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Tantric Art: Erotic & Divine Tour Series @ Rubin Museum

The Rubin Museum of Art is a treasure trove and temple.  It is home to one of the West’s most extensive and preeminent collections of Himalayan art.  Open for nearly ten years, the NYC museum, which boasts an elegant six-story spiral staircase, houses close to 2,000 works that celebrate the …

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DALeast @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Kick off the New York fall art season on Thursday, September 4th, with the brilliance of artist, DALeast.  The Laten Photon will blow your mind. Guaranteed. Lucky for us, this solo show, his second held at Jonathan Levine Gallery since 2012, is a continued exploration of his signature style at …

Outside, Inside A Detour from Graffiti and Street Art

Outside, Inside: A Detour from Graffiti and Street Art

OUTSIDE, INSIDE brings together the distinct and disparate voices of artists from New York to Chile to Prague – ranging from the fantastical to the political. A group exhibition opening in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, the show spotlights the work of artists that have crossed over – those that continue to …

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Roger Gastman’s “Cruel Summer” Group Show

Graffiti impresario and obsessive collector, Roger Gastman just made our summer.  He has curated a must-see group show in NYC.  Taking over both locations of Jonathan LeVine Gallery in Chelsea, “Cruel Summer” gathers the work of more than 20 vibrant artists including BLADE, Ben Venom, DABS MYLA, POSE, REVOK, Cleon …

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Architectural Shipping Containers Painted with Greek Gods

Graffiti duo Pichi & Avo traveled to Werchter, Belgium and created a colossal installation for the North West Walls Street Art Festival. Curated by Belgium artist Arne Quinze, the idea of the work was to give Spanish artists creative freedom over the shipping containers, utilizing spray paint and Greek god …

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Art in Public: New Works by Jan Kaláb

New York City has taunted and inspired artists for generations.  Her sights, sounds, excitements and calamities are a constant push/pull serenade.  In a recent stay as a visiting artist, Jan Kaláb was amongst her enchanted.  The multidisciplinary artist, who belongs to the oldest active generation of graffiti writers in the …

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The Work of Hattie Stewart

Based out of London, Hattie Stewart considers herself a “professional doodler,” whose wildly original brand of defacing popart has been flipping the fashion world on its’ head. Her outre and comic book-esque style takes a cartoon influenced brush, which combines bright colors, strange characters and an all together stylized version …

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Distorted Middle Eastern Rugs by Faig Ahmed

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan artist Faig Ahmed has been re-imagining traditional Middle Eastern carpets since 2003. By studying the artistic qualities of Azerbaijani rugs, Faig disassembles their conventional aesthetics and recomposes them with influences of media inspired installations. By destroying the stereotypes associated with the traditional carpets and applying modern schemes, …

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Hand Painted Animated Gifs by INSA

Dubbed “Gif-iti,” INSA mixes “retro internet technology and labor intensive painting, [creating] slices of infinite un-reality.” We agree. The hypnotizing and infinitely rotating color patterns are what makes INSA’s collection so addicting.

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Carl Kleiner For Herman Miller

Photographer Carl Kleiner is known for his textures and color styling. His series for Herman Miller’s new editorial platform ‘WHY’ showcases new color palettes developed by Carl Kleiner.

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Magic Carpet by Miguel Chevalier

Magic Carpet is a light motion system developed by French artist Miguel Chevalier. Chevalier was invited by the French Institute of Morocco and given free range to transform the nave of Sacre Coeur in Casablanca into a mesmerizing spectacle of light and sound.

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Miguel Laino

Miguel Laino is a Spanish born painter whose work has been coveted by the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen, just to name a few. His pieces are cut and spliced together to create ghostly watercolor-esque collages. Interested in the human form within “a contemporary context” Miguel’s process seeks …