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Pharrell to Curate “G I R L” Exhibition at Galerie Perrotin in Paris

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
After co-curating last year’s “This Is Not A Toy” exhibition alongside Canadian non-profit Design Exchange, Pharrell Williams is due to make another foray into the world of art galleries in the near future. Taking cues from his new...

Krink & Gatorade “Expression of Bold and Intense Flavors” Fierce Collective Behind-the-Scenes

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
As a part of their recently launched sport-meets-art Fierce Collective roll-out, Gatorade enlisted the talents of New York-based street artist Krink. The Fierce Collective represents the intersection of sport and art. While the two have, more often t...

Krink & Gatorade “Expression of Bold and Intense Flavors” Fierce Collective Truck

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
As a part of their recently launched sport-meets-art Fierce Collective roll-out, Gatorade enlisted the talents of New York-based artist, Krink. The Fierce Collective represents the intersection of sport and art. While the two have, more often than no...

FRANK151 Special Edition: 420 Up for Pre-Order

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
Coinciding with this year’s 420, cultural purveyors FRANK151 has released a special edition book celebrating cannabis culture. The small tome will include feature articles with marijuana advocates Dr. DIna, Lou Adler, SSUR’s Russ Karablin...

Wall Dogs: A Day in the Life of New York City Wall Advertisement Painters

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 15, 2014
Vocativ recently spent a day chronicling the ins and outs of what it truly means to be a New York City wall advertisement Painter. The video entitled “Wall Dogs” exposes the intricate process of producing a wall advertisement from the ini...

‘The Man Behind The Mountain’ A Short Film About American Folk Artist Leonard Knight

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 15, 2014
A monument built with optimistic messages and bold colors, Salvation Mountain is located in the Colorado Desert on the Mexican border in Southern California. Made entirely from adobe, straw and paint, the spectacle has been an ongoing project for the...

Zak Noyle ‘Kidnappers of Moment’ By Desillusion Magazine

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 15, 2014
Intrigued by adventure, the road-less-traveled and inspiring individuals who document their experiences, Desillusion Magazine has released a short film in conjunction with RVCA titled Kidnappers of Moment. In this segment, we learn more about Hawaiia...

Wes Lang Discusses His New “The Studio” Exhibition

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
For Wes Lang, his work boils down to an aspiration to “create beautiful things.” His most recent exhibition “The Studio” is a retrospective of his early years that have led up to a point in his career – a time when Lang&...

Banksy Unveils New Street Piece

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
After teaming up with BNE for a World Water Day “social experiment,” the oft-controversial Banksy has followed up the hoax with an actual piece of art. His first new work of art since last fall’s “Better Out Than In” str...

Luke Monaghan Profiles 1980s LA Kingpin Baby Gangster

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 12, 2014
Director Luke Monaghan’s latest effort features 1980s drug kingpin “Baby Gangster,” as it delves into the life and times of Fredrick James Staves. Baby Gansgter speaks about the feelings and allure brought on by both his love of car...

Blackbird Vol. 3 “War Machine”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
In the third edition of Obscura-owned automotive publication Blackbird, the focus is on the origins of the iconic Volkswagen Beetle — a vehicle that has achieved cult status over the decades. Also included in this issue are a selection of Formu...

Obscura Magazine 2014 Spring Issue 15

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
The latest issue of Obscura Magazine marks a shift in direction for the Hong Kong-based publication with the new pursuit of “cultivating the art of daily life.” Thematically, Issue 15 for Spring 2014 is formed around the sensory ideation...

Huck Presents Thierry Noir “Painting Walls”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
Just two short years after moving to Berlin by way of France, Thierry Noir became one of the earliest — if not the first individual — to paint the infamous Berlin Wall. His work, a symbol of the reunification of Germany now known all over...

Krink & Gatorade Fierce Collective “Expression of Bold and Intense Flavors” Process Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
As a part of its recently launched sport-meets-art Fierce Collective roll-out, Gatorade enlisted the talents of New York-based street artist, Krink. The Fierce Collective represents the intersection of sport and art. While the two have, more often th...

B4XVI Compare Rappers With Pre-16th C. Art

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 10, 2014
Comparing contemporary hip-hop stars with historic art from centuries past, New York-based art directors, Cecilia Azcarate and Ferdinando Verderi, continue to flood their Tumblr page, B4XVI, with humorous compositions. Describing their ongoing effort...