JON BURGERMAN PLAYS AROUND WITH KOONS PLAY-DOH SCULPTURE

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This Instagram pic of a tiny little replica of the Koons Play-Doh sculpture housed in plexi, being held next to the Koons 10 foot tall aluminum sculpture ‘Play-Doh’ started it all…

UK Street Artist My Dog Sighs Is Coming To Philly

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We’re excited to announce that during the month of August, our new HAHAxParadigm artist in residence will be none other than, acclaimed UK street artist, My Dog Sighs.

New Jason Andrew Turner Mural at Elixr

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Adoring the new Jason Andrew Turner mural that went up over the weekend inside the quaint Philly hot spot, Elixr Coffee .  Art at Elixr  is curated by Ryan Greenberg, who commissions amazing interior and exterior mural installations that “encourage an open and active dialogue between Elixr, the artists, and the community at large”.

PRIYESH TRIVEDI

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If you’re currently ‘still’ trying to break free of those cultural morals, then this popular ‘Ideal Boy’ series remix is hysterical.

ESCIF – “BATALLA CAMPAL”

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Escif’s has a particular way with illustrative forms of storytelling, translating an evolving understanding of global thoughts/politics onto a wall .

SUPER FUTURE KID’S WORLD

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This is Super Future Kid’s (formerly known as Cake) surreal Daliesque pop filled world.

FIONA TANG

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Six years ago, Vancouver based artist Fiona Tang  began focusing on a career in ceramics when she discovered she was allergic to the glazes and clay, so, she moved onto painting and drawing. Apparently, switching mediums didn’t hurt, now she’s showcasing these amazing trompe l’oeil* style charcoal and chalk pastel life-sized animals that are seemingly popping out […]

SPOTLIGHT: Gordon Parks

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American Photographer Gordon Parks has been called “the most important black photographer in the history of photojournalism” – the man who taught himself how to take pictures at the age of twenty-five with a Voigtländer Brillant that he purchased at a pawn shop. In 1948, after a stint with the Farm Security Administration (F.S.A.) covering the nation’s social conditions, he […]

SPOTLIGHT: Kehinde Wiley

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In honor of Black History Month we’ll spend the next few week highlighting notable African-Americans in the art world. First up is painter, Kehinde Wiley.

Kate Shepherd Wrapping Paper

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Looking for the perfect way to wrap your Valentine’s Lorenzo Buffa watch? Look no further than Kate Shepherd‘s New York Times inspired, hand-printed wrapping paper. Designed by the New York artist internationally recognized for her use of enamel that produces an elegant, clean aesthetic, each sheet of wrapping paper is one-of-a-kind. Kate Shepherd Wrapping Paper […]

Michel Majerus at Matthew Marks Gallery

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The most comprehensive retrospective since the tragic death of 35-year old Michel Majerus, the Berlin-based protégé of Joseph Kosuth, this exhibition will span all three Matthew Marks gallery spaces in Chelsea. Large scale paintings, such as “o.T. (collaboration Nr. 8)” (1999) make direct references to art historical motifs like Jean-Michel Basquiat’s signature figures and inclusion […]

Zeren Badar’s ‘Accident Series’

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Self-taught photographer Zeren Badar describes his latest photography project, Accident Series as “rich, conceptual, sensual and anti-formal” turning “pre-existing works of art into Duchampian ready-mades”. Indeed he is exploring his Dada influences with a peculiar combination of photography, painting & collage. These collages are made with found objects, covered in food, laced in strong shadows […]

Quotables

My head thrown back, I let my gaze dwell on the ceiling. I underwent the profoundest experience of ecstasy I had ever encountered. I had obtained that supreme degree of sensibility where the divine intimations of art merge with the impassioned sensuality of emotion. — Stendhal

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