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Lisa de Kooning Artist in Residence: Aakash Nihalani

Recently, Aakash Nihalani headed over to East Hampton, New York take part in the residency awarded by Lisa de Kooning at the Willem de Kooning studio. As one of three artists in residence for the Summer, Nihalani created several works in the studio as well as a number of site-specific installations on the grounds of the estate featuring his distinctive geometric works that stems from his roots as a street artist using tape as his medium. With his techniques, the NY-based artist is able to create […]

Upcoming: Tauba Auerbach for “Field Conditions” @ SFMOMA

Starting on September 1st, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will be presenting an exhibition that “bends and blurs the boundaries between conceptual art and theoretical architecture, using the notion of the “field” to frame an investigation into the construction, representation, and experience of space.” Entitled Field Conditions, the showing features work from both contemporary artists and practicing architects, including Tauba Auerbach, Daniel Libeskind, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Sol LeWitt, Lebbeus Woods, and more. In particular for her fans out there, Auerbach is having her 50/50 […]

Streets: Yayoi Kusama – New York (Part I)

Yayoi Kusama has a long and complicated relationship with NYC. It started in 1957 when she moved out to the Big Apple and set out to make a name in the world of art. Spanning three decades, Kusama stayed until 1973 when she returned to her home country of Japan. Now with her recent retrospective at The Whitney Museum in full swing, Kusama has set to reclaim the city which was her second home. The first project we want to share with you is set up […]

Showing: Candice Tripp – “Petit Mal @ Black Rat Gallery

Last month, London was treated to a new solo showing from Candice Tripp (interviewed) at Black Rat Projects entitled Petit Mal. The new paintings are some of her best and darkest yet, featuring her masked adolescents participating in bizarre scenarios as if from a bad nightmare. This horror-infused imagery is further enhanced with a layer of awkward social interaction from the subjects leading one to wonder what more there is to the story that can only seen through the lens of a moment in time captured by the painting. Rounding out […]

Upcoming: Mr. – “Metamorphosis – Give Me Your Wings” @ Lehmann Maupin Gallery

Coming up on September 13th, the Lehmann Maupin Gallery in New York will be welcoming Japanese artist Mr. in for a new solo show entitled Metamorphosis – Give Me Your Wings. Not only will the former protégé of Takashi Murakami be exhibiting his latest series of paintings, he will also be presenting a large installation in the middle of the main gallery that reflects on the catastrophic nuclear disaster in his country, voicing the post-traumatic anxiety and frustration of his people. This installation, which represents a more serious artistic direction […]

Eric Haze Nike Store Olympic Installation

With the Olympic Games in full swing, it’s time to tell you about a project Eric Haze has been developing with Nike at their 21 Mercer St. flagship store in Soho. He explains – “The first component of the project involved creating a modular painting system, originally based on a flag, which also took its cues from a number of historical symbols from basketball, track and field. Using 2’ x 2’ individual icons, I created a 8’ x 16’ master painting, which then breaks down into various configurations both […]

Preview: James “Dalek” Marshall – “STABILIMENTUM” @ Hurley H SPACE Gallery

Tomorrow night (July 31st), in celebration of the US Open of Surfing 2012 (also see PUSH’s effort) and launch of the Phantom Fuse boardshort, Hurley presents STABILIMENTUM, an immersive new installation from James “Dalek” Marshall (interviewed). The event kicks off from 6-9PM at the Hurley H SPACE Gallery in Costa Mesa with a floor-to-ceiling display from Dalek which recalls his other shows at the gallery (see Prism Break & Psych Optic Black Light Fuzz). In addition to the art itself, the exhibit will feature a display of the Phantom Fuse-inspired product […]

Showing: Friends With You – “Happy Rainbow” @ TMTP Cultural Center

It’s always nice to see concept images become reality – with FriendsWithYou’s exhibition in Hong Kong being no exception. The new installation from the Miami-based duo entitled Happy Rainbow opened to the public recently at the TMTP Cultural Center to the delight of their fans there. The inflatable bouncing installations as well as fiberglass, plush and resin sculptures are always a hit with the younger crowd but certainly was fun for all ages. Via Designboom. Discuss Friends With You here.

Openings: “Ghost in the Machine” @ New Museum

Last week, New York’s New Museum opened a new exhibition entitled Ghost in the Machine. The survey contains over 140 works of art by over 70 artists which explore the relationship between humans, machines and art. Taking over all three main gallery rooms, it providee a unique look at the digital age and its influence/interaction on the artistic movement. Spanning over 50 years with works from over 15 countries represented, this show is definitely a comprehensive feast for the senses. We saw traditional paintings, installations and […]

Previews: Friends With You – “Happy Rainbow” @ TMTP Cultural Center

Miami artist collective FriendsWithYou will have their next exhibition open overseas in Hong Kong this coming Saturday (July 22nd). Happy Rainbow will be their first solo show in Chinese territory and will premier at the TMTP Cultural Center. Much like their interactive Rainbow City shows in NYC and Miami, FWY will bring large scale inflatable bouncing installations as well as fiberglass, plush and resin sculptures to envelope visitors with their signature happy vibes. Doors open to the public on July 22nd at Noon: Main Atrium, 1/F and 3/F […]