Author archives: kendrick daye

Taku Obata "Busts A Move" At Jonathan Levine Gallery

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#NowBlinkking Bust a Move, a series of new works by Japanese artist Taku Obata currently showing at the Jonathan Levine Gallery. The work which features dynamic life-size wooden sculptures, drawings and lithographs of b-boys, or break-dancers, with a distinctly interpreted fashion style. A b-boy himself, the artist has a precise understanding concerning the [...]

Todd Strong's Test Culture

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When humans leave this world, their machines stay behind. Self-automated and lonely, our savvy robots begin to experiment—tearing, digging, sowing, yielding, pumping, splashing, boiling. This is an imagined glimpse at their post-apocalyptic re-creation. - Todd Strong "Test Culture"   The adorable and altogether benignly curious, as Sianne Ngai de[...]

Artists! Submit Your Work To Art Nouveau

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  We're going to try something new with how we accept submissions. Please share your work for Art Nouveau here. The comments have the option to attach images, so please be sure to post an image with the link to your work. Be sure to read these before posting. Submission Guidelines: 1. If you see work that you like, upvote it so it appears close t[...]

Mood Ring: Carmine Davis

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In his own words, #nowplaying the soundtrack to Carmine Davis' life. File This Under: #POPoff "(C)ontroversy" - Prince It's no coincidence that my second single was named "Controversy" because it was, of course, inspired by Prince, but there was also a lot of controversy in my life; I had just began seeing some success from my d[...]

Pinkdisguise Is A "Clean Mess" With No Boundaries

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Pinkdisguise is a digital artwork project featuring some amazing illustrations, paintings and drawings. The idea is simple. To create art based on models, artists, famous brands and whatever artificial objects pushed into the world of mass production and marketing. The project is in constant change, influenced by other artists. The late Andy Warhol is obviou[...]

Lyrically Speaking: Paloma Faith "Ready For The Good Life"

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Good music speaks volumes… rather than impose analysis, step back and expose linguistic artistry… listen, look, and linger in fantastic rhythmic reality: lyrically speaking. Paloma Faith "Ready For The Good Life" Ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ahhh Ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ah ahhh (Woo child) Baby give me diamonds, give me gold Take the pain away from in my[...]

#Riunited Instagram Welcomes Back @BadGalRiRi

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Pop timelines just got a little more real. As of this past weekend, Rihanna is back on Instagram! Here's to 10 of the many times she showed us why Instagram is nothing without her. 10. Like The Time She Threw Not So Subtle Shade At Ariana Grande ;) A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on May 5, 2014 at 4:25am PDT 9. That Gramm[...]

Nick Thomm's "Tropic Glows" Opens Nov 6

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New York based, Australian artist, Nick Thomm delivers his first New York solo exhibition, "Tropic Glows," on November 6.   Taking over a two story space in the Lower East Side, the artist – lauded for his signature new media style – will present a new collection of large scale, mixed media works on transparent Perspex, kaleidoscopic neon silk f[...]

Cara Sticker Pens Open Letter To Richard Prince

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Cara Sticker took to the Notes app on her iPhone to pen this dead on open letter to Richard Prince. The artist was initially surprised to find an image she posted on Instagram, became the fodder for a piece by the ever controversial artist in his new series and found it's way to the walls of the Gagosian Gallery in New York as a part of his "New Portraits" e[...]

Vaskeen On The Myth Of Perfection

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While music has played the driving force in his business career Otha “Vakseen” Davis IIIʼs passion for the arts has served as his key to sanity in the fast paced entertainment industry. Drawing inspiration from women, emotions, and popular culture, his paintings deal with the theme of female identity and evolve around society's idolization of beauty, the[...]