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Hikari Shimoda's Starry-Eyed Characters Spotlighted in Major Japan Exhibit

Entitled “The Catastrophe of Death and Regeneration.”<p>Hikari Shimoda is set to launch a major solo exhibition at Asahi Art Museum in her hometown of Nagano, Japan. Entitled “The Catastrophe of Death and Regeneration,” the acclaimed Japanese artist will display ten years worth of artworks at the …

Art

A KAWS Pink 'BFF' Plush May Be in the Works

Clad in a miniature suit.<p>KAWS recently revealed that he will be working with Kim Jones on an exclusive project for Dior. Prior to the label’s Spring/Summer 2019 show at Paris Fashion Week this Saturday, the Brooklyn-based artist teased a new pink <i>BFF</i> plush wearing a miniature suit. The collectible …

Streetwear

An Exclusive Look Inside L'art de l'automobile's KAR AUDIO SYSTEMS Pop-Up

A joint effort with Louis Vuitton’s Music Director, Benji B.<p>Following the initial reveal of L’art de l’automobile‘s KAR AUDIO SYSTEMS collection, we have a closer look at the collaboration between the Parisian brand and Deviation, the club night run by Benji B (recently named Louis Vuitton’s Music …

Louis Vuitton

Virgil Abloh & Takashi Murakami Unveil T-shirts For "TECHNICOLOR 2" Exhibition

Available only at Gagosian Paris.<p>Leaving no time to waste, Virgil Abloh kicked off his “TECHNICOLOR 2” co-exhibition with Takashi Murakami shortly after his monumental Louis Vuitton debut.<p>Teaming up once again, the two recently opened their latest show at Gagosian‘s Paris outpost after weeks of …

T-shirts

Banksy unveils new pieces in Paris, France

Share this article<p>StreetArtNews<br>• June 22, 2018<p>While we last heard from him a few weeks ago in New York City, Banksy is now in Paris where three new …

Banksy

From the Music Video That Mesmerized the Art World to a Devastating Fire at a Scottish Art School: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Art World<p>Catch up on the weeks news—fast.<p>,<p><b>BEST👍</b><p><b>The Art World Goes Apesh*t –</b> The usually jaded cognoscenti had a range of emotional reactions to the …

Art

A magnificent weekend of art in Mayfair

Now in its fifth year, Mayfair Art Weekend (taking place from June 29 to July 1) promises to be a celebration of the best of the capital’s …

Art

'Bodys Isek Kingelez: City Dreams' Review: Utopia in Miniature

New York<p>An old artist’s bumper sticker (in California, of course) said, “When Outsiders are Insiders, only Insiders will be Outsiders.” At first gobsmacked glance, the “extreme maquettes” (as the artist called them) of tabletop make-believe cities by Bodys Isek Kingelez (1948-2015) appear to be the …

Art

Court's broadminded verdict on controversial breastfeeding magazine cover - Tamil Movie News

A few months back, a magazine cover which had a woman breastfeeding a child made news. The model was Gilu Joseph who made the bold appearance in the …

Tamil Cinema

Patricia Piccinini's Huge Otherworldly Field of Flowers Is Coming to Sydney

A re-imagined version of The Field, which features more than 3000 flower sculptures and is currently on display in Brisbane, will exhibit at this …

Art

Day’s wrap: Gucci, Amazon, Instagram, Waldorf Astoria, Rolls-Royce and Agnona

Luxury Daily's live news from June 22 - Gucci supports refugees with 5 new Art Walls; Amazon expands try-before-you-buy service across US; Instagram …

Murals

Painting prodigy makes a big splash

<i>Editor’s note: The annual Mosaic Journalism Workshop for Bay Area high school students is a two-week intensive course in journalism. Based at San</i> …

Golden State Warriors

Home or Hot Art Gallery? How Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns Are Helping Sell L.A. Real Estate

"To get their signal above the noise" when marketing eight-figure houses, brokers are turning to art stagers or even the artists themselves: "I don't …

