1988 Thompkins Square Park Riot by Ai Weiwei

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2011
During the late ’80s and early 90′s (long before China’s “Big Chill”), Ai Weiwei was a resident of New York City’s East Village neighborhood. At the time, the area was an epicenter for counterculture movements...

George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown) Exhibition @ MOCA

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2011
A new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art entitled “Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown)” showcases the work of legendary West Coast assemblage artist George Helms alongside that of his longtime friend and colleague, Robert Brana...

Assorted Flavor @ Known Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2011
Known Gallery held an opening over the weekend titled “Assorted Flavor” at their gallery space in Los Angeles. Feature participants in the exhibition included Kevin Ancell, Jason Jagel, Saber, Patrick Martinez, Greg Lamarche, Push and...

Public Domaine Exhibition @ La Gaîté Lyrique Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2011
Parisian gallery La Gaîté Lyrique is scheduled to present its first major summer event under the theme “Public Domaine- Skateboard Culture.” The exhibition will last from Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, August 7, and will make full...

Julien d’Y Exhibition @ COMME des GARCONS Paris

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2011
Influential hair stylist Julien d’Y has had a longstanding relationship with the world of fashion. Dating back to the late ’80s, it was deemed his careful manipulation of supermodel Linda Evangelista’s mane that helped launch th...

UNDERCOVER 2011 Fall/Winter “Mirror” Exhibition

EventsComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2011
On Saturday, June 18, UNDERCOVER will be hosting a photo exhibition as well as a preview of its upcoming Fall/Winter 2012 collection. In addition to the sneak peek at samples from the apparel collection, there will also be a screening of the new...

No Skateboarding by Mathias Fennetaux Book Signing @ colette

EventsComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2011
As we previewed before, No Skateboarding is a new book by photographer Mathias Fennetaux that features photos of figures who influenced the world of skateboarding, offering an intimate insight into the community. Capturing 70 different encounters...

Brandon Shigeta “ARTCUBE” Exhibition @ Little Tokyo Design Week Preview

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 18, 2011
Resident HYPEBEAST photographer Brandon Shigeta will exhibit a new body of work next month at Little Tokyo Design Week in Los Angeles. Titled “ARTCUBE,” his show will present copious amounts of imagery stacked randomly to create what...

Richardson A5: “The Male Gaze” Exhibition @ Maccarone Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2011
Richardson Magazine presents a new exhibition featuring original artwork by Nate Lowman, Harmony Korine, Adam McEwen, Leigh Ledare, Dick Jewel, Bela Borsodi, Beyer P-O’rridge, Vince Aletti, Otto Muehl and Michael Schmidt. An opening is sche...

PRO-Keds & Packer Shoes: Backyard BBQ with Biz Markie

EventsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2011
PRO-Keds and Packer Shoes celebrate the launch of their new footwear collaboration with a special backyard BBQ alongside the iconic Biz Markie, taking place on June 26. Stay tuned for a closer look into the footwear collection in the coming days...

Polaroid [im]possible Exhibition @ Westlicht

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2011
Vienna’s Westlicht Museum of Photography has recently announced a new exhibition focused on images taken with the now-vintage Polaroid instant camera. Over 350 photographs are on display in the museum, ranging from a self-portrait by Andy W...

VernissageTV: Art 42 Basel 2011 Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2011
VernissageTV offer the following look into this year’s Art Basel 2011. As one of the biggest art congregations of the year, the show in Switzerland attracts many of the world’s biggest artists each year. Among the artists shown here i...

Kaikai Kiki Gallery at Art Basel

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 16, 2011
Offered here is a sneak peek at Kaikai Kiki Gallery’s exhibition at the VOLTA7 Art Fair in Basel, Switzerland. Takashi Murakami’s art collective clearly draws from the style of their leader, distinctly blending traditional Japanese pa...

AIAIAI Pop-Up Store @ GALERÍA COSMO

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 16, 2011
In conjunction with the five-day Sónar Festival being held in Barcelona, Danish headphone company AIAIAI is teaming up with Galeria Cosmo to sponsor a pop-up shop featuring the entire product line from their current collection with a sneak peek a...

Band of Outsiders 2012 Spring/Summer Collection Presentation

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 16, 2011
If a traditional runway presentation is what some were expecting from Band of Outsiders this season, then they were certainly in for a pleasant surprise when Los Angeles-based designer Scott Sternberg presented a full-fledged theatrical performan...