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Art Radar: 04.05.11

Miami-based Typoe created this insane piece earlier in the year titled Confetti Death. Produced from shards of spray paint caps, the confetti of color sees a splash through the mouth of a skull, juxtaposing quite nicely with the white wall it’s placed on. Confetti Death was just a snippet of a larger show highlighting the artist’s graffiti and fine artwork. A bit more of his work can be seen here.


First and foremost, I am sure that everyone knows about MOCA‘s Art In The Streets exhibit by now. However, I am not going to post all of them every week but just a favorite or two and then link you all to the site so you can take a gander for yourselves. . .

An enigma wrapped in metal music underpinnings, Neck Face’s latest installment at the MOCA is reminiscent of the stark aesthetic in the artist’s work. The artist’s meticulously-crafted city underbelly within the exhibit allows for a heightened ambiance of dread to enhance the experience.


Following up on their inclusion in MOMA’s “Art in the Streets” exhibition, Shepard Fairey, COPE and Martha Cooper have teamed up to release a limited edition print that goes on sale today, April 21. The 18″ x 24″ poster is a signed screen print of a photograph taken by Martha Cooper of a wall mural featuring the work of Fairey and COPE. With a limited edition run of only 450 copies, the $60 print goes on sale today (at a random, unspecified time) through the OBEY GIANT web store.

Source: Arrested Motion


Time-Lapse of DFace Mural at Corey Helford Gallery

“Going Nowhere Fast” solo exhibition at Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles, D*Face painted a large mural on the outer wall of the show space. Turning to the works of prominent American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein for inspiration, the mural takes on a traditional, highly-stylized comic book style with thick lines and bold color. Take a look at the video above.


Had to drop in on the ever so sexy and talented Tilt to see what he was up to, and guess what? He’s currently has an exhibit running right now from April 15th – June 18 2011, if you see him send my love ;D


Other Criteria offers up a new series of Pharmacy ashtrays from renowned contemporary artist Damien Hirst.

First seen back in 2004, the ashtrays were made for the Pharmacy restaurant but were never included in the Pharmacy auction at Sothebys. Sever different variations are available now through the Other Criteria online store, each varying in color and design.


Originally spotted back in March, the collaboration between Kanye West and M/M (Paris) finally sees a release as the two prepare to drop a series of printed of silk scarves featuring artwork from Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Five different designs were created in total, each limited to only 100 pieces.

“The five designs include a take on the album’s cover (Phoenix); a crowned, perhaps Kanye-esque head stuck with a sword (Power); two screaming faces (Face and Priest); and the “Ballerina.” The French-made, silk twill scarves all feature Georgo Condo’s paintings, with hand-lettered borders by M/M (Paris). They will be made available through colette and come Monday.


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