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Medicom Toy’s Andy Warhol collectibles!

Now available at Famous: Medicom Toy’s Andy Warhol collectibles! Starting at €80, these items combine Warhol’s iconic imagery and attributes. Oversized sunglasses, pronounced cheekbones, an unique style, silkscreen prints and the banana: they all return with these homages to the master of Pop Art. Both the Vinyl Dolls and the very collectible Andy Warhol [email protected]Continue reading Medicom Toy’s Andy Warhol collectibles!

New at Famous: L.O.V.E. by Maurizio Cattelan

Since last week, we have a stunning new item in our inventory: L.O.V.E. by Maurizio Cattelan! Available in 3 versions (Snowball, Carillon and Concrete), this high quality reproduction of the famous and controversial sculpture that was installed at the Piazza Affari in Milan back in 2010 will surely add something special to your interior. Maurizio … Continue reading New at Famous: L.O.V.E. by Maurizio Cattelan

Triple photography book signing at Unseen: Todd Hido, Miles Aldridge and Roger Ballen

We are very excited about the upcoming UNSEEN Art Fair here in Amsterdam. From 22-25 September the fair will be held at the historic Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam, where galleries from all over the world will present photography by established as well as promising artists. One of the highlights will take place on Saturday afternoon. At … Continue reading Triple photography book signing at Unseen: Todd Hido, Miles Aldridge and Roger Ballen

Beautiful new books at Famous

Famous is not only known for its collection of art, editions and collectibles, but also for our large selection of art books. This week we received a new batch of wonderful titles, but we’re also very happy that two of our best selling books have been restocked: Takashi Murakami’s Flowers and Skulls catalogue and Lee Bul’s … Continue reading Beautiful new books at Famous

Amanda Lepore: Muse of David LaChapelle

This Saturday, the 5th of August, the famous yearly Canal Parade will take place in Amsterdam. It is part of the 2016 Amsterdam Gay Pride, which this year also hosts Europride. The festival has been taking place over the course of the past two weeks. And what better occasion is there to introduce to you … Continue reading Amanda Lepore: Muse of David LaChapelle

“Andy Warhol x Flavor Paper” wallpaper at London’s coolest new hotel!

Since early this year, Famous Amsterdam is an exclusive seller of “Andy Warhol x Flavor Paper” wallpaper. This high-quality and artistic wallpaper has become a favourite among art collectors, museums and architects. Andy Warhol x Flavor Paper wallpaper at Famous Granted access to much of Warhol’s work (with the exception of his wallpaper designs), Flavor Paper … Continue reading “Andy Warhol x Flavor Paper” wallpaper at London’s coolest new hotel!

Harland Miller deckchairs at Famous Amsterdam

Within a week, Great Britain left the European Union as well as the European Football Championships in France. Although the former was more voluntarly than the latter, what better way is there to reflect upon these events than with Harland Miller’s satirical commentaries on life and literature? Whether ironic, sarcastic or downright cheeky, the British … Continue reading Harland Miller deckchairs at Famous Amsterdam

Olafur Eliasson at the palace of Versailles

After Jeff Koons in 2008, Xavier Veilhan in 2009, Takashi Murakami in 2010, Bernar Venet in 2011, Joana Vasconcelos in 2012, Giuseppe Penone in 2013, Lee Ufan in 2014 and Anish Kapoor in 2015, the palace of Versailles has now presented what could very well be one of their most spectacular exhibitions. After Koons, Murakami, … Continue reading Olafur Eliasson at the palace of Versailles

Nobuyoshi Araki Polaroids at Famous Amsterdam

Famous is delighted to have added Nobuyoshi Araki polaroids to its webshop. That means that you now have the chance to acquire a unique photograph by one of the world’s most famous and prolific photographers. These small gems feature many of the elements that have drawn a cult following to the Japanese photographer since he … Continue reading Nobuyoshi Araki Polaroids at Famous Amsterdam

David LaChapelle’s homage to Andy Warhol

We’re delighted to announce that after David LaChapelle’s Amanda as Andy Warhol’s Marilyn (Turquoise) we now also have his Amanda as Andy Warhol’s Liz Taylor (Red) available at Famous Amsterdam. Chapelle is one of our favorite photographers and his work has had a steady presence in our shop. It is very interesting to delve a little deeper and … Continue reading David LaChapelle’s homage to Andy Warhol

Irina Ionesco – Ma Réalité Rêvée

Ma Réalité Rêvée, the beautiful book accompanying Irina Ionesco’s exhibition of the same name at Reflex Amsterdam, is now for sale at Famous Amsterdam. The book is published by Reflex in cooperation with Zoo Magazine and comes in an edition of only 450, 150 of which include an original print signed by Irina Ionesco. All … Continue reading Irina Ionesco – Ma Réalité Rêvée

