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Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 and Its Effects On China’s Growing Contemporary Art Scene

StyleComments ⋅ May 27, 2014
Following last year’s debut, Art Basel Hong Kong again took the city by storm, showcasing 245 galleries from 39 countries with 2,000 artists. Split between six sectors — Galleries, Insights, Discoveries, Encounters, Magazine and Film — th...

Art Basel x colette “Art Drive-Thru” Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 2, 2013
Miami-based boutique Alchemist is partnering with colette to host a pop-up shop during Art Basel. Not your typical flash retail space, access to limited edition pieces can be accessed solely through a drive-up window, presenting a fresh take on what...

Octavio Garcia of Audemars Piguet on the Importance of Design

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2013
Octavio Garcia is something of a modern-day renaissance man. The current Chief Artistic Officer of Audemars Piguet, Garcia was born and raised in Chicago before moving to Switzerland. Garcia’s love for art started with drawing and graffiti and...

Kanye West Performs “New Slaves” (Acapella) at Art Basel

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2013
Kanye West continues the promotion for his sixth studio album Yeezus with an impromptu performance at Art Basel in Switzerland. Pleasing fans from the art world with an acapella version of “New Slaves,” Ye took the stage at this pre-liste...

Art Basel Hong Kong 2013 Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ May 24, 2013
Art Basel Hong Kong – the newest location to the world’s premier modern and contemporary traveling art show – opened its doors on May 23, and wouldn’t you know our Managerial Editor Eugene Kan was in attendance to provide some...

JR x André @ Basel Week Miami 2012

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 10, 2012
Prominent French street artists JR and André joined forces this year at Basel Week Miami 2012. The outcome was an alluring collaborative piece which saw a merging of JR’s photographic eye complemented by André’s distinguished stick figure...

Tumblr to Present “Moving the Still: A Festival of GIFS” @ Art Basel Miami Beach

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 18, 2012
With the recent explosion of Tumblr and its highly-visual form of interaction, perhaps no other image format has benefitted as much as the GIF. Much maligned in the past, the animated form will be celebrated both online and physically by Tumblr as &#...

Haroshi for Jonathan LeVine Gallery @ SCOPE

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2012
Japanese artist Haroshi has done an admirable job of re-purposing old skatedecks into stunning works of art. With a strong relation to the skate community and earning the respect of his peers, Haroshi and the Jonathan LeVine Gallery present the foll...

Reebok: Classic by Jonathan Mannion at Art Basel Miami Part 2

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 4, 2012
Last month Reebok previewed its Art Basel exhibit titled “Classics,” showcasing the work of legendary hip-hop photographer Jonathan Mannion. Part one highlighted Mannion’s early work, his big break with the late Heavy D, and the pro...

White Walls: Art Basel Miami 2011 Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 17, 2011
White Walls hosted four booths at SCOPE, situated in the center of Miami’s Wynwood Gallery Arts District, featuring a MTN Colors Group show with APEX, Neon, Estria, Vogue, Blek le Rat, HUSH, Kofie and Chor Boogie. As well as curating these spaces at...

West One: In Situ @ Art Basel Miami 2011

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 14, 2011
Well-known New York graffiti artist West One was awarded with the opportunity to highlight his work on one of the Graffuturism walls for Art Basel Miami 2011. In somewhat stepping away from his traditional style, West One began with a white base, as...

BLK DNM: Arabia Terra Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2011
On November 30th BLK DMN hosted a private event at fashion boutique The Webster Miami to commemorate the launch of its first unisex fragrance, Perfume 11, featuring scents of black pepper, cedar, amber and more. For the launch party, BLK DMN featured...

MADE at Art Basel Miami: Episode 4 – Art Basel Miami

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 8, 2011
Taking yet another look at Team MADE’s exploration of this year’s Art Basel Miami, the piece above follows the crew around the Miami Beach convention center as well as the ever-bustling Wynwood arts district, located just miles north of d...

Jersey Joe @ Art Basel Miami 2011

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 8, 2011
In creating one of the more intriguing murals for Art Basel Miami 2011, street artist Jersey Joe tagged nearly an entire block to present his unique concept. The inspiration behind his elaborate piece came from artists of the ’70s and ’80...

RISK @ Art Basel Miami 2011

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 8, 2011
In our continued coverage of Art Basel, we bring you a mural from LA-based artist RISK, whom recently made the trip to the Miami arts event. A friend of artists RETNA and RIME, the influential and multi-talented artist/writer utilized some of his uni...