ArtAboveReality sits down with Swedish Abstract Artist OK OK
So tell us, Where did the name “OKOK” come from? I picked it myself. Since I grew up a graffiti writer, I didn’t want to use my real name. OKOK can be copy pasted and doubled forever. Inflation. That gives me the chance to create seamless patterns out of... Read more
Hostel Takeover Art Show [October 20, 2013] – San Diego, CA
Whoa! Everyone of my weekends continue to get better! I heard about this art show from one of my partners and being the art craze folks that we are we decided to go check it out. And man, this show did not disappoint at all! Were these artists supposed... Read more
The La Jolla Art x Wine Festival in San Diego, CA [October 12-13]
This past weekend in La Jolla, California over 50 local and international artists gathered on Girard Street to showcase their creations over some good music, food and wine. There were sooooo (did I miss any O’s? :)) many great artists out there! There was no limit to... Read more
#LookWhatArtFound – #Banksy On The Streets of NYC [October 16]
A fibreglass replica of Ronald McDonald having his shoes shined by a real live boy. The sculpture will visit the sidewalk outside a different McDonalds every lunchtime for the next week. Today: South Bronx. – Banksy Controversy. Thats what I like about Banksy. It’s the... Read more
The “Art Project” Episode Two – Boardwalk Art Gallery w/ Mikhail Khodzhayants
Check out the opening episode for the online series “Art Project” directed by ArtAboveReality and hosted by Badir McCleary. ArtAboveReality is an online media platform that showcases some of the newest and talented artists of all kinds. With coverage of museum exhibits, art galleries, one on one interviews and... Read more
#LookWhatArtFound – Artists Storm the Berlin Wall at #LACMA
I really love the arts in Los Angeles. I also love the fact that you can almost crash your car from staring into amazement at some of the creations from some of the worlds most talented artists. Buildings, Trucks, Sidewalks have become canvasses in the city helping promote some... Read more
How many Basquiat’s have you walked by today?
Today (August 12th) in 1988, the Art world lost a great young artist. Jean-Michel Basquait, with all the praise today, was epitome of the young black male struggling to find himself in the cruel world. With being the outcast as well as the artist who was loved and revered... Read more
JAY Z “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film.” Directed by Mark Romanek.
“Picasso Baby” Produced by Timbaland is available on JAY Z’s “Magna Carta… Holy Grail.” Available everywhere- http://smarturl.it/JayZMCHGex Sign up for our newsletter ► http://bit.ly/JZLTsignup Facebook ► http://facebook.com/OfficialLifeandTimes Twitter ► http://twitter.com/LifeandTimes Google+ ► http://plus.google.com/+LifeandTimes Instagram ► http://instagram.com/LifeandTimesOffi… Tumblr ► http://jayzslifeandtimes.tumblr.com Life+Times ► http://LifeandTimes.com Read more
#TheArtistProfile – Artwork by Jerry Adam Puryear
I first met Jerry Puryear in 2004 while working at Saint Joseph’s University and immediately noticed that he was a creative brother, we instantly clicked and spent many days at work cracking jokes with our co-workers and friends at the job. With moving around and life hitting us both,... Read more
2013 La Jolla Fashion Film Festival – San Diego, CA | [#LaJollaFashionFilmFestival]
This past weekend we had the honor and pleasure of attending the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival in San Diego, CA and it did not disappoint!. This being our first fashion and film festival that we’ve attended we really didn’t know what to expect but excited on seeing how... Read more
#LookWhatArtFound – Los Angeles: The Epicenter of Street Art
Graffiti (singular: graffito; the plural is used as a mass noun. Also known as Graff) is writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place. Graffiti ranges from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings, and it... Read more
ArtAboveReality interviews "The B Store" [@BByAperire x @24Footwear] in Los Angeles
ArtAboveReality interviews “The B Store” in Los Angeles ArtAboveReality had the awesome opportunity to interview two entrepreneurs named Joshua Pinkay and Hiromi Dragonfield from “The B Store” in Los Angeles. These two entrepreneurs, and their brands “BByAperire and 24Footwear” have turned heads on Melrose Avenue! With a visually pleasing... Read more
ArtAboveReality visits the MLK Center [@KingCenterATL] in Atlanta
ArtAboveReality had the pleasure of visiting the Martin Luther King Center in Atlanta, GA this month and was amazed at how wonderful this place was! I immediately felt a chill in my bones walking up to Dr. Kings home where he raised his family and lived for many years.... Read more
#ArtHistory – Andy Warhol [1928 – 1987]
OCCUPATION: Painter, Filmmaker EDUCATION: Carnegie Institute (now the Carnegie Museum of Art), Schenley High School, Carnegie Institute for Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University) Born on August 6, 1928, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andy Warhol was a successful magazine and ad illustrator who became a leading artist of the 1960s Pop... Read more
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