Every week we spotlight the best art drops by notable artists, galleries, museums and contemporary art platforms across the globe. Listed items typically encompass limited edition artworks, prints, collectible figures, collaborative merchandise and more.
For this week’s installment, Modernica partnered with Vans Vault on special furniture and footwear capsule, Miles Johnston unveils his limited Loss statuette, Print Them All teams up with Florida-based artist Michael Vasquez on a special lithograph, Canal Street Market purveys limited Louie Chin original artworks, and Gluck Law Firm collaborates with NYC-based artist Othelo Gervacio on apparel.
View the list below.
Modernica x Vans Vault Exclusive Collaboration
Release Date: February 23 at Vans Vault’s website and select Modernica stockists
Release Price: TBC
Modernica and Vans Vault will soon launch a special collaboration. The duo’s capsule features fiberglass shell chairs and matching Vans’ Style 36 LX and OG Slip-On LX silhouettes. All products are embellished with the skate mainstay’s three heritage colorways: vibrant orange Hawaiian print, light blue repeat palm leaf, and the timeless checkered motif. For the footwear portion, each sneaker is made using tonal checkered genuine leather across the uppers and suede toe panels.
Michael Vasquez x Print Them All Lithograph
Release Date: February 21 at Print Them All’s website
Release Price: $642 USD
Print Them All returns with a special edition lithograph from Florida-based visual artist, Michael Vasquez. Entitled Block Watch – Tone, the artwork features the artist’s fictitious subject named Tone that “vows to preserve the integrity of the community by upholding his duty to protect against potential intruders looking to cause trouble and disrupt the existing sense of togetherness,” said the art platform. Sized at 75 x 59 cm, the 10-color-printed piece will arrive as a signed and numbered edition of 99.
Miles Johnston Loss Statuette
Release Date: Reserve an edition now at Mooncrane Studio’s website
Release Price: $250 USD
UK-born artist Miles Johnston is known for his surrealist artworks made using graphite and oil that feature otherworldly landscapes and mind-bending portraiture. Johnston recently teamed up with online art purveyor Mooncrane Studio on a special edition, 12-inch tall statuettes entitled Loss. Options include white/silver, black/silver, white/gold, and black/gold iterations.
Louie Chin x Canal Street Market Chinese New Year Artworks
Release Date: Available in-store at Canal Street Market
Release Price: Details disclosed in store
NYC-based artist Louie Chin is an illustrator who works with both traditional and modern media including watercolor, gouache, and digital art software. Inspirations for his figurative pieces are pulled from comics, movies, and everyday city life. Chin recently teamed up with multi-vendor retail space Canal Street Market on a series of Chinese New Year artworks to celebrate the annual occasion. A total of four, framed works are available at the downtown Manhattan store. Find the address below.
Canal Street Market
265 Canal St.
New York, NY 10013
Gluck Law Firm x Othelo Gervacio Apparel Capsule
Release Date: Available now
Release Price: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for availability
Jeff Gluck of Gluck Law Firm, P.C. specializes in intellectual property litigation. For over a decade, the lawyer has helped resolve infringement cases concerning artists, designers and content creators whose original works have been utilized by parties without permission. One of his standout cases took place around March 2018, revolving a legal dispute between H&M and artist Jason “REVOK” Williams. This time around, the attorney taps his creative side by partnering with NYC-based artist Othelo Gervacio on a limited apparel offering comprised of a hoodie and sweats. Gervacio’s signature, drippy typography is observed across the items.
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