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Iconic Motown Album Covers

Iconic Motown Album Covers

In anticipation of Motown’s 51st Anniversary next month, we’re breaking down some of the labels most iconic artists and albums throughout time. It was just about 51 years ago, that Berry Gordy, music industry veteran took out a $800 loan from his family to launch Motown Records in Detroit. Since its creation, Motown has birthed [...]

African American Artists You Need to Know!

African American Artists You Need to Know!

Beau McCall: Drawing inspiration from his mother and aunts button collection, he crafts custom made pillows with images of icons and abstract collages. Shirley Nette Williams: Williams uses her bare hands and/or sewing machine to stitch images of intriguing faces in her pieces. Dormworld Crew: Founded by members Antuan Broussard, Sha Broussard, and Bruce Broussard [...]

Louis Vuitton “The Art Of Travel”

Louis Vuitton “The Art Of Travel”

Louis Vuitton has revealed its new ad campaign “The Art of Travel” fronted by American model Arizona Muse. In the campaign shot by Inez & Vinoodh, Muse models a Monogram Louis Vuitton bag in the dramatic setting of Paris’s Louvre museum.

M.I.A. The Rizzoli Book Video Trailer

M.I.A. The Rizzoli Book Video Trailer

M.I.A. is quite likely the most interesting and provocative singer, so I’m interested in getting a better glimpse into her creative process. Not only is her musical output singular in my opinion, but her visual language and potent graphic imagery is second to none — which is the exact focus of the 192-page compendium.

JR Reveals Art Project in DC

JR Reveals Art Project in DC

French street artist JR revealed his latest piece of art in Washington, D.C. JR covered a building with Civil Rights photographer Ernest Wither’s image of the “I Am Man” demonstration.  

The Art Of Basketball

The Art Of Basketball

A collection of NBA licensed artworks which taps a select group of leading graffiti and street artists to re-imagine the most iconic symbol of the game,  the official NBA backboard. The collection will be showcased in POP International in NYC for the entire month of October.

The Barbican’s Rain Room

The Barbican’s Rain Room

This exhibit  is at the Barbican’s Curve gallery, it opened on 4th October and runs until March 3rd 2013 . The ‘Rain Room’ is the mastermind of experimental art group Random International. Florian Ortkrass, who founded Random International with fellow Art graduates Stuart Wood and Hannes Koch said that the best thing about the installation [...]

Swizz Beatz speaks on the importance of art

Swizz Beatz speaks on the importance of art

  Swizz Beatz is getting more and more into art these days. He explains why art is a bigger investment instead of jewelry and reveals that he sometimes offers advice to other hip-hop acts who want to collect: “Diddy will call me for a little advice on a painting,” Mr. Dean said. “He has a lot of amazing Peter [...]

Brooklyn Museum Presents Mickalene Thomas

Brooklyn Museum Presents Mickalene Thomas

Mickalene Thomas’s Origin of the Universe is the first major solo museum exhibition for this highly acclaimed multi-media artist. The exhibit includes some of Thomas’ most notable decorative portrait paintings as well as a new body of work that explores landscapes and interiors. The exhibition also features a mural in the entrance way, a debut [...]

REƧƎƎИ: A Transformation of Visualisations

REƧƎƎИ: A Transformation of Visualisations

Based on the work of renowned New York City-based photographer Jonathan Mannion, REƧƎƎИ: A Transformation of Visualisations  will unite the likes of Berlin-based artists Amine Bendriouich, Christian Awe, Conny Dreher, Ebon Heath, Good Wives and Warriors, Lukas Feireiss and Noelle for an interdisciplinary reinterpretation of Mannion’s pieces. Utilizing photography, fashion, paint, graphic design, typography, illustration and sculpture, [...]