Artist DENIAL Show CONTROL + ALT + DELETE

Canadian Pop and Graffiti artist Daniel Bombardier, aka DENIAL, is presently exhibiting his first solo show at the Vs. Gallery in Melbourne, Australia. The show titled CONTROL + ALT + DELETE is a an exhibition that examines our perception of consumerism, fed to us through through advertising and branding, in an attempt to start a new dialogue about Capitalism and corporate values. Read more

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Australian Artist Ben Frost for Moschino

It hasn’t been formally advertised nor acknowledged anywhere that I could find, so I’m guessing that was part of the agreement between fashion brand Moschino and pop artist Ben Frost. But it’s clearly the Australian artist’s Lichtenstein-like artwork that appears as the textiles in both Moschino’s 2018 Fall Winter RTW collection and on the fun new capsule collection, Moschino Eyes. Read more

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A Visit To The Museum of Failure in Los Angeles

The Museum of Failure is the brainchild of Swedish clinical psychologist and self-described “innovation researcher” Dr. Samuel West. Brought to Los Angeles last December for an initial two-month run, the temporary museum exhibition consists of a 100+ marketing failures from some of the world’s best known brands and companies such as Mattel, Apple and Nabisco. Read more

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Films of The Coen Brothers Honored by 50 Artists

If you’re a lover of movies, you are undoubtedly aware of the writing, directing and producing duo known as The Coen Brothers. American filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen have made 17 films in their 32 years of working together. The brothers have been nominated for thirteen Academy Awards together, individually for one award each, winning Best Original Screenplay for Fargo and Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for No Country for Old Men. The duo also won the Palme d’Or for Barton Fink (1991) and were nominated for Fargo.

O Coen, Where Art Thou? is a tribute to films of the Coen Brothers on view at SPOKE Art for the month of February, opening tomorrow. Over 50 artists, inspired by Coen Brothers movies celebrate the American filmmakers with painting, sculpture, prints and more. Read more

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Rick Ross, DJ Khaled and Steve Aoki Get Their Own Belaire Bottles

After shilling for Luc Belaire for months as celebrity ambassadors, hip hop icon Rick Ross, global hitmaker DJ Khaled and Grammy-nominated DJ Steve Aoki finally get their own faces on bottles of premium sparkling wines for the Belaire brand. Read more

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OKCupid Ad Campaign Redefines DTF with W+K and Toiletpaper

Ad agency Wieden + Kennedy New York reached out to artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari, founders of the surreal art magazine Toiletpaper, to work with them to create an ad campaign for dating app OK Cupid. The brightly colored ads play off the DTF acronym (that’s ‘down to fuck’ for those of you living under a rock) by offering other F words as alternatives. Read more

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Louis Vuitton + Star Wars = SciFi Status Symbols

Upcycler and Sculptor Gabriel Dishaw finds creative, environmentally sound ways of re-purposing waste. Combining his fine art background with discarded or found objects and materials that would ordinarily end up in a landfill, he creates tabletop sculptures representing his passions and personal interests. His most recent series combines his love of Star Wars with Louis Vuitton leather, hardware and other upcycled materials. Read more

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Saint Hoax Sums up 2017 in 30 seconds.

Saint Hoax Sums up 2017 in 30 seconds

I think most of us are happy to push out 2017 and usher in 2018 in hopes of a less harrowing and heinous year. Certainly irreverent artist Saint Hoax feels that way. Saint Hoax Sums up 2017 in 30 seconds and rather accurately (although we are missing the wildfires and a few other tragedies) in this funny and frightening piece of animation starring Disney’s Snow White. Read more

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