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Va$htie Makes Art Film For ‘Hotline Bling’


Inspired by Drake’s “Hotline Bling” and a story that she started writing back in 2008, director, DJ, and model, Va$htie recently released an art film about a fictional character that she created named ‘Lolita’. Here’s what Downtown’s Sweetheart had to say about her art film: “I wrote this story about “Lolita” in 2008 and, at […]

Street Artist & ‘Hope’ Poster Creator Arrested On Felony Charges


Shepard Fairey, the street artist know for creating the popular Barack Obama “Hope” poster in 2008, turned himself into police on charges of defacing several properties in Detroit. Fairey was issued a felony arrest warrant by police which accused him of two felony counts of malicious destruction of property. Each count is punishable by up […]

Black Lives Matter Art Show

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Fueled by the recent protests and the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police officers, there will be a Black Lives Matter Art Show on Governors Island in New York City this weekend. Organized by Occupy Art, the art show is inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, and will […]

5 Artists You Should Be Following On Instagram


Written by Jeremy Reed With the help of social networks and the internet as a resource for sharing and displaying talent on a worldwide scale, creativity is at an all time high in this day and age . Here are 5 artists on Instagram that are sure to fill your timeline with nothing but dope […]

Go: 4 Art Exhibits in NYC


Looking for something artsy to do in NYC? Here are three exhibitions that are currently on display, and one on the way. Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Showing now at the Brooklyn Museum, artist, Kehinde Wiley’s exhibit features Old Master-style opulently colored portraits of contemporary African-American men and women. Kehinde’s portraits are known for inciting […]

“Saturday Morning Cartoons” Solo Exhibition by Jaime Morlock


Photography by Nachelle Profic Artist Jaime Morlock hosted a solo exhibition entitled, “Saturday Morning Cartoons” at Mi Casa Su Casa in downtown Reading, PA on Saturday night. The show featured paintings of popular cartoon characters like Rosie from the Jetsons, Garfield, and Animal. “I wanted to do a pop-art show that everyone could relate to. […]

Dr. Martens X Jeantrix

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Written by Eleesha Ferguson Photos by Reesh Ferguson Jeantrix has been in the game making customized kicks and threads for years now. Founded by N¥ce and HØmm, the pair began their journey as a hobby but soon realized that they struck gold and have been curating their own brand ever since. Jeantrix has been featured […]

‘La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island’ Opening Reception

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Curated by Yelanie Rodriguez in collaboration with Haiti Cultural Exchange (, the opening reception for “La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island” took place at the Rio Penthouse Gallery I this past Friday. Located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, the gallery was jam packed with art enthusiasts, artists, friends and family, all taking […]

Jeantrix Presents a Fashion Film: ‘Art Revolution’


Our designing friends over at Jeantrix recently released a brand new fashion film entitled, Art Revolution. Check out the film below and be sure to read what the fellas have to say about why they chose to create a fashion film with such an important and relevant message.   Art Revolution from Jeantrix Tv on […]

The Skateroom X Jean-Michel Basquiat


The Skateroom and the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat recently partnered to create a series of limited edition skateboard decks featuring some of Basquiat’s most famous pieces created during the early 80s, including “Gold Griot”, Quality Meats for the Public”, “Anthony Clarke” and “In Italian”. The artwork is displayed on maple decks that can currently be […]