A name that has become synonymous with the pop culture art movement, Takashi Murakami will see his trials and tribulations take over the Brooklyn Museum next month in his © MURAKAMI exhibition. Close to 100 works of art spanning Murakami’s career will be on display in an 18,500 square foot gallery. The exhibition will uncover Murakami’s progression as an artist, works from 1992 all the way to 2000 will explore his branding and identity. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students while children under the age of 12 are free. The tickets can be purchased the same day of entry at the Brooklyn Museum Visitor Center. The gallery will open April 5th and conclude July 13th, 2008. For more information, check out the Brooklyn Museum.
Pretty much up to its same bag of tricks, Visvim’s G-Line of FBTs have begun filtering into retailers worldwide. The noticeably louder models each incorporate various forms of camouflage into their design, a far cry from the more subtle nature of Visvim’s regular line. Three styles include desert camo, tiger camo and camo. Check Blends Costa Mesa for more details.
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Less than half a week before the grand opening of Stussy Toronto, the fourth new launch of its kind for Stussy this year. Up until now, the store’s decor had been kept tightly under wraps. Stussy Toronto organizer and initiator of the project, Matt George has unveiled pictures of the store. The interior is marked by a series of wood flooring throughout the store against clean white walls and fixtures. Also seen here is the special t-shirt commemorating the opening of Stussy Toronto, with the slogan . The joint Stussy Toronto and Goodfoot 5th Anniversary event will go down March 18th, however Stussy Toronto will open up March 15th. For more details check here.
The fabled running ZX series is set to come back in full force this summer. The ZX 7000, an 1989 debutant was a technical marvel at the time adopting technologies such as the Torsion Bar and Soft Cell. The retro is set to release later this year in July.
St. Pauli’s free-thinking movement which originated in the 1980s created a special sort of kult club for the Hamburg based football team. Despite a yo-yo history between the Bundesliga and 2.Bundesliga, it was club policies such as the banning of right-wing nationalist displays at their home games which would cement St. Pauli in the football world as a club devoted to more then just the sport itself. To commemorate the efforts of the club, Nike has created a special two pair pack which will release in mid May.The Dunk Low will be exclusive to Germany, Austria and Switzerland while the Dunk High will see a bit wider release across Europe.
Source: High Snobiety