Invader will be having a solo show at Jonathan Levine Gallery at the end of June. Here’s a little video preview of his trademark “Rubickubism” process and a piece that will be at the show. The geometric complexity and attention to detail Invader utilizes to create his images is really fun to observe in this clip. Also, JLG has justÂ relaunched their website. Not onlyÂ does the new site showcase their current/future shows and featureÂ theirÂ blog,Â but it also sports a new “backroom” section with selected works from a […]
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Last time we were with Pharrell & Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, it was at Art Basel Miami. Over a half year later, they reveal this secret project at Art Basel Switzerland. Check this amazing collaboration between Takashi Murakami, Pharrell Williams and Jacob & Co – a mind blowing sculpture entitled “The Simple Things.” Think Superflat meets hip hop and Metroid. The sculpture is based on Murakami’s signature “DOB” character and features an onyx fiberglass husk with a pearlescent glow to compliment the vibrant rainbow colors which […]
It appears Swoon wasn’t the only artist in Venice recently.Â Shepard Fairey and his boys were also spotted spending a few weeks to “restore Venice.” The purpose of their visit wasn’t to vacation in the grand canals of Venice, but to create works for the SMS Venice Foundation. The works were donated by Shepard to promote the preservation of artistic and architectural heritage of the historic city of Venice. More after the jump.
“Word on the street is…” How many times have we heard those words muttered? Well, in the past few weeks, we’ve heard a lot of chatter about some artists – mostly around 3 major players: Banksy, KAWS and Shepard Fairey. Mind you these are UNCONFIRMED reports from the RUMOR MILL. Read about all the speculation after the jump.
Last time we interviewed Swoon, she was getting ready to set sail on her latest journey (The Swimming Cities of Serenissima) to Venice with her hand crafted fleet of ships. Thanks to our boys at Vandalog, we caught up with Swoon just as her mini-armada arrived for the Bienalle in Venice.Â Here are some pics of Swoon and her crew as they docked in in the city of canals. More photos after the jump.
In case you missed their first print with Mark Ryden, Roq La Rue just announced a second charitable print they did with Camille Rose Garcia. Again this is to raise money for David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust so every penny of this amazing print is going towards this great charity which helps endangered elephants and rhinos in Africa. Check out some amazing pics from Kirsten’s recent visit to the Wildlife Trust in Africa. Details of the release and pics from Africa after the jump.
Last week we teased you with Adam Neate’s newest creation. Now, we bring you the detailed view of the real McCoy.Â Olympia International Art and Antiques Fair recently held its private collectors preview and AM got some closer pictures of “The Concert Pianistâ€ piece from Neate. ThisÂ finalist in the â€œCountry Life Object of the Yearâ€ competitionÂ was featured at the Elms Lesters booth. The amazing details onÂ this piece really captures the fine-tuned environment and refined nature of the subject using Adam’s magical cardboard techniques. Check out […]
If you enjoyed LV’s recent “Passion for Creation exhibition” in Hong Kong, then check out the new retrospective book: “Louis Vuitton:Â Art, Fashion and Architecture” that’s coming outÂ on September 1st.Â This 400+ page book reviews LV’s vanguard collaborations with numerous renowned artists,Â architects, designers, and photographersÂ throughout it’s iconic history. A special deluxe edition (pictured above)Â will feature Takashi Murakami’s “LV with Hands” hard cover jacket and an engravedÂ Damier pattern plexiglass slipcase (available exclusivelyÂ through Louis Vuitton stores and louisvuitton.com).Â Also, Yves Carcelle, Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton was interviewed […]
Last night was the preview opening of Charming Baker’s latest pop-up show “The Meaning of Everything” in London (previewed). The building was filled with excitement as Charming exhibited his latest body of work which showcases his mastery of abstract environments, loose strokes and detailed backgrounds with creative textures. We are excited to see Charming continue to take his talents and progress to another level. Remember this show doesn’t last long, so be sure to stop by before June 14th! Check out all the pics AM was able to bring you after the jump…
Hush (interviewed) is set to show in EuropeÂ with a stopÂ in Switzerland. He’s got some new works and it’ll premierÂ with Opus Art during next week’s Scope Art Fair. The fair runs from June 8th-14th and will be one of the biggest fairs during Basel Week Switzerland. Following successful showings at the Carmichael Gallery and FIFTY24SF, it’s good to see Hush continue to showcase his talents around the globe.