Yinka Shonibare work added to the Miniature Museum

The Miniature Museum is extremely pleased to have received an absolutely beautiful contribution from Yinka Shonibare MBE (London, 1953). As with so many pieces in the Museum, his ‘Little Wind Sculpture’ has been made with the highest degree of finesse, while it has not lost any of the vividness and power of the larger pieces … Continue reading Yinka Shonibare work added to the Miniature Museum

Pharrell visits Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami unveiled his first exhibition in Japan in 14 years, “The 500 Arhats”, at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo on October 31st, 2015. It will run until March 6th, 2016. During the preparations for the exhibition superstar Pharell visited Murakami’s studio. In the studio, Pharell, tries on different costumes made by Murakami while … Continue reading Pharrell visits Takashi Murakami

A Conversation with Todd Hido

A little more than a week ago Todd Hido’s show at Reflex Amsterdam ended. “Selections from a Survey: Khrystyna’s World” comprised 37 works, both seen and unseen, ranging from intimate shots to prepossessing large-scale images. Famous was very happy that it had the opportunity to ask Todd Hido a couple of questions about his work … Continue reading A Conversation with Todd Hido

Andy Warhol x Flavor Paper at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris

On the 2nd of October the head-turning exhibition “Warhol Unlimited” opened at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris. The show encompasses over 200 artworks by Warhol from different series such as “Electric Chairs (1964-1971)”, “Jackies (1964)”, “The Flowers (1964-1965)” and “Maos (1972-1973)”. Impressive is the set “The Shadows”, which are 102 silkscreen canvases in 17 … Continue reading Andy Warhol x Flavor Paper at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris

Todd Hido show opening at Reflex Gallery this Saturday!

Todd Hido / Courtesy Reflex Gallery TODD HIDO – SELECTIONS FROM A SURVEY: ‘KHRYSTYNA’S WORLD’ 12 September – 10 November 2015 Opening and book signing on Saturday, September 12th from 5 – 7 pm.
The artist will be present. For the first time in the Benelux, Todd Hido will exhibit a selection of his extraordinary body … Continue reading Todd Hido show opening at Reflex Gallery this Saturday!

Barry Reigate in Dismaland

The mysterious graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project,  a grim, anti-theme park called “Dismaland,” featuring his art and works by about 60 other artists including Damien Hirst, Jenny Holzer and Barry Reigate. Banksy will show 10 new works at the site, The Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury reported. Dismaland’s website describes the park … Continue reading Barry Reigate in Dismaland

Arnaldo Pomodoro, Gurt Swanenberg and Vanessa Prager works added to the Miniature Museum.

The Miniature Museum continues to grow! Over the last few weeks, no less than three new artists have submitted their artworks. And they are not just any artists. In fact, we’re very proud that Arnaldo Pomodoro, Gurt Swanenberg and Vanessa Prager have decided to make their work available. In a short while, the pieces will … Continue reading Arnaldo Pomodoro, Gurt Swanenberg and Vanessa Prager works added to the Miniature Museum.

Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

Ballet dancer Sergei Polunin highlights the dark and troubled core of Hozier’s “Take Me to Church” in photographer David LaChapelle’s music video for the Grammy-nominated song. A principal dancer with The Stanislavsky Music Theatre and the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia, the 25-year-old Polunin is no stranger to raw, emotional dancing. And his … Continue reading Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

Earthquakes, skulls and sagas: new Takashi Murakami paintings and sculptures!

For the few people who might have missed it: last month, the Japanese superstar artist and Famous-favorite Takashi Murakami opened a new show at the Gagosian Gallery in New York. The show is called “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RAINBOW” and is full of dark and/or ominous works … Continue reading Earthquakes, skulls and sagas: new Takashi Murakami paintings and sculptures!

ARAKI Ojo Sashu – Photography for the After Life: Alluring Hell

This winter Foam, the renowned photography museum in Amsterdam, will present a major solo exhibition of the famous Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki (Tokyo 1940). ‘Ojo Sashu – Photography for the After Life: Alluring Hell’ will contain the very best of Araki’s work and promises to deal with all the themes that tie together his impressive … Continue reading ARAKI Ojo Sashu – Photography for the After Life: Alluring Hell

Naomi Cambell By Nobuyoshi Araki

Naomi Campbell and Riccardo Tisci are featured in “Tokyo Love,” in the September 2014 issue for Vogue Japan.  The photographs were shot by Nobuyoshi Araki.

