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EVISU x D*Face Partner for D*Face’s Solo Exhibition in Asia

StyleComments ⋅ May 20, 2014
Japanese denim label EVISU will be launching a special capsule to tie in with D*Face’s solo exhibition in Asia. There, the British contemporary artist presented his visual commentary on the endless feed of information and images directed at soc...

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...

Pen & Paper: Harold Arandia Jr. of Onitsuka Tiger

VideosComments ⋅ May 19, 2014
Los Angeles-born designer and artist Harold Arandia Jr.’s work, both professional and personal, is a reflection of his travels, nature, culture and friends. Since graduating from Art Center College of Design, Harold has worked with several global com...

Kenny Scharf Paints a 2003 Kia Rio as Part of the ‘Karbombz’ Project

StyleComments ⋅ May 18, 2014
A side project which snowballed after Kenny Scharf painted a fan’s car and uploaded it on Instagram with the caption #Karbombz, the latest undertaking sees the pop surrealist icon paint a 2003 Kia Ri belonging to filmmaker Jesse Meeker. As the...

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...

René Magritte x Opening Ceremony 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

StyleComments ⋅ May 16, 2014
For its latest artist-inspired collaboration, Opening Ceremony teams with the late Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte to bring his iconic art to the world of ready-to-wear fashion. The above lookbook – photographed by Phillipe Jarrigeon – highl...

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...

Hans Zimmer, James Franco and Moby Among Others Feature in “Inspiring Creativity”

StyleComments ⋅ May 16, 2014
Directed by Pablo Ganguli and Tomas Auksas and presented by Italian coffee label Illy, “Inspiring Creativity” is a short film which features 20 artists and culture figures from the realms of art, film, fashion, design and music. Speaking...

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...

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...

PUSH Talks About Graffiti, Skateboarding and His Collaboration with Element

StyleComments ⋅ May 14, 2014
Described as “the thinking man’s graffiti artist,” PUSH’s work straddles the line between refinement and disorder, building sequence with the use of colors and chaotic lines. While at first glance, PUSH’s art may not imm...

POW! WOW! Taiwan 2014 Trailer

ArtsComments ⋅ May 14, 2014
Just two weeks after announcing its impending travels to Taiwan, Jasper Wong and the people behind POW! WOW! set the stage for the art extravaganza. Set to takeover the walls of Taipei, a crew combining both Taiwanese and talent from abroad are set t...

How Amiga Hackers Saved Andy Warhol’s Priceless Digital Images

ArtsComments ⋅ May 13, 2014
Long thought to be lost forever, a collection of digital artwork created by Andy Warhol was recently uncovered by Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Club in the archives of The Andy Warhol Museum. Now the club has documented the recovery of the wo...

Altamont Presents: Andrew Reynolds “Polaroids”

StyleComments ⋅ May 12, 2014
Altamont will soon be opening a new exhibition featuring iconic skateboarder and photographer, Andrew Reynolds. Simply titled “Polaroids,” the show explores Reynolds’ life as a young skater in Florida through a series of Polaroids a...