Photos by Tim HansCategory: Photos | Tags: aryz, david choe, retna
So as finals exams and essays begin to creep up on me (70-ish pages to write in the next month), these link-o-rama posts are going to become essential until the school year is up, so you know, I encourage you to read them closely.
- Aryz has a solo show coming up in San Fransisco at Upper Playground’s Fifty24SF. David Choe is a fan, and says that it’s gonna be a “feeding frenzy” with collectors wanting to buy out the show 100x over even before anyone has seen the work.
- Of course, if you’re looking for something you can get your hands on, I’m loving this print from Unga.
- Ron English recently released a monochrome grey version of his Temper Tot figure on his website.
- Sam3 gets me every time.
- The Carbon Festival is on this weekend in Melbourne.
- I’ve got to hand it to TrustoCorp for making this sweet suitcase device to spray stencils in broad daylight. They also been distributing a bunch of custom cereal box artworks (in collaboration with other artists like Shepard Fairey) around LA for people to hunt down.
- Those pretty blah painted shutters near the New Museum are getting painted again. Sounds like more blah.
Photo courtesy of Ville de Fleury-les-AubraisCategory: Art News, Events, Festivals, Gallery/Museum Shows, Photos, Print Release, Random, Toys | Tags: aryz, Cekis, david choe, fifty24sf, ron english, sam3, trustocorp, Unga, Upper Playground
Such an interesting piece for MOCAtv. Alia Shawkat (Maeby from Arrested Development) visits with David Choe at his home/studio aka batcave. Choe is as much a character as he is a talented artist.Category: Videos | Tags: david choe
Link-o-rama. ‘Nuff said.
- As you probably know, copyright laws (particularly in the USA) are pretty screwed up. Maybe this is one solution.
- Everyone is going crazy over David Choe right now because we all suddenly learned that he might be worth a lot of money. But did you know that he is also a talented artist and he was just as talented a month ago? Thankfully, his interview with Howard Stern seems to acknowledge this, plus it’s great and honest insight into a generally interesting guy.
- Last year, Ron English took a road trip to Detroit with his family. Here’s the resulting video series.
- Nychos and Flying Fortress collaborate.
- Arrested Motion has a preview of the upcoming Os Gemeos show in LA.
- Royce Bannon has curated this upcoming show at the Mishka shop in NYC.
Photo by Troy LovegatesCategory: Art News, Gallery/Museum Shows, Interview, Photos, Random, Videos | Tags: david choe, flying fortress, nychos, os gemeos, prism, ron english, royce bannon, troy lovegates
Thanks to spending the weekend in NYC for Skewville’s show at Factory Fresh (on now and great), I am late with this week’s link-o-rama. Nonetheless, here it is:
- When David Choe painted Facebook’s offices back in 2005, he was given two options: He could either take a couple thousand dollars as payment, or stock in the company. He chose the stock. Assuming that Choe has held onto that stock, the New York Times estimates that Choe may be worth $200 millions pretty soon. So of course, Choe ended up on the front page of the NYTimes and is being written about all over the web, but he is also a talented artist. Here’s some of what he painted in Facebook’s offices (he just painted their new offices as well) and here’s what Choe and a few friends got up to in Denver recently.
- Eloquent Vandals, a film about the Nuart festival, is now streaming online.
- Ron English has two great new sculptures that are well-worth checking out: Fat Tony (the tiger) which will be for sale as a toy and Hulk Obama, which looks like a customization by Ron that may or may not ever be for sale.
- Another great wall by Phlegm in Sheffield.
- Dabs and Myla have a touching Christmas tradition (now let’s get a fun discussion going in the comments about the ethics/humility of making a video about that tradition).
- This collaboration between Reka, Ghostpatrol and TwoOne turned out really nicely.
Photo by El DecertorCategory: Art News, Photos, Random, Toys, Videos | Tags: Dabs Myla, david choe, decertor, Ghostpatrol, nuart, phlegm, reka, ron english, twoone
While David Choe and his collaborator DVS1′s contributions to Nuart 2011 were mentioned a couple of months ago, Nuart has just posted this video of all the work coming together. It’s cool to see these two talented guys at work, plus be reminded of what a great installation they put together for Nuart.Category: Videos | Tags: david choe, dvs1, nuart
This year, Vandalog hasn’t been covering the Nuart festival in Norway nearly as closely as we should. Some great work has gone up by a bunch of artists over the last few weeks. Between Nuart’s flickr page and the coverage at Arrested Motion though, the festival has been covered extensively elsewhere. Check out Arrested Motion for Nuart contributions by Lucy McLauchlan, Dan Witz, Phlegm, Herakut, Vhils (including what may be my new favorite piece by him), Escif, David Choe and DVS-1 and Nuart’s flickr set for even more images.
