Some pix below of artist Carsten Holler’s magnificent slide deconstructed at the New Museum, being broken down into segments and prepped for packing and shipping. Certaines images ici de la diapositive magnifique artiste Carsten Holler déconstruit, à la “Musée du Nouveau” de l’art contemporain à New York. L’œuvre d’art estContinue Reading

The beautiful cup and saucer set at the SoHo branch of La Colombe Torrefaction, wherein our rapturous double espresso sits. La belle tasse et soucoupe ensemble à la succursale de La Colombe SoHo torréfaction, dans lequel notre espresso enthousiaste à double siège. ラ·コロンブの焙焼のソーホー支店で美しいカップ&ソーサーセットは、私たちの熱烈なダブルエスプレッソを特徴とする位置しています。        

Sometimes referred to as “visual pollution,” pichação is a style of graffiti lettering that has become a defining part of the urban landscape of Sao Paulo, Brazil’s mega-city and business capital. It’s not art — neither street art nor “graffiti art” — but the style has a distinctive identifiable typographicContinue Reading

Issue No. 8 of Apartamento is a treat. The mag, which calls itself “an everyday life interiors magazine,” is run by editors based in Barcelona and Milan, but published in English. Below are pix of the cover and pages from an interview with the founders of New York design firmContinue Reading

“Work 925” sticker in the basement restroom at the Les Enfants Terribles, a French-Brazilian bistro in the Lower East Side of New York City. The graphic design of the sticker is a direct reference to the package design and logo of Hershey’s York Peppermint Pattie confection in the United States.Continue Reading

Some pix below of the “Head Gas” exhibition of artwork by Italian artist Enrico David at the New Museum’s Studio 231 gallery in New York City. Great stuff.

It’s snowing today in downtown Manhattan. We snapped this pic this morning at the corner of Ludlow and Hester streets near Global Graphica HQ.

“My Land – Chief Lappawinsoe” wheat-paste street art poster on Crosby Street in downtown New York City. What’s going on with all the Native American imagery in art these days? We ask. Let us know your thoughts on this.

Hanksy strikes again with this images of a Tom Hanks-faced dog peeing in one of his usual spots in downtown Manhattan, on a wall along the stretch of Mulberry Street just north of the Kenmare Street – see the map below for exact location. The contextual shots are a bitContinue Reading

One of our regular go-to spots for a coffee and a meet-up with friends is Cafe Select, a Swiss place on Lafayette Street on the border of New York’s SoHo and Nolita / Lower East Side neighborhoods. Select is one of those places where the waitstaff always bring the checkContinue Reading

People walking among the massive, epic Richard Serra sculpture at LACMA in Los Angeles. We saw this same artwork at MoMA in New York City a couple of years ago. It’s a mesmerizing experience to walk through these giant pieces of curved steel.

The signage and storefront at the awesome Civilianaire shop on Abbot-Kinney in Venice, in Los Angeles, CA.

In the past couple of weeks a lot of these “bunny heart” wheat-paste street art posters have been appearing in Lower Manhattan. This one is on Lafayette Street near Petrosino Park in SoHo.

The glow of the neon-light coffee menu at La Colombe Torrefaction espresso bar on Lafayette Street in SoHo, downtown Manhattan.

We visited a friend’s office in Los Angeles recently and discovered with awe and surprise that her love of all things Wonder Woman had manifested itself in the form of shrine, a space in her office dedicated to various Wonder Woman posters, memorabilia, toys, schwag,  souvenirs and even MAC lipstick.Continue Reading

Korean artist Name June Paik’s iconic and seminal video installation of screens flickering images arranged to form an American flag. The artwork is in the modern-art building adjacent to the new Resnick Pavilion at Los Angeles Country Museum of Art (LACMA).