Eddie Huang visits Moscow in full tiger gear
On view through the end of the month inside a converted bodega in the Lower East Side.
Directed by Celine Danhier
Today, Manhattan is a byword for overpriced property, overexposed landmarks and overdressed fashionistas. In the late 70s, however, it was rat-infested, crime-crippled, cheap and nasty – somewhere for America to dump its immigrants, poor people and artists. Music, art, fashion and filmmaking burgeoned, fueled by drugs, dares, fads, feuds, and a fair helping of madness.
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Samuel Borkson of FriendsWithYou to share his favorite place to eat. FriendsWithYou is a fine art collaborative working in a variety of mediums, including paintings, sculpture, large-scale experiential installations, public playgrounds, published works and live performances in order to affect world culture by cultivating special moments of spiritual awareness and powerful, joyous interaction.
Continue reading for his answer.
Lots happening including Christian Marclay (above) at Paula Cooper this Friday, so click that read more link below.
Another day, another volcano. Japan might even have a new island to add to their territory after an underwater volcanic eruption blasted rock above sea level earlier today. And did you hear about the newly discovered active volcano in West Antarctica? Hot.
Keiichi Tanaami (1975)
Inside the New Era Cap Company factory.
Last week, I was invited up to Buffalo, New York to learn about New Era’s brand history and their upcoming Heritage Collection. Being that baseball caps have had a place in my entire life, I jumped at the opportunity.
Founded in 1920, the fourth generation family-owned business has evolved from making Gatsby-era “fashion caps” to heritage-linked Major League Baseball caps, which they started producing in 1934. In recent years, New Era has expanded beyond baseball exclusivity and has utilized over 400 licenses, producing a new age of “fashion caps” for popular culture, and in turn coming full circle back to their foundation.
With over 50 million caps produced last year, chances are you’ve had one on your head at some point in time.
Two reasons to celebrate tonight at 41 Montrose (at Lorimer) Brooklyn, NY.
For this installment of ” Artist Eats,” we asked Alex Kizu aka DEFER K2S to share his favorite place to eat. DEFER was a founding member of the legendary Los Angeles graffiti crew K2S, and pioneered a style that combined New York graffiti with the neighborhood placaso style. DEFER now incorporates his unique lettering with Japanese art to create exquisite works on walls and canvases. Continue reading for his answer.
On 27th street, PK SHOP launches their holiday store with limited art, home and design multiples and editions from Lady AIKO, Julia Chiang, Mark Ryden, Shelter Serra, Nir Hod, FriendsWithYou, Kenny Scharf, Will Ryman, Walton Ford and Buff Monster. On 25th street, Marlborough Chelsea presents Double Hamburger Deluxe (pictured), a group exhibition based around the massive Warhol painting Double Hamburger, and down on 21st street, Liz Magic Laser has a live performance at Paula Cooper that starts promptly at 7pm.
Photos by Christos Katsiaouni
Cold and wet and in an unfamiliar city, FUZI UVTPK and I were looking for a place to shelter us from the rain when we stumbled upon a series of greenhouses. The first contained temperate vegetation with cacti and succulents from the U.S. and Africa. (There is also annex of carnivorous plants that can be visited upon request.) The second housed a garden of tropical crop plants (coffee, cocoa and vanilla, for example), and the third featured orchids and ferns growing underneath the fronds of large palm trees, which had trunks wrapped in tropical vines.
Text and photography by Zio