Whenever we tell people what we do for a living we always get the same thing: "You must know what's going on in the city all the time," and "You must get invited to the best events." Well, yes and yes. But recommending events every freaking day of the year to you eccentric New ... More >>
Click to EnlargeThat didn't take long. Last week, the Shepard Fairey mural was removed from the Deitch Projects wall at Houston and Bowery, and now Barry McGee, a/k/a Twist, has already redecorated it with graffiti, sticking with Fairey's red and white color scheme. It definitely looks more i ... More >>
Salute. Photo by Sam Horine.In the week we finally got to unleash the initial Siren Festival details on the world (July 17! 10th anniversary! Matt & Kim, Ted Leo, Surfer Blood, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Harlem! Totally free!), we celebrated Cinco De Mayo like Anna Wintour, Pharrell, a ... More >>
all photos by Sam HorineShepard Fairey has a motorcycle posse and it includes Rick Ross.
Shepard Fairey's "May Day" show opened this past Saturday. The promotional noise from Deitch Projects' send-off has been near-deafening, amplified by the hubbub around Fairey's rabidly targeted, heavily guarded ... More >>
by Adam Nadel for New YorkAnimal New York is reporting that "a very official looking work stop order and notice of violation" was posted on the space at Houston and Bowery in lower Manhattan. The new wall -- once the site of a Keith Haring mural -- is now, essentially, a giant and supposedly ... More >>
Gregg GreenwoodSo, if you're keeping track of Shepard Fairey-related activity around NYC, there is the wall on Houston Street, the Ace Hotel wrap-around, the May Day show at Deitch Projects and, last but not least, a permanent, indoor mural installation at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. That ... More >>
MGMT. You're wearing two different socks, dude. Photo by Josh CheuseIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla on the gleeful self-sabotage of MGMT, Francis Davis looks back on the work of jazz's Paul Motian, and Theon Weber reviews David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love tribute to Imel ... More >>
Goop, mother, goop! All images by Francine Spiegel.
Artist Francine Spiegel likes goop and gore. She needs about 10 pounds of grits, five jugs of pancake syrup, 20 cans of whipped cream, Fruit Loops, fake arms, and some blood, just to get started.
That's the material she used for "Mud & ... More >>
A friend sent the above video to Barr's "The B-Side Is Silent" along the day Dash Snow died, an inadvertent tribute more moving and muted than, say, yesterday's New York Times's uncomfortably hard-edged "Terrible End for an Enfant Terrible" piece ("It was a gruesome end -- a pathetic end..." jesus ... More >>
Deitch Projects LIC's current group exhibition "Pig" is based on a show from last year's Art Basel Miami and features a fake food sculpture that mimics a giant candy necklace by Paolo Pivi entitled "Fake Food Brings Art."
[via Eat Me Daily]