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MOCAtv: RETNA at MOCA Grand Ave. – Art in the Streets

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2013
In a moment of inspired, improvised wisdom, RETNA opens the latest Art in the Streets video with a few bold words: “The more you share, the wiser you are.” Fresh off of a gallery opening which saw his work as the visual introduction to MO...

Aiko, RETNA and Os Gemeos “Exercises in Style” for Louis Vuitton | Video

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 20, 2013
Louis Vuitton has invited three personalities from the world of street art to give a new look to its emblematic scarves. Under Aiko, RETNA and Os Gemeos’ impulsion, the Giant Silk Scarf, the Stole, and the Regular Silk Scarf devote themselves t...

RETNA x SUPRA Society

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 5, 2013
While known worldwide for his inventive and distinct style of art, it was the MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” event that really catapulted RETNA into the world of brand collaboration – with curator Jeffrey Deitch commenting, “All...

Louis Vuitton Foulards D’Artistes by RETNA, Aiko and Os Geméos

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 31, 2013
In a perpetuated tradition of artful collaborations–following the most recent Yayoi Kusama one–Louis Vuitton has gone street art with their scarves. For the Spring/Summer 2013 collection, Louis Vuitton invited three distinct street art pe...

RETNA Transforms Louis Vuitton Miami Store Facade Into a Work of Art

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 30, 2012
Aligning with a longstanding affinity for fine contemporary art, Louis Vuitton teams up with RETNA to transform the facade at its Miami brick and mortar location. The above footage highlights the transformation, from start to finish, along with a loo...

RETNA “New Paintings and Works on Paper” @ Michael Kohn Gallery Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2012
As the exhibition title states, “New Paintings and Works on Paper” is just that from Los Angeles’s renown street artist RETNA. Showcased at the Michael Kohn Gallery situated on the Beverly Boulevard, both its interior and exterior s...

COPE2 x RETNA Bronx Collaboration

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 7, 2012
While in New York to recreate The Tony Goldman Graffiti Wall at Bowery & Houston as seen here, renowned Los Angeles artist, RETNA, links up with the big homie, COPE2, for a piece employing both artists’ unique sensibilities. Heading to COPE...

RETNA Mural @ Houston & Bowery Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 6, 2012
After seeing static images of RETNA’s latest mural at The Tony Goldman Wall at Houston and Bowery in New York City, a video arrives of the monumental display. Normally reserved when it comes to color, RETNA employs bold reds and blues for his s...

RETNA Replaces FAILE @ Bowery & Houston NYC Graffiti Wall

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 5, 2012
Since October of last year, Brooklyn-based art duo FAILE has held claim to the artwork on the Tony Goldman Graffiti Wall at Bowery & Houston in New York City. The art on the famed wall is soon to belong to a new name, as Los Angeles artist RETNA...

ZES x RETNA “Excavated Revelations” Exhibition @ Known Gallery

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 14, 2012
This past weekend ZES and RETNA of the renowned MSK graffiti crew ditched the spray can to join forces and open an exhibition titled “Excavated Revelations” at Known Gallery in Los Angeles. With each artist’s unique styles on full d...

Retna @ Los Angeles

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 8, 2012
Retna recently returned to the streets of Los Angeles to paint a large mural on the wall of the new LALA Gallery. Despite his upcoming show at Known Gallery with fellow 7th Letter member ZES, Retna spent two days painting the mural which features his...

“Holiday Pop Up” by Modern Multiples @ Known Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 20, 2011
Providing a more attainable option for art enthusiasts this holiday season, Known Gallery and LA-based print studio Modern Multiples have opened the Holiday Pop Up Shop, providing a selection of printed work from an impressive resume of artists. Offe...

Retna @ Art Basel Miami 2011

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 7, 2011
Los Angeles-based artist Retna has made his presence known at Art Basil Miami 2011 with an awe-inspiring painting on the side of a building, very near Italiano Ron’s piece from 2009. Stepping away from a usually dark and dramatic color scheme,...

“Behind the Berlin Wall” Exhibition Opening Recap @ Wende Museum

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 17, 2011
To follow up on an introductory post regarding the “Behind the Berlin Wall” event at Wende Museum, the exhibition itself has now been opened to the public following a special event with museum director Jeremy Jampol and contributing artis...

D*Face & RETNA “Behind the Berlin Wall” Exhibition @ Wende Museum

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2011
Artists Herakut, D*Face, and RETNA recently unveiled murals adorning original sections of the monumental barrier that once stood between East and West Berlin. Debuted in LA at the Wende Museum in an exhibition titled “Behind the Berlin Wall,...