Over the past few decades, graffiti and fine artist Futura has long been successful at fusing his art form with influential brands by carefully selecting partners and products that form a meaningful synergy. His most recent collaboration is with iconic headphone makers Beats by Dre. AM attended the packed launch event at the Beats’ flagship store in SOHO to catch the premiere of their next artists series featuring the New York legend. Utilizing a blue and white base, Futura lines the Solo HD model with a […]
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Belgium-based ROA, who recently had a solo showing in his home country (covered), has also been working on a project with SK8room. The set of three decks (Decay 1, 2, & 3) featuring the street artist’s anatomical style are the result of a trip to Cambodia, to meet the guys from Skateistan (20% of sales go to them) in Phnom Penh, a not-for-profit organization that teaches empowerment through skateboarding to children in impoverished countries. Take a look at the trip in the video below and for those interested, […]
For fans of the American cult director Harmony Korine’s movie Spring Breakers, you may be interested to know that Opening Ceremony has released collection of apparel based on the new film. Of note, the New York-based Todd “REAS” James has designed a tee incorporating his iconic imagery. You can purchase it here for $40. Via Juxtapoz. Discuss Todd James here.
Every year at Coachella, besides an incredible lineup of music, there are also inevitably some side projects or shows that involve artists that you have seen her on AM. One of these is the Coachella Boutique featuring official limited edition merchandise – for example t-shirts. Here is the design Tim Biskup recently submitted for this year’s event. Make sure you stop by to see what else the event has to offer… Discuss Tim Biskup here.
Perhaps inspired by the shoes Os Gemeos were wearing for their opening in Los Angeles last year, friend and fellow street artist JR has produced some of his own footwear. Shoemakers Bagua recently teamed with the French photographer to create a pair of shoes based on his iconic eye as you can see above. Unfortunately at this time, they have only been made available to friends and family of the two collaborators. Via Hypebeast. Discuss JR here.
With Saint Patrick’s Day coming up, Geoff McFetridge teamed up with Bushmills to create a whiskey decanter inspired by the original shape of a Bushmills Irish Whiskey bottle. Produced in an edition of 75 and hand blown by the internationally-acclaimed design firm Esque Studio, the special design is for Burshmills’ Since Way Back program – “an initiative dedicated to celebrating groups of friends whose shared experiences and influences are now shaping pop culture.” You can pick on up for $600 here or enter a contest […]
Starting from the first inklings of the project back in October, Louis Vuitton seemed to be tapping into the the street art game to further their long line of artist collaborations. After their the initial foray in this direction, the iconic fashion house’s project has expanded to include three artists so far – Aiko, Os Gemeos, and RETNA. Take a look as each artist talks briefly in about their work with LV in the video below…
The rumors are true… Saturday, Joe Sorren (featured) will release his latest project – art trading cards. This inaugural series (first of three) will contain 50 cards based on the great artwork he has produced during his storied career. Each pack will contain 12 cards: 9 standard, 1 sticker, 1 foil & 1 catalog. The rare chase cards are from a sub-edition of 6 stickers & 5 foils that have been created for series A. As an added bonus for those that support early online, Joe will […]
For the completists out there (see original colorway) or those that just want new figure from KAWS that is a remix of one of his classic characters, you may be interested to hear that that the Mono and Black versions of his Resting Place Companion is set to be released. Many of them will be released through a lottery system for those lining up at the OriginalFake store in Tokyo on February 23rd and hopefully some will hit Kawsone shortly thereafter. Photo credit: Jump Jump Tokyo. […]
Currently in Japan, Geoff McFetridge has renewed his collaboration with Heath Ceramics for a show at Playmountain. My Head Disappears When My Hands Are Thinking not only features the Los Angeles-based artist’s minimalistic paintings, but also his specially designed ceramic items (also seen 2011 in LA). Take a look below at more photos but also stop by if you are in Tokyo through February 17th. Discuss this show here. Discuss Geoff McFetridge here.