace of Versailles (covered). Ranking as the 39th most powerful art figure by Art Review, the Japanese pop art sensation had an impressive year, continuing his partnership Louis Vuitton, exhibiting with Gagosian in Rome, participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and even “collaborating” with […]
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Following in a long line of elegantly produced Shepard Fairey exhibition catalogs, a new publication has just been unveiled to honor his historic creative outpouring that kicked off this past summer’s art season. While landmark in it’s own right as a result of the scope and scale of the effort, the instantly iconic show also served as an emphatic going out party for Deitch Projects, the game-changing gallery in a large part responsible for taking street art out of the shadows and into the limelight. […]
Much like with the KAWS signing (covered), we informed you earlier in the week that Barry McGee would host a signing for his new book at the Ratio 3 booth during Art Basel Miami Beach. His impressive clusters constructed at the Bay Area booth (covered), much like those at the Roberts & Tilton’s space (covered), served as the perfect backdrop for Barry to spend some time with fans and beautify some copies of his brilliantly assembled book produced by Alleged Press and Damiani Editore. The […]
As we reported earlier in the week, The Standard Miami served as ground zero today for a more intimate, less rushed signing of KAWS’ new book with Rizzoli, where guests were invited to sit down with the artist and share some time. Partnering with OHWOW, the local gallery who seemingly has their hands in everything special going on during Art Basel Week, the swanky pop-up shop was ripe with exclusively published art books, a selection of artwork and custom products only offered for the weekend […]
Our friend Jasper Wong stopped by the “Trespass” book release and signing a couple weeks ago at the Beverly Hills outpost of Taschen and snapped some pics for us. In related news, the final event of the year surrounding the publication will be a signing at Art Basel Week. Hosted by Wooster Collective, the party will feature artists in attendance as well as Shepard Fairey on the ones and twos. More info on the Miami event and photos from the LA book release after the […]
Zerofriends has just finished a mini film/commercial for Greg Simkins’ new book “Drawn from the Well”. The new book was available at his opening exhibition (covered) but if you weren’t able to make it that night you can still get your copy here. Discuss Greg Simkins here.
For those Mark Ryden fans out there who have the bankroll, Porterhouse will be releasing a beautiful new print portfolio based on his Snow Yak show. The set will include all 10 images (eight paintings and two drawings) from the exhibition held in Japan in 2009 at the Tomio Koyama Gallery, come in an edition of 50, and cost you $4750. Each 13-7/8″ x 10-7/8″ print is numbered and hand-signed by the Ryden and will be released this Wednesday, November 24 at 8:00 a.m. PST […]
It looks like Elbow-Toe’s (interviewed) work was recently featured in the Fall Fashion issue of Paper Magazine. You’ll be seeing that image, entitled “Sweet Dreams” again as it will be featured in his upcoming show at the Warrington Museum in the UK. The show entitled “Due Date” will be opening in December and will be we think his first major show since the end of 2008 in LA. Discuss Elbow-Toe here.
For those who recently looked on in envy as KAWS fans got to meet their idol at a book signing at Colette in Paris while he was in town for his solo show at Emmanuel Perrotin, here is another chance for you (well, if you live in Los Angeles). The NY-based artist returns to the site of his solo in early 2009 (covered) at Honor Fraser on November 20th (2-4pm). This video from Highsnobiety might give you an idea of what to expect, and if […]
Whilst in London last month, we picked up a copy of the latest issue of tasj (vol ii – issue iii). In addition to its regular features (plus new sections dedicated to film, limited edition prints and other multiples, special events and a city guide – first up: London), this issue contains Part II of the tasj Backstage Series, which takes a closer look at the people behind the scenes in the art world. As avid followers of the activities and accomplishments of Shepard Fairey […]