Untitled, 1982 by Jean-Michel Basquiat becomes the most expensive painting sold by an American artist in Sotheby’s Auction
Billionaire buys. As you’ve probably heard or read by now. Untitled, 1982 by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction on May 19th by Yusaku Maezawa (@yuzaku2020). Records: High for a work by any American artist, for a black artist and the first work created since 1980... Read more
What are Ethics? It’s About What You Can Get Away With
Ethics is a large part of business in America. It may be the lynchpin to your organization and also could propel or destroy a business’ reputation. It seems that as far as the art world is concerned, ethics have taken a backseat to marketing dollars, greed, and shady business... Read more
Checking Out The Murals of Brooklyn with The Bushwick Collective
"If Art Is A Crime May God Forgive Me" – RAMO … #ArtAboveReality #LosAngeles #LookWhatArtFound #ArtInspires #Inspiring #Global #Artistic #Expression #Creative #Art #LIFE #artwork #Curator #PhotoJournalism #PhotoJournalist #StreetPhotography #ArtJournalism #ArtPhotography #photoaday #photo #artist #streetart #beatstreet @thebushwickcollective A photo posted by artabovereality (@artabovereality) on Dec 30, 2016 at 8:02am PST... Read more
#StudioVisits – Delphine Diallo
I had the opportunity to meet and see the work of Senegal-born/Brooklyn-based photographer Delphine Diallo. After seeing Delphine’s work during the Bronx edition of No Commission, a art fair created and curated by hip-hop mogul Swizz Beatz, I was intrigued at her collage style and the subject of her... Read more
The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring at The Petersen Automotive Museum
Quick vid (nothing special) of different angles of the works. The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring explores the works and themes of beloved New York pop artist #KeithHaring and will feature five vehicles, each covered in Haring’s unique work. This will be the first exhibit of its kind to... Read more
#TheArtInfluencer – Marvin Bing (@MarvinBing)
You learn to stiffen that bottom lip, trust less, expect the worst, stand on your own two feet and persevere through the emotional toll of sadness and fear. I’m stronger today because of it. – Marvin Bing via RevoltTV As we gear up for our relaunch of #TheArtInfluencer series... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – Gillean Clark
We got the chance to catch up with artist Gillean Clark from New York City at one of our favorite galleries in Los Angeles, Lab Art. Iskander, Lab Art’s Owner, was kind enough to introduce us to Gillean as we were a big fan of his style. Gillean took... Read more
Kickin It w/ Artist Bradley Theodore
We had the opportunity to kick it with Bradley Theodore,one of the dopest artists in NYC and only getting bigger. Originally from Turks and Caicos and now residing in Manhattan, Bradley have captivated art audiences with his colorful skeletal reproductions of some of arts most loving figures as well... Read more
#TheArtistProfile – King Saladeen
The Artist Profile: King Saladeen (Raheem Johnson). ArtAboveReality’s new online series of artist sit-downs titled “The Artist Profile” allows viewers to have a relaxed look at the living artist in their environment. Questions, jokes and in-formalities make up this artistic viewing experience. Read more
Kara Walker amazes with her "#SugarSphinx" at the old Domino Factory in Brooklyn, NY
Kara Walker has easily become my favorite female artist and is becoming my favorite artist period. She continually amazes me with her broad vision! The “Sugar Sphinx” lierally made my jaw drop when I seen it. I have been dreaming lately of visiting Egypt and seeing with my own... 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
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
#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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