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Hats Off to Dean Millien of Con Artist NYC

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Don’t miss Curses! Foiled Again featuring Dean Millien’s tinfoil sculptures.… Continue reading »

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TOKYONEWS illing in NYC

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We are excited to finally announce the release of the 4th installment of SGU (SpecialGraffitiUnit), art paper we publish a few times a year. Vandalism, trespassing and conspiracy charges, wilding in Roppongi with Yakuzas while getting thrown out of every club in Shabuya, #TokyoNews is your new guide to getting locked up abroad.

TokyoNews featuring Tanya Arakawa, Cat Marnell, Kamaryn Potter, Gogy Esparza, Osvaldo Chance Jimenez, Curtis Kulig, Greg Passuntino, … Continue reading »

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“EVERYDAY SUNSHINE: THE STORY OF FISHBONE” JUNE 2010

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Directors Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler bring us Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, which delineates sunrises and falls of the 25 years of Fishbone, an indescribable band who have created their own funk, while juxtaposing historical events happening in and around their hometown South-Central, Los Angeles, CA.

Not broke but, perhaps, “poor,” Fishbone has been a sensation since the members first met yet have not reached the same mainstream … Continue reading »

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Mint and Serf Presses the Press with September 2011 SGU issue WTC

June 2011 issue of SGU: PPP!

June 2011 issue of SGU: PPP!

Mint&Serf prepares to release the September 2011 issue of SGU, Special Graffiti Unit, a leaflet documenting New Yorkers’ memories of Tuesday, September 11th, 2001. While most newspapers or publications intend to honor those who have been lost and embrace that which remains, the SGU staff presumably aims to print reminiscences recalled by unlikely sources, those whom “legit” journalists may overlook. With great sincerity, Mint&Serf … Continue reading »

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SABER, not ONLY a “Street Artist”

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SABER The American Graffiti Artist @ Opera Gallery, 15 Spring Street, between Mercer and Greene Streets, New York, NY, 10012

As street cred gains more art world cred, street artists increasingly pop up in the gallery. Opera Gallery presents SABER The American Graffiti Artist effectively displaying his art in “fine art” context. SABER’s works explore compositional text alluding to graffiti while reconfiguring American iconography. SABER transfers graffiti to the canvas, … Continue reading »

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Digging Contemporary Anthropologic Art

Erik Pauhrizi, "Gold rise," 2011, 23 karat gold, size of one grain of rice

Erik Pauhrizi’s The Poison of our Sins @ CATM chelsea, 500 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011

Erik Pauhrizi, "Gold rise," 2011, 23 karat gold, size of one grain of rice

When sovereign nations attempt to improve economies and introduce fair trade laws, they must also admit tourism as well as imported products. Autonomy and cultural identity tense a native citizen’s relationships on internal-, micro- and macro-levels. A child … Continue reading »

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Make Sure that You Bring Your Hall Pass

Mendoza, Ciudad, 2007, ink on paper, 29 x 15 inches courtesey

Mendoza, Ciudad, 2007, ink on paper, 29 x 15 inches, image courtesy of Culturehall

Many fickle artists repel a contract with a gallery either with hopes to show at a specific gallery or due perpetual commitment issues. New York-based David Andrew Frey has created an online oasis for artists who suffer from similar aforementioned ailments by launching Culturehall, “a curated online resource for Contemporary Art.” Culturehall archives works of artists … Continue reading »

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