The Art of the Studio, Gangster

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Stephen Powers just got a 5 month extension on the ICY Signs show at the Brooklyn Museum. Steve will be on view every single day, from now until August 21st.

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Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull)

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Big ups to Stephen Powers on his upcoming site-specific installation at the Brooklyn Museum with the ICY Signs crew. Opening November 20th, Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull) will be an “immersive environment filled with paintings and signs created in the visual vernacular of the iconic seaside community.” Can’t wait.

FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds

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This Summer FAILE will be taking their talents to the Brooklyn Museum for a new show entitled Savage/Sacred Young Minds. Featuring two installations by the duo as well as a host of new paintings, Savage/Sacred Young Minds will run from July 10th through October 4th, 2015.

For those interested in purchasing work from FAILE, they’ll be releasing a new series of Book Covers this Thursday, April 2nd at NOON (NYC Time).

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Blue-Chip Boombox

A look at some of the functional sculptures in Tom Sachs’ Boombox Retrospective 1999 – 2015 at The Contemporary Austin

Cooper Hewitt: The Typeface

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Designed by Chester Jenkins for the Smithsonian’s Design Museum, Cooper Hewitt is “a contemporary sans serif, with characters composed of modified-geometric curves and arches.” And best of all, it’s yours to download.

 

The J Dilla collection

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Thanks to J Dilla’s mother Maureen Yancey, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is getting a trove the late musician’s artifacts, including Dilla’s MIDI, and custom-made moog Voyager synthesizer. The donations will be on view in 2016.

Ai Weiwei: According to What?

This introduction to the work of Ai Weiwei was published in conjunction with his wonderful US retrospective, which luckily enough opens at the Brooklyn Museum this Friday, April 18th.

Wes Lang | The Studio

Art Openings Across The Globe

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Tom Sachs
AMERICAN HANDMADE PAINTINGS
March 29, 2014 – May 3, 2014

Opening March 29, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Galerie Thaddeus Ropac
7 Rue Debelleyme
FR-75003 Paris

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Art History is Not Linear

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Ryan McGinness and Alien Workshop join together for a series of t-shirts and skate decks in alignment with his new show at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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The Museum at the Center of the World

Highlights from City As Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection

On view at the Museum of the City of New York through August 24th, 2014. Go see this in person.

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