Takashi Murakami is perhaps the best-known among a handful of Japanese contemporary artists who have over the past couple of … More
FROM THE STREET TO THE WHITE CUBE – WHO IS THE ARTIST KNOWN AS “KAWS”?
The work of KAWS, the pseudonym of American artist Brian Donnelly, has been taking the art world by storm for … More
ART 101: THE POLKA-DOT PRINCESS OF CONTEMPORARY ART – WHO IS YAYOI KUSAMA?
Yayoi Kusama, the Japanese artist who has captivated the world with her mesmerizing polka dots and psychedelic installations, is nothing … More
LONG GAME : LEGENDARY 95-YEAR-OLD “PAINTER’S PAINTER” PREPS FOR HIS NEW SHOW AT GUGGENHEIM!
The New York Times had a great article on the artist Alex Katz last week. The artist is a giant … More
STREET ART P.S.A. : HOUSTON GRAFFITI GIVES IMPORTANT HEALTH REMINDER!
Here’s an important message we should all heed: “Breathe.” A lovable and small graffiti artwork on the side of a … More
BEYOND “SUPERFLAT” : AT THE MIND-ALTERING TAKASHI MURAKAMI SHOW IN L.A.!
We finally made it to the landmark Takashi Murakami exhibition at the Broad Museum in Los Angeles. We posted about … More
FLIP MODE! SHREDDED BANKSY RE-SOLD AT AUCTION FOR MORE THAN $25 MILLION!
We’re in the wrong business. We should be in the business of flipping infamous Banksy artworks. Especially the kind that … More
STOP MAKING SENSE: NEW WORK FROM TEXAS ARTIST RAY DUNLAP DIVES DEEPER INTO GLORIOUS ABSTRACTION !
Houston, Texas-based artist Ray Dunlap has unleashed a new series of paintings dubbed “American Made Witchcraft.” This new work delves … More
EXHAUSTIVE : NEW DOUBLE EXTRA-LARGE BOOK OF EVERY FRIDA KAHLO PAINTING EVER!
Taschen’s new XXL-size coffee table book contains the entire set of artworks by the late great artist Frida Kahlo. Aptly … More
DRAWN TO DISTRACTION: DAVID HOCKNEY FLIPPING THROUGH HIS SKETCHBOOK IS BRILLIANT!
. . . . . This video of British artist David Hockney flipping through his sketchbook without commentary is a … More
EXPLODED VIEWS: ARTIST SLICES UP EVERYDAY OBJECTS!
Artist Fabian Oefner’s Heisenberg Objects is a collection of sculptural works created by slicing objects — sneakers, a clock, a … More
THE UNLIKELIEST ART STAR: HOW KAWS WENT FROM GRAFFITI-TAGGER TO GLOBAL ART WORLD MEGASTAR!
The New York Times has published an excellent profile of artist Brian Donnelly. Who is Brian Donnelly you ask? He’s … More
FUZZY LOGIC: CULTURE OF MISAKI KAWAI!
Artist Misaki Kawai‘s current exhibition of new work at the Hole Gallery in New York City could at a brief … More
THRILLS, PILLS & SHARKS: NEW DAMIEN HIRST EXHIBITION BRINGS BACK THE FORMALDEHYDE SHARK AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!
British artist Damien Hirst made a name for himself in the early 1990s with a sensational exhibition of works that … More
DATA VIZ GONE WILD: ARTIST TURNS VISUALLY BORING-ASS STOCK CHARTS INTO AWESOME LANDSCAPE ART!
You’ve seen financial charts. Maybe they mean nothing to you. Or they mean everything. Maybe you’re a day trader with … More
COLOR LOVER: THE SUPER-RAD MURALS OF ALBERONERO
We’ve never heard of Alberonero. Have you? No? We didn’t think so. But now we have, and you have, too. … More
HAVE WE REACHED “PEAK” YAYOI KUSAMA?
We saw this cool street-artsy mural portrait of the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama in Santa Barbara, California, while visiting there … More
YOU’RE SO RETRO: 8-BIT IMAGES OF YOUR FAVORITE PEAK TV-ERA SHOWS
Artist Gustavo Viselner is a so-called “pixel artist,” and he’s brilliant. The artist has made a name for himself by … More
ADVENTURES IN NEON: HOW “DOUBLE AMERICA 2” IS THE PERFECTLY SYMBOLIC ARTWORK FOR THE TRUMP ERA
Artist Glenn Ligon‘s “Double America 2” is among the most profound works of contemporary American art, and it is profoundly … More
RADICAL: ARTIST SELF-PORTRAIT REVEALS POSSIBLE IDENTITY CRISIS
When you hear the words “self-portrait” you think painting or image by an artist or photographer of him or her … More
Untitled Painting by Minimalist Painter Agnes Martin at LACMA … Los Angeles
Massive Adobe Bricks Art Installation by Artist Rafa Esparza at Hammer Museum … Westwood, Los Angeles
Street Art by Artist Alisha Sofia … Venice, Los Angeles
Another example of the wonderful artwork of Alisha Sofia in Venice, Los Angeles.
