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A Look Inside New York’s Hudson Valley Art Barn

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2014
A couple from New York — who prefer to remain anonymous — have reconstructed a 400-acre farmland in Hudson Valley into an artistic home base, aptly dubbed the “art farm.” The ardent art collectors have amalgamated modern art i...

Jeff Koons Discusses Inspiration and Design of Balloon Dog Sculpture

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2014
Tracing the history of his iconic Balloon Dog monument to a youthful concept of celebratory milestones, Jeff Koons reveals the creation and design of Balloon Dog and his other notable inflatable art. Breaking artistic conventions from his early days...

Olaf Breuning “Smoke Grid” @ Art Basel Miami

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2014
Swiss-born New York-based artist Olaf Breuning is best known for his bizarre approach to art, most notably the Home series which stars a character confused between reality and fiction. Furthering his unconventional aesthetics, Breuning created a smok...

Seung Yul Oh’s Unique Resin Noodle Sculptures

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 2, 2014
Mixing an interest in one of the world’s most universal foods with a knack for sculpture, here we point a spotlight on New Zealand-based artist Seung Yul Oh and his food-inflected work. Gastronomy defies gravity in this collection of pieces, wh...

Kanye West Gifts Hand-Painted George Condo Hermès Birkin to Kim Kardashian

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 28, 2013
Possibly the most exclusive of the already exclusive Hermès Birkin bag, Kim Kardashian was recently gifted a hand-painted Birkin bag by George Condo from Kanye West. Fans might remember that West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy featured alb...

Lu Xinjian Depicts Shanghai’s Vibrant Cityscape

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 27, 2013
Advancing his City DNA series, Chinese artist Lu Xinjian moves from painting his unique cityscape depictions to creating a vibrant fluorescent light installation. Using Google Earth imagery as a blueprint, the artist reimagines an aerial view of Shan...

nabiis x Heineken Light “BOUNCE” Exhibition @ Creative Hotspot Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 26, 2013
Bike culture has blossomed over the past few years, with a myriad of small craft workshops popping up around the world. One of the more prominent collectives is the Taipei City-based nabiis, which promotes the culture through an innovative range of a...

Keith Haring “Ephemera, 1979-1990″ Online Exhibition @ Gallery98

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 24, 2013
Keith Haring never really had aspirations to create timeless pieces of art. His works often favored a sense of spontaneity intending to provoke certain basic emotions when viewed and understood. Yet since his death, Haring’s signature use of lines an...

Ai Weiwei “According to What?” Exhibition @ Perez Art Museum Miami

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 23, 2013
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei recently opened his “According to What?” exhibition at the Perez Art Museum in Miami. Of the several highly symbolic works, some of which draw from his personal memories, perhaps the most critical and noticeable o...

Leonard Nimoy & Pharrell Williams Talk Spock and Star Trek

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 21, 2013
In a full circle of sorts, Pharrell Williams links iconic Star Trek actor, Leonard Nimoy as part of a ARTST TLK. The original Spock, Nimoy’s wise words take on several different topics over the course of the 25-minute discussion including the d...

Blackbird Vol. 2 “Into The Wilderness”

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 17, 2013
Alongside today’s release of the always-good Obscura Magazine, SILLY THING has also unveiled the second volume of Blackbird ahead of the new year. Under the theme of “Into the Wilderness,” the racing-focused periodical will con...

“This Is Not A Toy” Exhibition by Design Exchange Co-Curated by Pharrell Williams

LifestyleComments ⋅ Dec 16, 2013
Canadian non-profit museum Design Exchange has tapped cultural icon Pharrell Williams in an effort to launch a brand new exhibition exploring the art movement of “urban vinyl.” Co-curated by Williams in conjunction with John Wee Tom and D...

Kidult “No Gallery, No Master” Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 16, 2013
The first cue to his NoGalleryNoMaster project, Kidult, who once said “I will paint like a kid and tell the truth like a kid” launched “EXSTINCTOR” last summer, where 10 individually numbered sculptures were hidden in major ci...

Birdman Photos Presents “Half Way to Nowhere”

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2013
Originally erected nearly 50 years ago, the now defunct water park located in the Mojave Desert between California and Las Vegas now serves as a playground for professional skateboarders like Rob Dyrdek and Kilian Martin as well as the gorilla art co...

LA Artist Alex G Reinterprets SSENSE’s Favorite Garments

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 12, 2013
Creating a bridge between two distinct artistic realms, Los Angeles-based artist Alex G has released his “Fabrications” series for fashion essential SSENSE, which pulls from the retailer’s favorite garments of the season and turns t...