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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” …

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 …

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 …

PRISM Gallery – MindTheGap Exhibition | Featuring Barry McGee + Phil Frost

After immersing himself in the intricacy of New York’s dynamic art world, 23-year-old gallerist PC Valmorbida moved westward recently and established the new PRISM Gallery. Situated right on the heavily traveled Sunset Boulevard, the gallery is set to present its debut exhibition this month with works from …

HUF x Barry McGee adicolor – Controversy Ends

Even with an apologetic press release, adidas was still unable to calm the growing criticism over the release of the HUF x Barry McGee adicolor shoe. To end further backlash, adidas made the decision to withdraw all the unsold HUF x Barry McGee adicolor sneaker this weekend. …

HUF x Barry McGee adicolor – Controversy Continues

Even before its launch, there was controversy surrounding HUF x Barry McGee’s shoe for the adidas adicolor yellow series. The shoe’s tongue featured a picture of “Ray Fong”, a slant-eye, pig-nose caricature created by Barry McGee, also known as Twist. Since then, numerous blogs and news media …