Artwork by Artist Ian Tweedy at ALAC 2016 … Santa Monica, Los Angeles
We recently spotted this painting by Brooklyn-based American artist Ian Tweedy at Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2016 at the Barker … More
Magdalena Fernandez Exhibition at MoCA Pacific Design Center … West Hollywood, Los Angeles
The small, self-titled exhibition of video and installation artwork by Venezuelan artist Magdalena Fernandez at MOCA Pacific Design Center in … More
Street Art Portrait of Anna Piaggi by Bradley Theodore … SoHo, New York
“Rock Shop III” Images by Nadja Frank at Denny Gallery … Lower East Side, New York
Street Art Mural by Crash, Bio & Nicer … Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Classic graffiti-art mural on a roller-shutter in Williamsburg, Brooklyn by the graffiti artist Crash, Bio and Nicer.
“Untitled” Lightbulbs Installation by Gonzales-Torres at MoMA … New York
Artwork by Lily Ludlow at Canada Gallery New York
We recently visited the Canada Gallery in the Lower East Side to check out artist Lily Ludlow’s show titled “Pereidolia.” … More
Street Art by Calen Blake in New York
Fresh street art by artist Calen Blake on the old Bowery Bank building, a.k.a., the Jay Maisel Building, at the … More
Contemporary Art … British Artist Chris Ofili’s Infamous Elephant Dung Sculpture in View in New York
Amid the many paintings by British artist Chris Ofili currently on view at the New Museum in New York is … More
In New York … Illuminated Gnomes, Lower East Side
Whimsical, illuminated, translucent gnomes by artist Sam Tufnell at the Castle Fitzjohns Gallery in New York’s Lower East Side.
On the Scene … “H-Edge” by Cecil Balmond at the Ferragamo Museum
“H-Edge” is a super cool stainless steel sculpture by British-based designer Cecil Balmond installed a few days ago in the … More
“Infinity Nets” by Yayoi Kusama at Frieze NY
Yayoi Kusama is one of Japan’s foremost modern and contemporary artists, and it’s been a treat to witness her re-emergence … More
“Untitled” by Barry McGee at Frieze NY
Artwork by influential San Francisco artist Barry McGee at Frieze NY 2014 in New York City. Love it.
In New York … Terry Richardson Street Art Skull Portrait by Bradley Theodore
Artist Bradley Theodore‘s street art of recent months is a series of portraits depicting iconic fashion-world celebrities — such as … More
Street Art … Skeleton Portrait of Fashion Editor Diana Vreeland by Bradley Theodore
Recent street art painting by Bradley Theodore depicting legendary Vogue magazine editor Diana Vreeland. The artwork is on Lafayette Street … More
800 Views of Airports
We love this book of photographs by the renowned Swiss artist duo of Peter Fischli and David Weiss. “800 Views … More
“Smart Air” by Artist Raemann … New York
A sparkly fresh new wheat-paste street art piece by the artist Raemann on Lafayette Street in NoHo, downtown New City. … More
Fresh Street Art by Rae on Rivington Street … New York City
Tokyo: The Taro Okamoto Sculpture
Gun-Toting Native American Street Art In SoHo
Wheat-paste street art poster by artist Dylan Egon of Native American in traditional garb and toting a modern, high-powered assault … More
Tapestry Made of Paper Debris from the Twin Towers
Artist Elena del Rivero’s massive installation artwork “[Swi:t] Home: A CHANT” is a rich, touching work drawing on the creator’s … More
Wall-Mounted Fiat Car as Ready-Made Conceptual Art?
The color-blocked Fiat by British conceptual artist Simon Starling, mounted on a wall at the New Museum in downtown New … More
International Klein Blue and Web Display, WTF?
The hue of blue known as International Klein Blue (or “IKB”) is a color that cannot be accurately rendered on … More
The “Bella Luna” installation by artist Anne Herlihy at the recent Glow all-night art event at Santa Monica Beach, in … More