Labor Day - Enjoy 25% Off Your Order. Use code: LABORDAY25

Converse “Open Studio” Exhibition @ The Space Hong Kong Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ May 21, 2014
On its second year, Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 took the city by storm. Alongside a roster of international acts shown at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, art events such as Converse’s “Open Studio” at The Space also pro...

POW! WOW! Hawaii x Polynesian Voyaging Society “Hokule’a's Worldwide Voyage” Project

ArtsComments ⋅ May 21, 2014
Hokule’a is a Hawaiian voyaging canoe that’s navigated without the aid of any modern instruments. The iconic canoe — alongside its sister canoe Hikianalia – has completed nine voyages around the world and this Friday, it’...

CYRCLE. “Collapse Part 1″ Mural In Malmö

ArtsComments ⋅ May 21, 2014
Los Angeles-based art collective CYRCLE. recently touched down in Malmö, Sweden to present their mural “Collapse Part 1″ as part of Artscape Festival 2014. Continuing CYRCLE.’s “OVERTHRONE” campaign, the mural stood as a...

Andy Warhol Museum to Open in New York

ArtsComments ⋅ May 20, 2014
Having recently made headlines for a group of Carnegie Mellon students that discovered a collection of digital artwork in its archives, The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh announced, in collaboration with the developers of Essex Crossing, that it wi...

Damien Hirst Returns to “Natural History” with ‘Gone But Not Forgotten’

ArtsComments ⋅ May 20, 2014
Damien Hirst returns to his acclaimed “Natural History” series with the introduction of Gone But Not Forgotten. Playing with the ideas of legend, history and science, the piece sees a three-meter-tall woolly mammoth skeleton gilded and en...

Krink & Gatorade “Expression of Bold and Intense Flavors” Fierce Collective Venice Beach Event Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ May 20, 2014
Gatorade and KRINK recently gave Venice Beach-goers a welcome mix of street art and street ball with its “Expression of Bold and Intense Flavors” event. Rolling through LA’s streets in a special graffiti-infused truck customized by...

The Rise and Fall of Sketch Artist Gary Myrick

ArtsComments ⋅ May 19, 2014
Taking an unorthodox approach from its typical considerations, The New York Times invites us into the courtroom for a portrait of Gary Myrick – longtime sketch artist for the Texas justice system. For the past 38 years, Myrick has worked as a silent...

Tate Restores a Priceless Vandalized Mark Rothko Painting

ArtsComments ⋅ May 19, 2014
Art purveyors might remember that a year and a half ago, one Wlodzimierz Umaniec was jailed for vandalizing a Mark Rothko painting – Black on Maroon, to be specific – in Tate Modern’s permanent collection. Some 18 months after the act, Tate is...

‘OBSCURE’ Photography Book by ZES

ArtsComments ⋅ May 19, 2014
Detroit-based printing firm 1xRUN is proud to announce the release of OBSCURE, a photography book by Los Angeles graffiti writer ZES. Shot entirely in black and white, the book takes viewers on a journey through the rarely seen parts of the urban lan...

Bradley Hart’s Bubble Wrap Paintings

ArtsComments ⋅ May 17, 2014
Painting is a meticulous art in itself, but the latest work from Bradley Hart really takes the cake. The New York-based artist has recently released a series of works that see a commonly overlooked item – bubble wrap – injected with paint to create n...

Michael Lau “remember-disc · time-table” @ GUMGUMGUM Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ May 16, 2014
Stepping away from vinyl toy designs, Michael Lau returns to his roots of painting and illustrating in his fourth solo exhibition “remember-disc · time-table.” Coinciding with Art Basel Hong Kong, the show consists of 44 mixed-media pieces that build...

Larry Clark’s “New Kids”

ArtsComments ⋅ May 15, 2014
Nearly 20 years after the release of his acclaimed American drama Kids, Larry Clark brings to the silver screen his first ever foreign film about a certain counterculture led by a group of young, self-destructing Parisian skaters. Titled The Smell of...

RADIKAL Magazine Issue 13

ArtsComments ⋅ May 15, 2014
International arts magazine RADIKAL is set to unveil its 13th issue. As the magazine was founded to better understand the intersection of Asian and American cultures, there seems no more perfect a topic to consider than POW! WOW! Taiwan. RADIKAL deve...

Jeff Koons’ ‘Popeye’ to Debut at Sotheby’s

ArtsComments ⋅ May 14, 2014
After making its public debut earlier this month, one of Jeff Koons’ trio of Popeye sculptures is set to debut at auction in New York this May. Part of Sotheby’s New York Evening Auction of Contemporary Art, the work – originally cr...

Watch Pharrell’s Anime Remix Video for Takashi Murakami’s ‘JELLYFISH EYES’

ArtsComments ⋅ May 14, 2014
As promised, Pharrell has released a remix video for friend and collaborator Takashi Murakami’s JELLYFISH EYES. The anime clip continues Murakami’s foray into filmmaking, enlisting a virtual vixen played by anime sensation Hatsune Miku al...