It’s been a while since we caught up with Stephan Doitschinoff (aka Calma). The Brazilian artist last showed with Jonathan Levine Gallery back in 2008 (covered) but now is back with a new series entitled Novo Asceticismo, which hits religious themes via mixed-media works rich in symbolism and highlighted by Latin text. Doitschinoff reflects on the sacrifice and deprivation necessary for the modern man to continue and live purely despite a society filled with vices and common mental traps. Check out more after the jump.
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Continuing a long line of music videos featuring artwork from artists that have graced the pages of AM, N.A.S.A releases a track by Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Fat Lip from the Pharcyde, and the late great O.D.B. of the Wu-Tang Clan “Strange Enough”. This video intermixes the art of Brazilian artist Stephan Doitschinoff aka “Calma” is, from what know, the fourth of the series involving the North America South America project (we showed you the videos designed with the Date Farmers, Shepard […]
San Diego, hold on to your hats because the urban art movement is about to move into your neighborhood. This summer, the MCASD will be holding an exhibition showcasing some of the best art the streets have to offer. Curated by Pedro Alonzo (who also curated Shepard Fairey’s Retrospective), the show “Viva La Revolucion – A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape” will feature some of the most respected names in the genre: Akay (Sweden), Banksy (U.K.), Blu (Italy), Mark Bradford (U.S.), William Cordova (U.S.), Date […]
Last month, we brought you some great photos of the opening of the “Inside Out, Outside In” group show at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP). Now, we have some behind the scenes pics of Zezão, Stephan Doitschinoff, Ramon Martins, Carlos Dias, Daniel Melim, and Titi Freak getting their freak on (no pun intended) as they set up for the groundbreaking show at one of the most respected museums in Latin America. If you like the pics after the jump, you might want […]
One of the projects we are excited about this year at Art Basel Week is CHIMERA curated by David Hunt. The show will feature large-scale works installed around SCOPE by 15 artists including Pedro Barbeito, Melissa Brown, Doze Green, Luis Macias, Christof Mascher, Fernando Mastrangelo, Dave McDermott, Ted O’Sullivan, Christoph Steinmeyer, Ouattara Watts, Andrzej Zielinski, Kevin Zucker, and Stephan Doitschinoff aka CALMA – who is fresh off the big MASP show in Brazil. Of course, as you can see above, Jeff Soto (interviewed) will also be […]
Last week, the fantastic “Inside Out, Outside In” group show at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) opened its doors showcasing work from six Brazilian street artists Titi Freak, Zezão, Stephan Doitschinoff, Ramon Martins, Carlos Dias and Daniel Melim. Luckily, our correspondent Layla K was on hand to document the exhibition curated by Choque Cultural featuring paintings, murals, and large-scale installations. More pics after the jump…
Last night, AM was on hand at Jonathan LeVine for the preview of two great shows, Shag’s Voyeur (previewed/interviewed) and Stephan “Calma” Doitschinoff’s Novo Mundo. Shag’s work is nothing less than magnetic from the second one enters the gallery. Each painting is sharp and vibrant in its given color palette, and all the works together form a rainbow that shocks the viewer’s senses! (Think of a “mod” fiesta for the eyes.) In addition to the paintings, there is an installation room, with floating metallic fishes […]