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CRASH “Broken English” Exhibition @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2014
Bronx-based graffiti guru John Matos, better known as CRASH, recently presented a solo show at New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Titled “Broken English,” the artist showed off his deftness with his chosen medium, presenting a body...

Azuma Makoto Sends Plants to Space

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 22, 2014
For Azuma Makoto’s newest series, the Japanese artist photographed a white pine bonsai and an arrangement of flowers floating above Earth’s bed of clouds. Working with a team of 10 people, the 38-year-old creative attached each plant disp...

Vhils “Dissection” Exhibition @ Electric Museum Lisbon Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 22, 2014
Alexandre Farto, better known as Vhils, recently presented his most extensive exhibition yet. Taking to Lisbon’s Electric Museum, the Portuguese artist showcased a body of work which has already gained a foothold on various continents — f...

Mike Kelley Installation @ The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 19, 2014
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA is currently celebrating the life and work of Mike Kelley with an exhibition occupying the entire Geffen Contemporary space as well as a gallery at MOCA Grand Avenue. A recap of the late artist’s vast body of wor...

Neon Sign Installations by Olivia Steele

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2014
Neon is everywhere in cities, rather ironically used to draw attention to a given space in a sea of similar lights. Playing on the pervasive nature of the material, Nashville-bred artist Olivia Steele uses neon in installations to charge them with di...

SHANGHAI TANG: Jacky Tsai Cultivates “A Garden of Vibrant Dreams”

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2014
Chinese luxury label Shanghai Tang recently celebrated its 20th anniversary by teaming with artist Jacky Tsai to produce a special collection of apparel and artworks titled “A Garden of Vibrant Dreams.” Clothing and accessory options for...

The Hundreds Talks “Post-Pop Art” with Aaron Kai

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2014
Hawaiian post-pop artist Aaron Kai recently sat down with the good folks over at The Hundreds to share his story about how he finally began to make a living from his art. He takes us back to his early days where several menial gigs at copy centers di...

Abandoned Liverpool Warehouse Filled with Jellyfish

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 14, 2014
An abandoned warehouse in Liverpool’s Toxteth district is now home to a unique installation from artists Walter Hugo and Zoniel. Dubbed The Physical Possibility of Inspiring Imagination in the Mind of Somebody Living, the piece sees a glowing j...

Inside an Art Collector’s Converted Bunker in Berlin

DesignComments ⋅ Jul 14, 2014
For most people, a former Nazi Air raid shelter would not be considered an ideal place to live, but for art collecting couple Christian and Karen Boros, an early 1940s bunker in Berlin is the perfect home. Located in the central part of the city, the...

Diablo Rojo: Catching a Last Ride With Panama’s Mobile Art Movement

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2014
Much like the jeepney culture of the Philippines, Panama’s own mobile art movement — known as  Diablo Rojo – shares some similar traits. In the developing country, the public buses known as Diablo Rojo often know no rules or boundar...

3D Bird Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 7, 2014
Working with paper as her dominant medium, Diana Beltran Herrera puts the common origami crane to shame with her 3D bird sculptures. The artist, who graduated with an undergraduate degree in industrial design and is currently pursuing a Masters in Fi...

Os Gêmeos “Ópera da Lua” @ Galeria Fortes Vilaca

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 4, 2014
Live from São Paulo, Os Gêmeos have opened their latest exhibition dubbed “Ópera da Lua” (the Opera of the Moon) at the Galeria Fortes Vilaca in Brazil. In using their signature aesthetics and hallmark narrative, the brotherly duo present...

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sculpture by Gerry Judah

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2014
Aside from the vehicles themselves, the major highlight of Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014 was undoubtedly the event’s arching Mercedes-Benz sculpture. Created by London-based artist and designer Gerry Judah, the enormous 90-meter-tall steel ar...

The Smart “Cloud” by Richard Clarkson

TechComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2014
New York-/New Zealand-based Richard Clarkson and his eponymous studio present their latest project: Cloud. A “fully featured unit,” the smart Cloud comes powered by an Arduino within its felted hypoallergenic-filled sponge and offers colo...

Parra x Case Studyo “Cold” Sculpture

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2014
Dutch artist Parra and Case Studyo present their latest collaborative addition to CS’s “Art Series”: the “Cold” sculpture. Measuring 23 cm x 16 cm, the unique piece once again translates Parra’s curvy post-pop art...