Real Estate

Painting in public provides benefits, artists find

Carlsbad artist Barbara Barrientos admits to being far more than just a little bit nervous the night before she competed in the all-day Plein Air …

Art

Serena Williams Says Daughter Olympia Inspires Her to Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

For tennis star Serena Williams, joining the fight against domestic and financial violence is crucial to not only being a strong role model, but to …

Domestic Violence

Nouvel Limited push the possibilities of blown glass with latest collection

Blown glass lights that look like bubbles of magma and blown glass vessels slumped over steel and brass stands feature in Nouvel Limited's latest …

Furniture

Salvador Dali Triangle in Spain: there’s more to the surrealist than melting clocks

If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches and a conspicuous moustache – but not much else – then a visit to Spain’s “Dali …

Art

Artist László Zsolt Bordos digitally renders the fragility of memory

In a new exhibit curated by the ZKM Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany, the Hungarian 3d artist László Zsolt Bordos has attempted to …

Art

News & Notes: The Woodlands, June 23

Image 1of/3<p>Caption<p>Close<p><b>Cooper Announces 2018 Signatures Author</b><p>The John Cooper School Fine Arts Council has announced that internationally acclaimed …

The Arts

Weekend Watch: Making Fun of Art

Andrew Smith is an artist/kinetic sculptor whose work is designed to bring senses of wonder, enchantment, and joy to those who experience it. I have been a fan of his work ever since I wrote the introduction to a book about kinetic and found-object sculpture (Device Volume 2: Reconstructed) in 2009.<p>…

Art

‘The main purpose of art is to know who you are and what you are’, says painter Vilas Tonape

Visiting Chandigarh's Lalit Kala Akademi for a live portraiture demonstration at the Open Hand Art Studios, Tonape talked about the process, …

Art

Paris's Giacometti Institute Recreates the Artist's Studio

It also includes 350 sculptures, 90 paintings, and more than 2,000 drawings.<p>In 1922, Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti went to study in Paris, but fell in love with the city and never left. Now, the Giacometti Foundation in Paris will honor the figurative artist at the new Giacometti Institute, which …

Art

Odalisque II, New York by Horst P. Horst on artnet

Past Auction<p>Horst P. Horst• <i><br>Odalisque II, New York</i>, 1943<br>• 55.7 x 43.2 cm. (21.9 x 17 in.)<p>Artist:<p>(American/German, 1906–1999)<p>Title:<p><i>Odalisque II, New York</i><p>, …

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Transgender Artist Sadie Benning Is Not Afraid

Sadie Benning began making videos at age 15, using the PixelVision toy camera the artist got for Christmas that year from Dad, a filmmaking teacher. On New Year’s Eve, Benning sat down in front of the camera for the first time, prompted by the events of a terrible night during which a friend was …

Art

Art world descends upon Swiss Institute

The Swiss Institute threw private events this week to show VIPs its new 7,500-square-foot Annabelle Selldorf building on St. Marks Place.<p>Institute …

Art

Georgia Sagri at Portikus (Contemporary Art Daily)

Georgia Sagri, <i>The Invisible Ones</i>, performance documentation, April 21, 2018<p>Georgia Sagri, <i>Hymbro</i>, performance documentation, June 10, 2018<p><i>Images and</i> …

Art

A Look Inside Virgil Abloh & Takashi Murakami's "TECHNICOLOR 2" Exhibition

Held at the Gagosian in Paris.<p>Saying Virgil Abloh has been busy is an understatement. In addition to just revealing his Spring/Summer 2019 collection for Off-White™, Abloh has also just debuted his designs for Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2019. And if that wasn’t enough, the popular creative has now …

Streetwear

Guillermo Garcia Cruz Exposes the Ideologies of Art Institutions

Guillermo Garcia Cruz’s art questions the very space in which it exists. He investigates the relationship between different aspects of contemporary …

Art

One Artist Creates Dreamy, Surreal Works That We Could Stare At All Day Long

"Everything you can imagine is real."<p>Pablo Picasso once said, "Everything you can imagine is real." And Justin Peters, a 22-year-old self-taught …

Art