Tag results for: Barry McGee


Barry McGee x Beats by Dr. Dre – Beats Pill

Adding to their growing list of collaborations this year, Beats by Dr. Dre recently got together with San Francisco-based artist Barry McGee for a very special rendition of the Beats Pill. McGee’s lovable pop art stems from his time spent in the Mission District, where he would … READ MORE


Barry McGee – “Drawing From The Street” Exhibition | Boston

Although Barry McGee is recognized as a talented artist in the world of contemporary art, his life and work has always been influenced by his time spent tagging city streets and buildings with colorful, imaginative, and illegal graffiti during his formative years back in 1980’s San Francisco … READ MORE


UNDFTD – 10th Anniversary Artist T-Shirt Collection

The ink has barely dried on the press releases announcing their collaboration with BAPE and Undefeated (UNDFTD) is already back to celebrate their 10th Anniversary with a new Artist T-Shirt Collection. Featuring 5 artists with an edge, Mister Cartoon, Erik Brunetti, Geoff McFetridge, Barry McGee, and Estevan Oriol, … READ MORE


R.I.P. Tony Goldman 1943 2012 | Proprietor of Bowery Mural + Savior of SoHo Neighborhood

Unlike his counterparts in the real estate development industry, where profit margin was, is, and forever the core to their businesses, Tony Goldman saw himself, first and foremost, as a builder instead. During a 2000 interview with The New York Times, Goldman said “Developers are knock ‘em … READ MORE


Ken Goto – “Extended Vacation Tokyo” Exhibition

San Francisco based photographer Ken Goto will be opening a new exhibition in Tokyo next month. Goto has named the exhibition, Extended Vacation Tokyo, and invited artists to paint over his photographs. In total, there are 20 Japanese and American artists involved in this project, including Aruto … READ MORE


SFMOMA – Barry McGee Interview | Video

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art recently sat down with graffiti/artist Barry McGee. The two-minute long interview explores the topic of creating art indoors, and we can’t help but notice McGee‘s resentful responses. Looking back in his glory years as a famed graffiti writer in the 80’s … READ MORE


Barry McGee – Retrospective Exhibition at UC-Berkeley Art Museum | San Francisco

Even though this exhibition will be opening later this year, it definitely deserves a mention and a big reminder in our calender. In a fantastic turn of events, The Andy Warhol Foundation has granted University of California’s Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive a huge grant, … READ MORE


Freshness Week In Review: 11/22/2010 11/26/2010

Believe us when we tell you that we were “armed” to the teeth for Black Friday, that one day of the year all trend reporters lived for. First, we had a dozy of a checklist ranging from down jackets, thermal long johns, lounge chairs and so on. … READ MORE


Barry McGee Mural On Houston Street + Bowery | Grand Finale

After a much-publicized start in August, the mural by Barry McGee and Josh Lazcano (aka Amaze), or better known as the mural on Houston Street, came to a unceremonious end this morning. Right before sunrise, with legendary on-the-street photojournalist Martha Cooper as witness, crew quickly “hose down” … READ MORE


Barry McGee x Josh Lazcano New Mural On Houston Street + Bowery | Event Recap

When legendary gallerist Jeffrey Deitch headed for greener pasture on the West Coast a few months ago, many pondered about the state of street art in New York City. Certainly the younger generations of gallerists, like Jonathan Levine and Joshua Liner, have become preeminent curators with their … READ MORE


Barry McGee Exhibition at SFMOMA – 75th Anniversary

Barry McGee, better known to some as “Twist,” has been among the biggest figures in the grafitti-artist turned gallery artist world for quite some time. His first exhibition was in 1999 in New York City, and 11 years later he’s going to have his work in San … READ MORE