3/18/2021 0 Comments
Designer JW Anderson teams up with Dame Magdalene Odundo DBE and Shawanda Corbett for the limited edition blanket collection.
The creative artists design three limited-edition blankets each that are hand-knitted. Dame Magdalene Odundo DBE's work were woven "Seat Figured" blanket and two hand-knitted versions labeled "Cat Walk" and "Twist".
The blankets can be a perfect fit into your everyday life. The pieces are limited to 60 editions each, while the the hand-knitted version is limited to 10 units per work. The woven pieces are available on JW Anderson store!
In honor of Ramadan, Off-White HOME celebrates the month of Ramadan with an exclusive homeware collection.
The collection is comprised of soft furnishings and lifestyle accessories such as teapot set, serving tray, a knitted blanket, pillow is various sizes and indoor slippers. The items are customize in special taupe and metallic gold color scheme with Off-White signature.
The Off-White HOME Ramadan collection is available now on Off-White's website!
10/14/2020 0 Comments
Based in Seoul, artist Gyu Han Lee will be launching his new gallery "The Pattern is The Pattern".
The gallery features furniture that is made out of Nike Shoe Boxes. The event will showcased at Gallery Document in Seoul displaying pieces such as chairs, benches, coffee tables, shelving units and more. The artist stated that the name came from Netflix's series Manic, “the moment when the fragments of everyday life that seemed meaningless are repeated and constitute a pattern of life.”
You can check out the Gyu Han Lee's "The Pattern is the Pattern" above and the gallery will be opened until October 17, 2020 in Gallery Document in Seoul.
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ADA: Contemporary Art Gallery opens a new gallery in Accra, Ghana.
Founder Adora Mba shares her thoughts about the launch of her art gallery. “I’ve had a bit more time and figured out more what I want to do with the program. I feel ready now.” The gallery opens on October 15, 2020 with a solo exhibition from Nigerian painter Collins Obijiaku.
Adora Mba's goal for the gallery is to use the space as an incubator and launchpad for African artists, to give them the same kind of backing and momentum so often offered to their European and American counterparts.
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The MoMA Design Store has launched the KAWS-themed merch. The capsule showcase the artists' work such as characters transferring into magnets, pins and postcards.
The stand-out pieces in the collection consist of BFF in different colors, Companions and the Open companion. Sets of postcards feature KAWS artworks such as street advertisements. The collection includes KAWS' heart motif on pin badges and key chains. You can take a look at KAWS merch collection on MoMA Design Store web store.
The Supreme Court of Japan has now made tattooing legalized. The Supreme Court of Japan acknowledged tattooing as an art rather than a medical procedure. The legalization came from after an appeal was decline against public prosecutors versus a 32-year-old tattoo artist who was fined for $1,400 for tattooing three individuals. This new law has made tattooing for artists legal.
Beverly Hills based art gallery UTA Artist Space hosted their virtual exhibition that showcase various artists work during the coronavirus pandemic. Titled "In The Time Of", the online art gallery features paintings and photography from artist all over.
Curated by Amanda Hunt, the host stated in a statement about the exhibition "I wanted to get a glimpse of how art was being made in a time of extreme isolation and restricted access to creative spaces, to perhaps help better understand this moment for myself.” View the art work above and check out the virtual exhibition until July 15 on UTA Artist Space's website!
Toronto Based Artist Alexis Eke's Waters Print
Toronto based artist Alexis Eke released a print labeled Waters to support those who are vulnerable to COVID-19. The artist's Waters print comes in a 20 by 28 inch poster that depicts a portrait of a black woman with the phrase "Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters". Proceeds will be donated to Chris Reed's COVID-19 Protest Relief Fund. Check out The Canvas Agency's website for 'Waters' By Alexis Eke!
Giovanni Martins' #ThisIsBlackGround Print
Photographer Giovanni Martins documents and celebrate black people from all over the world with a new initiative called #THISISBLACKGROUND. The print collection challenges the fashion world and notions of racism in the U.S. and worldwide. The limited edition art prints attempt to free society from racism and xenophobic. 25% of the proceeds donated to the Black Art Futures Fund.
6/27/2020 0 Comments
Art pop icon Jean-Michel Basquiat's painting 'Victor 25448' will be sold at the Phillips Auction.
Before his death in 1988, the painting was displayed in Basquiat's last solo exhibition at New York's Vrej Baghoomian Gallery. The artwork features graphics of signs found in Henry Dreyfuss's 1975 Symbol Soundtrack. The word "IDEAL" is painted across the center of the painting. The Victor 25448 has a pre-sale estimate between $8 million to $12 million. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the Art for Justice Fund. The auction will take place on July 2 on Phillip's website!