Today, Kenny Scharf's mural on the corner of Houston and Bowery in lower Manhattan was replaced by "Lakota, North Dakota," a piece from JR's Inside Out Project, which he created with the $100,000 TED prize he received to carry out his wish to "turn the world inside out" with art. Inside Out b ... More >>
Today, the Kenny Scharf mural on Houston and Bowery was transformed into a multimedia piece when Chinese artist Liu Bolin camouflaged himself in the painting. Bolin's performance was part of his ongoing series "Hiding In The City," in which he paints himself so that he completely blends in wi ... More >>
Art Homer Simpson could love.
Artist Kenny Scharf has not one but two solo shows at the Paul Kasmin Gallery, and one of them might appeal to the food-obsessed. Three Dozen features -- you guessed it -- three dozen small paintings of big, tasty-looking donuts floating in the sky, and runs thro ... More >>
This week Bones, intrepid art-world raconteur, pisses in the wide, rushing river of the Armory Show.
Photo via SuperTouch
On the first day of the Armory Show, above and outside Pier 94, 60-year-old downtown holdover Kenny Scharf was standing on a hydraulic jack in wraparound shades and a black sku ... More >>
This week Bones, intrepid art-world raconteur, gets in on the Whitney's Synthetic, a modest celebration of paint that dries quickly. Enough of this pseudo-spiritual oil worship...
Courtesy the Whitney
Oil paint is a product of arcane and noble alchemy. To make it, hard elements--titanium, cobalt, ... More >>