Photo by CF SalicathCategory: Festivals, Photos | Tags: dan witz, david choe, dvs, escif, herakut, lucy mclauchlan, phlegm, vhils
Had about 4 days away from a computer and it’s taken me nearly as long to catch up on emails. This post should help to finish that task. Here’s what I missed while I was away:
- Aiko has a show at Pure Evil Gallery opening today. It’s called Unstoppable Waves, which was the name of her recent show in Amsterdam, so it will probably be some of the same work.
- Some cool walls from Hyuro (especially this one).
- Sickboy also has an upcoming solo show in East London. His show runs November 3rd-6th.
- Lazarides’ Minotaur show/restaurant in the Leake Street Tunnels is open now, and, regardless of the ridiculous high-society vibe of the event, the art looks good. S.Butterfly has plenty of images. Additionally (and counteracting a small portion of that high-society vibe), Lazarides’ The Outsiders webstore has 3 unlimited run screenprints available now from ATMA, David Choe and Stanley Donwood.
- Dale Grimshaw has a solo show on now at Signal Gallery in London.
- Da Mental Vaporz (Avec, Dran, Bom K, Sowat, Kan, Brusk, Blo, Gris, and Jaw) painted this mural in Brest, France.
- Here’s the latest from Isaac Cordal.
- If you’re a fan of ephemera and art from Colab/ABC No Rio/Fashion Moda and the like, check out Gallery 98 Bowery.
- Similarly, Printed Matter in NYC has a show opening this weekend about Colab.
Photo by OtherCategory: Gallery/Museum Shows, Photos, Random | Tags: 1010, abc no rio, aiko, atma, avec, blo, bom.k, brusk, colab, da mental vaporz, dale grimshaw, david choe, dran, fashion moda, gris, hyuro, isaac cordal, jaw, kan, lazarides, pure evil gallery, sickboy, signal gallery, sowat, stanley donwood, troy lovegates
With fall approaching (hopefully quickly after all the time I’ve been spending in 100 degree weather), another edition of Stavanger, Norway’s Nuart festival is just around the corner. This year, Nuart will break away from the murals that its become known for in favor of an event more like The Underbelly Project or Hell’s Half Acre: While there will still be some walls painted around the city, most of the festival will be indoors where artists will focus on painting directly on the walls of “seven abandoned 17x5x5 meter tunnels [and] a 50meter long access tunnel with an entrance hall equal in size to the cities largest gallery.”
Photo by kalevkevadCategory: Festivals | Tags: dan witz, david choe, DOLK, escif, herbert baglione, hyuro, lucy mclauchlan, nuart, phlegm, tellas, vhils
Well, it’s been quite a week for me at least. Here’s what I wasn’t posting about while I was busy breaking up fights…
- Tox has been jailed for an absolutely insane sentence of 27 months for writing graffiti. There are not words the express who screwed up that sentence is. The British Transport Police claim Tox’s graffiti caused passenger delays, but sending him to jail for 27 months just costs taxpayers a boatload of money. Graffiti writers should receive sentences of community service and/or fines. Not jail time.
- JR has posted a short video highlighting one of the stories to emerge so far from his Inside Out project.
- Dirty Hands, a film about David Choe, is finally on DVD and streaming online.
- Some big names including El Mac, SheOne, Roids and Kid Acne are due to paint some big murals on a Bristol street soon.
- The Toykio cafe/gallery is finally open and it looks fantastic.
- Vhils has another video out of his artwork-by-explosion technique.
- I’m not usually a fan of light art or “light graffiti,” but this stuff blows me away.
- Graffiti writer BNE has raised almost $20,000 towards providing clean water to people in need. And he’s looking to do even more.
- Roa’s show in Berlin has opened.
- Becca is part of a show in LA.
- Thom Thom / Hephaestus makes some damn cool ad disruptions.
Photo by Delete08Category: Art News, Events, Gallery/Museum Shows, Photos, Videos | Tags: becca, bne, david choe, gold peg, jr, kid acne, konbit shelter, mac, roa, ROIDS, thom thom, tox, toykio, vhils