Photographs by Tim Barber in this 2013 book made from a project commissioned by WACKO MARIA
For our series, “Flash Us,” we ask some of our favorite tattoo artists to create a design based on a classic theme—naked ladies. This week, Fernando Lions sent us the above. Fernando tattoos out of Flyrite Tattoo in Brooklyn, and you can follow him here.
On view at Sandra Gering Inc. through March 29th
From Copenhagen to New York to San Francisco, there’s a whole bunch of good shows to see.
“This poster is a tribute to Ai Weiwei’s art, his courage to be outspoken, and in support of his ongoing political struggle with the Chinese government. I hope the image will help raise awareness and advance dialogue that might lead to permission for Ai Weiwei to travel freely and continue to express himself.” – Shepard Fairey
Photos by Kristy Leibowitz
The Devil and the Art Dealer by Alex Shoumatoff
It was the greatest art theft in history: 650,000 works looted from Europe by the Nazis, many of which were never recovered. But last November the world learned that German authorities had found a trove of 1,280 paintings, drawings, and prints worth more than a billion dollars in the Munich apartment of a haunted white-haired recluse. Amid an international uproar, Alex Shoumatoff follows a century-old trail to reveal the crimes—and obsessions—involved.
The Lion Tamer, by Max Beckmann
Yosuke Ushigome’s Commoditised Warfare series, part of MoMA’s Design and Violence project.
On March 29th, Juxtapoz, UNIV and Chandran Gallery are putting on a special auction and exhibition benefit for Waves For Water, an organization on the ground in the Philippines, mobilizing an urgent clean water disaster relief initiative in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Here’s a look through the benefit boards.
A print based off of the centerpiece of VIZIE’s recent show is now available for sale online
Jacob Ovgren is one of the main artists behind Polar Skateboards in Europe. In his current show SEX (Sick Emotions X-ibit) at Beach London, he extends his graphic drawings onto paper and explores awkward moments of humanity in his own fun way.
Erik Brunetti & Jesse Edwards in a show presented by Vito Schnabel & PM Tenore at 43 Clarkson Street. Opening reception from 6-9pm.
Christo by Barbara Rose
He wrapped monuments, government buildings, coastlines, islands. Now the artist is preparing for possibly his most ambitious projects to date, including what may be the biggest art structure in the world.
Wes Anderson // Centered
For our series, “Flash Us,” we ask some of our favorite tattoo artists to create a design based on a classic theme—naked ladies. This week, Daniel Albrigo sent us the above. Daniel tattoos out of Three Kings Tattoo in Brooklyn, and you can follow him here.
Stephen Powers at The Strand