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Louis Vuitton – “Exercises in Style with Retna, Aiko & Os Gemeos” | Video

Through a frenetically edited short film, Louis Vuitton introduces a new project in which the luxury fashion house tabbed three luminaries from the world of street art to put a new spin on the brand’s iconic silk scarves. Retna, the celebrated graffiti writer from L.A., interprets the … READ MORE


Retna x Supra Society

Supra has tabbed a longtime friend of brand founder Angel Cabada for the design of a limited-edition Supra Society — namely, renowned Los Angeles-based graffiti artist Retna. Already famous in the graffiti scene for his pieces throughout the streets of L.A., Retna gained national attention through his … READ MORE


Known Gallery – “Mad Society” Group Exhibition | Los Angeles

The Seventh Letter is an infamous crew of international graffiti writers brought together by their mutual respect for their craft and lifestyle. A group exhibition, “Mad Society”, will open this Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Known Gallery in Los Angeles. Artists participating in the exhibition include; Revok, … READ MORE


Louis Vuitton – Making of Miami Design District Store Facade by Retna | Video

Marc Jacobs’ tenure as the creative director for Louis Vuitton is now at year 15, and when fashion historians eventually evaluate his long-running stewardship of the French luxury fashion house, they’ll no doubt point to the revitalization of the brand through a series of artist collaborations. When … READ MORE


RETNA for Louis Vuitton – As The Next Artist Collaboration | Rumor

Rather than an all-glass facade like most other LV stores, this new Louis Vuitton storefront at the trendy Miami Design District features a mural by graffiti writer RETNA instead. Done in his familiar hieroglyphics and calligraphy designs, the pastel palettes gently bleed through one another, creating a … 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


Retna – “New Paintings and Works on Paper” Exhibition | Los Angeles

An instantly recognizable style distinguishes the Los Angeles artist, Retna, from the rest of the street artists in LA and in other cities. Heavily influenced by handwriting styles of ancient and traditional civilization, such as Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, and Native American, Retna translates his vision in an … READ MORE


COPE2 x RETNA – Bronx Mural Project

While in NYC to paint the large mural on Houston Street and Bowery, RETNA hooked up with New York’s legend, COPE2, for another side project. It was all love though, as the best from both coasts mashed it up on a wide wall in the Bronx. Although … READ MORE


RETNA New Mural On Houston Street + Bowery

L.A.-based street artist RETNA (aka Marquis Lewis) was tapped to design the latest mural on the legendary Bowery and Houston wall this past weekend, replacing FAILE’s stellar creation. The project marked RETNA’s first official return to New York following his first ever NYC solo show last month. … READ MORE


Museum of Contemporary Art – Outside In: The Story of Art in the Streets Exhibition | Video

The Museum of Contemporary Art won huge points last year with their Art in the Streets exhibition, a show that consisted of a laundry list of top names in the still ill-defined world of “street art”. Consisting of everyone from graf writers to wheat pasters to general … READ MORE


Art Works at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas – A Closer Look

Undoubtedly, when one thinks of Las Vegas, more than a few things come to mind. There’s no need in stating the obvious here, but I’m sure we are on the same page. Recently, the pleasant addition of art can be added to that list of things as … READ MORE