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JAMIE O’SHEA’S supertouch has an amazing series of posts that have just gone up . . . .
art by SPACE INVADER
UK///LONDON’S SPACE INVASION
Jamie O’Shea writes: “French artist SPACE INVADER finally brought his 8-bit style street art indoors when his first solo show in London, “Space Invasion & Bad Men part II” opened at the tastemaking LAZARIDES GALLERY …” with plenty of knock-out photos of the exhibition, by SICHI – check it out!
art by RON ENGLISH
LONDON///GOOD THINGS COME IN “SMALL, MEDIUM, AND LARGE” PACKAGES…
Jamie O’Shea writes: “Lucky London shoppers had the rare chance to take home fresh pieces in a trio of sizes from some of their favorite artists when ELMS LESTERS’ innovative, “Small, medium, and Large” group show featuring art by ADAM NEATE, ANTHONY LISTER, DALEK, DELTA, FUTURA,
JOSE PARLA. MARK DEAN VECA, PHIL FROST, RON ENGLISH, SPACE INVADER, STASH and WK INTERACT opened on Friday nite in Fogtown.” above photo/Small, Medium & Large by RON ENGLISH – check it out!
art by R CRUMB on SUPREME BRAND T SHIRT
SPEAKING OF R CRUMB….
Jamie O’Shea writes: “…In what must be the most out-of-let-field collab of 2007, art-minded skate brand SUPREME has teamed up with the certainly street fashion oblivious R CRUMB to produce this limited run of shirts & hoodies bearing panels from the Zap Comix artist’s 80’s era work. We can’t say ….” – follow the rest of his thinking & see more shirts..
art by MATT FURIE
LA///THE CRY OF LOVE…
we really jumped.. when we saw this post – HOMEBOYS TAYLOR McKIMENS & MATT LEINES HIT LA – BIG TIME !!!!
Jamie O’Shea writes: “Hollywood’s underground art hotspot NEW IMAGE ART was awash in clor when the “In Full Cry” group show curated by MATT LEINES & TAYLOR McKIMENS opened its doors this past saturday nite. Featuring an eye-popping array of big and small works by MARK BELL, MELISSA BROWN, ETHAN HAYES-CHUTE, JAMES BENJAMIN-FRANKIN, MATT FURIE, LEIF GOLDBERG, JOSEPH HART, JASON HOLLEY, MISAKI KAWAI, JEFF LADOUCEUR, MATT LEINES, TAYLOR McKIMENS and RYAN MROZOWSKI, the exhibit represented a closely-affliated group of East Coast artists whose faux-naive styles often mask their technical virtuosities…”
with a great series of pix of the artists, guests, & work: including home town faves TAYLOR McKIMENS & MATT LEINES; a great shot of a MATT LEINES “tiger”; 3 incredible “tied-up” pieces by TAYLOR McKIMENS; 2 knock-out MISAKI KAWAI offerings; 6 “The Fury of MATT FURIE” images; and a photo of MEGAN WHITMARSH with her new baby – and yes, Megan cut off her braids !!! – check it out !!!!!
RICHARD PRINCE RETROSPECTIVE at THE GUGGENHEIM
and last, but not least, JAMIE O’SHEA agrees with the art lovers assessment by SIMON CERIGO
– the RICHARD PRINCE – “SPIRITUAL AMERICA” retrospective at the GUGGENHEIM, CHARLIE FINCH notwithstanding – is for TRUE BELIEVERS !!!
POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2007 (& now in his ‘previous entries category’) Jamie O’Shea writes:
“Here at Supertouch, we don’t usually dip too deeply into the whole uptown museum scene, but RICHARD PRINCE’S amazing retrospective, “Spiritual America”, that opened this Friday at the Guggenheim Museum is one of the city’s best shows in years. … FOLLOW HIS THOUGHTS, HERE !! – with 12 additional large scale photos of the exhibit by DIANA HONG.
ALL IMAGES – COURTESY: supertouch