We take a look at the Rick Owens furniture presented by Salon94 at Art Basel Switzerland. Characteristic of Owens’s “glunge” aesthetic (his own term, short for “glamorous grunge”), the furniture showcases urban-minimalist influences from the likes of Donald Judd, Le Corbusier, and… Rick Owens Urban Minimalist Furniture Showing at Salon94 is a post by Elaine YJ Lee on Selectism.
Justin Bieber may be pop music’s bad boy, but as a painting he is an ethereal Adonis. The teen superstar has been immortalized by renowned artist Elizabeth Peyton and was presented last week at Art Basel, a world famous art show featuring modern and contemporary works from close to 300 international art galleries Often compared... Show More Summary
This isn’t your father’s Museum of Modern Art: Yesterday MoMA updated its schedule of upcoming exhibitions. The slate is thick with shows featuring photography, sound and sculpture. Only one major paintings show is currently scheduled at the museum over the next year or so: An Anne Umland-curated Magritte exhibition, coming this fall. Perhaps the most exciting [...]
“Encounters at the Edge of the Multiverse” by Laura Bifano SPACE! The Gallery Show is an upcoming group art show, curated by artist Mike Mitchell, at Gallery1988 (West) in Los Angeles that will feature a collection of original artwork celebrating the history and future of our amazing universe. The show will open on Friday, June [...]
German artist Tobias Wüstefeld reveals the terrifying reality of the Mario universe. His contribution to the We Love 8bit Art Show in Vienna placed Mario's adventures on animals skulls. You can view more photos in the series at the link. Link -via it8bit
Last week we brought you inside the Common Press, a letterpress studio where printing methods of yore are reinvigorated in the name of art. As much as the Press is engaged in making new things, the technological history being preserved there is vast. Read more...
OK, maybe not there weren't a million kind of fun, zany nail looks, but there were at least three of them on yesterday's red carpets. Check 'em out. Actress Olivia Alexander showed off her studded, bowed nail art at the Los Angeles premiere...Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis Brooklyn's Ski Lodge have finally announced details of their debut album, Big Heart, which will be out August 20 via Dovecoat. That's the cover art above. The record was made in Los Angeles with producer Louis Pescov....
Episode one of Bellator's new mixed martial arts (MMA) reality show "Fight Master" is slated to hit the airwaves at 10 p.m. ET this evening (Weds., June 19, 2013) on Spike TV, featuring four coaches in Randy Couture, Greg Jackson, Frank...Show More Summary
Reveals new information about the game's protagonist and sci-fi world. A Transistor gameplay demo has appeared online, offering a lengthy look at the second title from Bastion studio Supergiant Games. Click here to read the full article...Show More Summary
24 Jun-07 Jul In his first stand-alone Sydney show, UK airbrush artist DC Willans will present a series of pop-cultural portraits and landscapes in his trademark photorealist...
Ever wonder how boards turn from trees into building materials? While not a secret, the process is also not entirely obvious – and rarely this clear or quite so visceral. Vincent Kohler (photos by Geoffrey Cottenceau) shows the art and geometry of the dissection process in much the same way an insect specialist might cut [...]
The automaker plans to show off some customized vehicles in the next "Need for Speed" film.
Art Undertaking–Showing his spring/summer 2014 collection, Oliver Spencer was inspired by American neo-expressionist painter Jean-Michel Basqiat. Blending ideas of art, architecture and London subcultures, Spencer referenced Basquiat’s graffiti art with dyeing and bleaching. Show More Summary
What a week it's been for Electronic Arts. First, the game developer showed a teaser trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront. Then, DreamWorks announced plans to make a film based on the Need for Speed game franchise. Both companies stand to win if the success of the Fast & Furious franchise is any indicator. Show More Summary
Japanese artist Seikou Yamaoka used an iPad mini to create this remarkable finger painting of Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring.” This making-of time-lapse shows Yamaoka’s five hour process using the Art Studio app. Yamaoka has more digital art and traditional watercolors on his site. via Kotaku, The Awesomer
I don’t remember the last time I was as excited by a museum show as I am about James Turrell’s, which opens in at the Guggenheim Museum in New York next week. At least as an art appreciator, Turrell has been like a grandfather to me....Show More Summary
Comingsoon snagged show floor photos from the ongoing Licensing Expo where they not only scored a look at the banner art for Godzilla, but also a few other horror films. First, there’s a banner for Universal’s delayed Jurassic Park 4, which promises that Steven Spielberg’s park will reopen in 2015. Colin Trevorrow is directing from... Read More
Will World War Z be the zombie apocalypse movie we deserve? We'll find out in a few days — but in the meantime, you have to admit some of the scenes of rampaging zombie mobs look pretty intense. And here's some stark, thrilling concept art showing just where those images come from. Read more...
When Spike TV's Fight Master debuts tomorrow, on the surface at least, it's going to look awfully familiar. Thirty two mixed martial arts fighters will attempt to realize a dream, to win a single-elimination tournament and earn their spot alongside the world's very best fighters. Show More Summary