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KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” Exhibition @ Harbour City Hong Kong Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 20, 2014
After giving a quick preview at the KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” exhibition earlier on this week, we now go in for a better look at the two-part installation at Harbour City, Hong Kong. On the outside forecourt we see the seven meter-tall KAWS R...

Dave Kinsey “Cushion of Memory” Exhibition @ Library Street Collective Preview

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 20, 2014
Renowned California-based contemporary artist Dave Kinsey is set to make his way to Detroit this month to open a brand new solo exhibition at the Motor City’s Library Street Collective. Entitled “Cushion of Memory” and previewed her...

A Conversation with Mark Landis: America’s Best Art Forger

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 19, 2014
What would you do if you could perfectly replicate any famous piece of art? Mark Landis has made a reputation for himself as America’s best art forger, replicating works from Picasso to Walt Disney in mind-boggling similarities. The disparity b...

Victoria’s Secret Angels Bare All in Russell James’ New Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2014
The Victoria’s Secret Angels have long been a representation of female beauty and sensuality. As the primary photographer of these lace-adorned ladies for 15 years now, Russell James has been in the presence of women many men only dream about....

Krink K-80 Permanent Paint Stick

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2014
Krink has released its K-80 Permanent Paint Stick for your inner artist. Able to write on rough or smooth surfaces and under wet, oily, dry or even underwater conditions, the K-80 is a solid stick of opaque paint housed in a durable barrel for clean...

Banksy Vandal Sentenced to Pay Restitution or Face Jail Time

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2014
This week, a California man plead guilty to charges that he defaced works painted by Banksy in Park City, Utah. David William Noll, 36, can avoid jail time by paying $13,000 USD in restitution before November — the amount property owners felt f...

KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” Exhibition @ Harbour City Hong Kong

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 17, 2014
In 2010, Hong Kong’s Harbour City presented KAWS’ first exhibition in the city titled “Passing Through.” On September 18, the New York artist will unveil a follow-up exhibition titled “CLEAN SLATE” — a new mo...

Nike Swoosh Portraits of Paul Rodriguez, LeBron James and Tiger Woods

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2014
Having recently caught the attention of one LeBron James (seen here), today we present a deeper look at Andy Gellenberg’s illustrations of Nike athletes reimagined with a myriad of Swoosh logos. In using the right coloring and meticulous placem...

Welcome to the World of “Gladiator Football” by Jonathan Glazer

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2014
When one thinks of the city of Florence, Italy, what normally comes to mind are the rarefied works of Michelangelo and Titian in the Uffizi Gallery, or the architectural grandeur of Il Duomo. However, a commercial shot for Canon by acclaimed director...

Opening Ceremony Presents Photo Exhibition “Yearbook” by Ryan McGinley

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2014
New York-based photographer Ryan McGinley recently opened his sixth solo photo exhibition, titled “Yearbook.” Taking place in downtown Manhattan, the exhibition comprises of 500 nude portraits of 200 models, all set against brightly color...

Jeff Koons’ ‘Split-Rocker’ Sculpture Has Extended its Display

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 14, 2014
Jeff Koons’ striking Split-Rocker sculpture unveiled at New York’s Rockefeller Center back in June. For those who haven’t seen the 37-foot-tall sculpture in all its glory can now swing by the public art exhibition as it will remain...

KAWS “Man’s Best Friend” @ Honor Fraser Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 14, 2014
Illustrious street artist KAWS returned to Los Angeles to present his third exhibition at Honor Fraser Gallery this past weekend. Titled “Man’s Best Friend,” the exhibition nods at the Abstract Expressionism of the ’50s, execu...

HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 8: The Perspective Issue

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 12, 2014
The subjective nature of design means that an individual’s interpretation of it changes with their perspective, both literally and figuratively speaking. For our latest issue – HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 8: The Perspective Issue — whi...

Iceland Photography by Tin Nguyen

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 12, 2014
Iceland has long been a popular travel destination for its stunningly raw natural landscapes. French art director Tin Nguyen recently made the trip to Iceland and Denmark to record the sights and sounds of these landscapes while traveling around by c...

Todd James “Afternoon Delight” Exhibition @ AISHONANZUKA

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 11, 2014
New York-based contemporary artist Todd James has announced his first solo show in Hong Kong at AISHONANZUKA starting September 12th. Titled “Afternoon Delight”, the exhibition will feature 15 new paintings on canvas in addition to severa...