15.06.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Isak Applin

A selection of paintings by artist Isak Applin (previously featured here). See more images below.

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14.06.17 by Jeff

David Choe’s Controversial Bowery Mural Has Been Defaced (Multiple Times)

Photo by Luna Park

 

Almost immediately after artist David Choe completed his giant mural on New York City’s famed Bowery wall (located at the corner of Houston Street and Bowery), the artwork was defaced.

Goldman Global Arts, curators of the Bowery wall, made a very controversial decision to select David Choe for the wall despite his bragging about predatory sexual behaviour on his own podcast a few years ago (if you’re unaware: further reading). Last week Hyperallergic wrote about the Bowery mural and its part in the normalisation of rape culture.

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14.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Huguette Despault May

Quite like these “Paper Nest Drawings” by artist Huguette Despault May. More images below.

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14.06.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Emily Garthwaite

A selection of images from “A Portrait of India”, a series by British photographer Emily Garthwaite. More images below.

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14.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Elad Lassry


Elad Lassry, Untitled (Green), 2014, foil on chromogenic print
Rosenblum Collection – photo courtesy of 303 Gallery, New York

 
Tel Aviv-born, Los Angeles-based artist Elad Lassry’s first major exhibition in Canada opens at the Vancouver Art Gallery on June 24th. The show features 70+ works — films, photographs, and sculpture — produced by Lassry over the last decade. Have a look at some more images of the work below.

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14.06.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Tyler Jackson

A selection of film photos by Tyler Jackson, exploring an active volcano in Indonesia. More images below.

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13.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Mario Maplé

Our buddy Smithe has opened a gallery in Mexico City called TOBA and they’re currently showing the work of Mario Maplé. Have a look at more drawings below!

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13.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Esteban Ocampo Giraldo

A selection of paintings by Colombian artist Esteban Ocampo Giraldo, based in New York City. More images below.

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