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...

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...

Apex Speaks On His Mural For POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014

VideosComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2014
Entering the world of graffiti in the early ’80s, Apex has been mutating his art through the decades, pulling influences from various disciplines such as his architecture degree to his long-standing involvement in Bay Area’s art scene. Wh...

Red Bull Curates Protégés: Prodip @ Konzepp

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 8, 2014
Red Bull Curates Protégés presents the first video in its Canvas Cooler series of collaborative projects by welcoming Hong Kong’s Prodip. In this episode, Prodip gives a Red Bull cooler his signature pop art-inspired treatment before seeing the...

Nastya Nudnik Adds Social Media Symbols to Paintings

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 8, 2014
Juxtaposing classic fine art with ubiquitous symbols from today’s social media outlets, Ukrainian artist Nastya Nudnik presents an interesting selection of works titled “Emoji-nation.” Iconic paintings from Michael Angel and Edward...

Obscura Magazine Presents Maison Martin Margiela “Smells Like Memories” Exhibition Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 6, 2014
Through the efforts of both Maison Martin Margiela and Obscura Magazine, an exhibition was held in Hong Kong to celebrate the involvement of five photographers for MMM’s Replica fragrance line. Titled “Smells Like Memories,” the exh...

A Look Into the Work of a Legend with Robert Crumb’s Sketchbooks 1964–1982

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 5, 2014
German publisher Zweitausendeins has released a six-book boxed set showcasing Robert Crumb’s sketchbooks between 1981 to 1997, consisting of work such as The Yum Yum Book, Snatch, Zap, Despair and Weirdo. This edition is personally edited by th...

David Redon Remixes Vintage American Advertisements with Pop Icons

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 4, 2014
Through their music, the likes of Kanye West, Beyoncé, Michael Jackson, and Outkast have grown to become worldwide symbols of American pop culture. This is a stark contrast from the past, where fictional icons and domestic brands – Rosie the Riveter,...

A Look Inside the Lives of Everyday Iranian Youth

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2014
Photojournalist by trade, Hossein Fatemi started his career in 1997 and has since worked across the globe, collecting accolades like the UNICEF Photo of the Year Award and POYI Award of Excellence. In the past, Fatemi has documented the civil war in...

Julia Noni “Run The Way You Were Meant To” Exhibition @ X158 Recap

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2014
Capturing cinematic moments with dazzling juxtapositions of color and a touch of surrealism, fashion photographer Julia Noni’s skill behind the lens continues to catch the fashion world’s attention. With clients that include the likes of...

Artist Uses Type for Paint in Travel Posters

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2014
Since the invention of the typewriter, writers and artist alike have been using it to showcase their creativity. Prior to GIFs and animations, ASCII — the American Standard Code for Information Interchange — was a common scheme used in ar...

Ai Weiwei “Evidence” @ Martin-Gropius-Bau

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 2, 2014
Oft-controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is set to make his way to Germany for his latest exhibition, “Evidence.” Appearing at Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau, “Evidence” is Ai Weiwei largest one-man exhibition yet –...

Check Out These Relaxing GIFs by Rebecca Mock

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2014
The hustle of life in New York has been known to leave some people feeling depleted, even sometimes jaded. At the other end of the spectrum are artists like Rebecca Mock, who uses her fantastic imagination to create serene, indulgent works. An illust...

LRG Artist Driven: Dabs Myla POW! WOW! Hawaii

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 1, 2014
LRG Artist Driven takes us on a tour of Oahu where Dabs Myla recently teamed with good friend and fellow artist Misery to create a mural for this year’s edition of POW! WOW! Hawaii. A surreal take on old school cartoon graphics, the seaside mur...