Go big, or go home, right? When you paint a five story, multi-colored, severed legged chicken, it would be hard for anybody not to notice
Graffiti artist, photographer, and train-hopping vagabound, Swampy, will be settling into San Francisco’s FIFTY24SF Gallery for a special week-long exhibition/installation titled, In My Room . We have been fans of Swampy’s photography and Flickr account for quite some time, as he captures the train culture in his scenic, and often beautiful photographs.
This past Saturday I stopped by the opening of Barbara Kruger’s solo exhibition at L&M Arts, Los Angeles.
Photographs from New York in the ’80s seem to never get old and especially ones with graffiti in them. With the Internet, more and more photographers pop up with gems from this nostalgic era
“A liquid secreted by the mucous membranes of mammalians.” That is the Wikipedia description of Phlegm, as well as the name of the artist who painted this mural in Sheffield, England. Eventually, when a significant amount of rain comes this canal will fill with water and this piece can take off in full effect
Famed NYC-based artist, Ryan McGinness will be opening two new solo shows with Country Club Contemporary in Los Angeles this month, Works on Paper on May 20 at the gallery, and Women: The Blacklight Paintings at The Standard Hotel, Hollywood on May 28. We look today at McGinness’ works on paper.
We just got a few bits of news from Saner, the Mexico City-based artist whose notiriety has continued to grow over the past few years, that he finished a nice mural in Mexico City, and that he is part of a group show in Spain opening this week.
There will always be a fascination for the classic Super Mario Bros video game. The 8-bit landmark seems to draw re-interpretations, and here, Andreas Heikaus takes Mario to the streets with an emphasis on the process of matching CG elements into live-action footage.
Wooster Collective just posted this great animation that we had forgot was released, Destino , the collaborative short between Walt Disney and Salvador Dali.
Currently at the Power Plant in Toronto, Swiss-artist Thomas Hirschhorn is exhibiting, Das Auge (The Eye) , a full, immersive installation created out of paper, packing tape, colour photocopies, stuffed animals, mannequins, and other provisional materials.