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Videos / Rumor Mill: RETNA x Louis Vuitton

Remember the mural we mentioned in our Overtime article a couple weeks ago that RETNA (featured) painted for Louis Vuitton? Footage has now been released of the MSK-affiliated writer working on facade of the LV Miami Design District store, covering it with his signature urban calligraphy. Even more interesting have been the rumors that RETNA will be collaborating with the fashion house on some apparel after LV imagery was seen in some of his paintings and he was seen sporting a scarf with his markings on […]

Releases: Snoopy Ceramic (KAWS Version)

Tomorrow at noon (Octeber 22nd Eastern time), KAWS will be releasing something for his fans out there to celebrate Halloween. Reprising his collaboration with the popular Snoopy (see 2011), the ceramic jar will be available for approximately $132 on Kawsone. Also, for all those KAWS heads out there, remember the street turned contemporary artist will be participating in another holiday next month in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with a 40-foot-long balloon of his companion character. Photo credit: Hypebeast. Discuss KAWS here.

Releases: Joe Ledbetter – “Mega Fire-Cat”

If you remember a while back, we shared with you news of Joe Ledbetter’s re-release of one of his most popular figures and characters Mr. Bunny, but in a larger format. Now, in collaboration with the people (The Loyal Subjects) that brought you the Colossus Bunny, Ledbetter will be also bringing back his beloved Fire-Cat, again in a much larger scale. Standing 4-feet tall and made of fiberglass, the Mega Fire-Cat will be available in four different colorways – Original Red Fire-Cat (edition of 7), Ice-Cat (blue edition of […]

Upcoming: “Hello Kitty, Hello Art!” @ Known Gallery

On Sunday, October 14th (1pm-6pm), the Known Gallery in Los Angeles will be holding book release party for Hello Kitty, Hello Art!, a hardcover collectible book featuring works of art inspired by Sanrio characters including of course – the beloved Hello Kitty. Upping the ante, a group exhibition of all new art will be on display including custom chandeliers by Adam Wallacavage, a neon installation by RISK, and new works by 64 Colors, AIKO, Caia Koopman, DABS MYLA, Kenton Parker, Niagara, Shepard Fairey and Simone Legno […]

The Hundreds x The Punisher by David Choe

This Thursday, authorized stockists and The Hundreds’ flagship locations will be releasing a line of collaborative shirts with Marvel featuring the imagery of The Punisher re-imagined by David Choe (featured). For those art fans out there who also have an obsession for comics, here is your chance to combine both loves in one place as Choe has. Read about how the project developed on here for those interested. And those in Los Angeles, you might want to try to attend a lecture Choe is giving at UCLA on the Wednesday. Discuss […]

Openings: Eric Haze x Casio G-Shock – Design Retrospective

Last week, Casio G-Shock hosted a retrospective for legendary New York graffiti artist Eric Haze (featured). To celebrate their 4th collaboration in 15 years, Casio took a different approach to this showing – they worked with Eric to curate an exhibition that showcases their commercial design work over the past 3 decades. Seeing the range of Haze’s creative range from the bat haze logo, collaboration with Keith Haring, bearbricks, bikes and even motorcycles really gave us a deeper appreciation of the dynamic range he possesses. […]

Releases: Audrey Kawasaki – “Hint Mints”

Back in February, we told you about a new project Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed) was working on with Hint Mint on their artist series. The three different designs for sale so far are based on three new paintings is now available thru the company website or Giant Robot in Pomegranate, Chocolate, and Peppermint flavors. Not to fear for those international fans out there, you can call (800)991-6468 9am~5pm PST or email [email protected] to get a hold of some AK mints! Discuss Audrey Kawasaki here.

Previews: Yoshitomo Nara – “Doggy Radio”

Last year, while AM was in Hong Kong, we had a chance to visit HOW2WORK studios and preview their special collaboration with blue-chip Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara. Entitled Doggy Radio this unique project is a functional sculpture created by Nara and designed jointly between Sayers Studios & H2W. This beautiful limited edition artwork features Nara’s signature white dog (seen here), with the help of a specially placed “belly speaker” created by YAMAHA Lab, this lonesome puppy acts as a functional sound system. With easy access […]

Update: Bäst

Just a little update for the Bäst fans out there. The NY-based street artist has teamed up with Greek olive oil brand Eléia to create a special edition bottle available for purchase exclusively at Dean & Deluca. This screen-printed bottle was only produced in an edition of 500, and features Bäst’s signature style using iconic imagery. Even more exciting, he has a show coming up at the Opera Gallery (New York) with the opening set for September 13th (6-9 pm) where a limited quantity  of the bottles will […]

Upcoming: A&C Shop @ HVW8

Art fans in Los Angeles tonight (7-10pm) may want to check out the opening of A&C Shop at the HVW8 Gallery. The conceptual project space is a presentation of Art & Council’s varied creative interests featuring a collection of artwork, prints, objects, books, merchandise, and more from artists you have seen here on AM including Cleon Peterson, Jason Jaworski, Jay Howell, Kelsey Brookes, Tim Biskup, Tofer Chin, among others. Of note, Craig Costello a.k.a “Krink” has created a site specific mural (seen in progress above) on the […]