President Obama inspires the art world at the Rijksmuseum

Yesterday on the 24th of March the US president Barack Obama visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam while being in Holland for the Nuclear Security Summit 2014. He had a spectacular arrival by helicopter at the Rijksmuseum to give a special visit to some of his favourite paintings, among which the Nightwatch by Rembrandt van Rijn. … Continue reading President Obama inspires the art world at the Rijksmuseum

Miles and Ruby Aldridge Collaboration

In the evening of March 8th was the sparkling opening of Miles Aldridge’s show ‘Vanitas’ at Galerie Alex Daniels – Reflex Amsterdam. To those who didn’t have time to see the exhibition yet: it runs until May 24th. Miles photographed his beautiful sister Ruby Aldridge for the new Prada campaign for Vogue Italia / March issue, in which … Continue reading Miles and Ruby Aldridge Collaboration

Famous congratulates Steve McQueen!

The movie 12 Years A Slave by the brilliant British director Steve McQueen (known for his movies Hunger and Shame) has won the award for ‘Best Movie’ last Sunday at the Oscar’s. The drama competed with the movie Gravity for this award. This is a historic crowning for Mr. McQueen. He is the first black director in … Continue reading Famous congratulates Steve McQueen!

A conversation between Jeff Koons and John Waters

Last Sunday, two of Famous’ favourite artists, Jeff Koons and John Waters, had a sold-out talk at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event, the latest in the Broad’s ongoing series of high-profile pairings, is co-presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’s ALOUD in association with Blouin ARTINFO. The talk was being live … Continue reading A conversation between Jeff Koons and John Waters

George Clooney by Yayoi Kusama for W Magazine

W Magazine quite unexpectedly put actor George Clooney on the cover for their December 2013 Art Issue. No one less than Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, famous for her iconic polkadots, was in charge of the art direction. The polkadot is a motif that was recently echoed through her collaborative endeavor with fashion house Louis Vuitton. … Continue reading George Clooney by Yayoi Kusama for W Magazine

New Miniature Museum at the Gemeentemuseum The Hague!

The Gemeentemuseum in The Hague has received a long-term loan of an extensive, unique collection of miniature artworks of some of the most famous artists in the world. With approximately 2000 artworks it’s the largest collection of the Gemeentemuseum The Hague so far. The international collection of private collectors Ria and Lex Daniëls contains works … Continue reading New Miniature Museum at the Gemeentemuseum The Hague!

Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, this one’s for you!

Tomorrow, the show ‘Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, this one’s for you’ by Harland Miller is going to open at Galerie Alex Daniëls – Reflex Amsterdam from 5-7 p.m. You are all cordially invited to have a drink and a look at the amazing and latest Harland Miller works! The new book by Harland Miller, ‘Wherever … Continue reading Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, this one’s for you!

Get tattooed by Henk Schiffmacher & Harland Miller for KiKa!

Upcoming September 20 , Henk Schiffmacher will collaborate with Reflex Gallery for the second time in history, for the opening of the Harland Miller show. You can get tattooed with various texts and/or images of Harland Miller by the celebrated tattoo-artist Hanky Panky! For example, “You can rely on me, I’ll always let you down.”, … Continue reading Get tattooed by Henk Schiffmacher & Harland Miller for KiKa!

“Beer Can Penis” by Sarah Lucas

Sarah Lucas is considered of the most important contemporary artists of our time, and she is one of the most favourite artists of Famous Auction House. She is an English artist and works and lives in London. As part of the Young British Artists, she was included in the 1988 group exhibition Freeze, together with … Continue reading “Beer Can Penis” by Sarah Lucas

In the picture: Jan Fabre

Jan Fabre (1958) is a Belgian multidisciplinary artist. He made a name for himself as a drawer, opera maker, theatre director, performance artist, choreographer, set designer, painter, sculptor, installation maker and film producer. His work is groundbreaking, to say the least. As a drawer, he is mostly known for his “Bic-art”, drawings with biro. He … Continue reading In the picture: Jan Fabre

Jan Jaap van der Wal about Hisaji Hara

Jan Jaap van der Wal (1979) is a Dutch stand-up comedian and television presenter. In an interview for Dutch newspaper the Volkskrant, he explains his love for art and how art inspires him. Van der Wal is a great lover of photography. He has a small photography collection at home, including works by Christophe Jacrot, … Continue reading Jan Jaap van der Wal about Hisaji Hara

James Turrell returns to New York after 33 years

On June 21st 2013, James Turrell, an American artist mostly known for his installations with light and space, is going to take over the Guggenheim Museum in New York. He’s going to transform the Guggenheim’s typical structures into something otherworldly and mind-blowing, with the use of shifting colour and ambient (artificial as well as natural) … Continue reading James Turrell returns to New York after 33 years

Allan McCollum’s Thanks Markers

Allan McCollum (1944, Los Angeles) is an American contemporary artist. His first solo exhibition was held in 1970 and his first New York showing was at an exhibition at the Sidney Janis Gallery in New York in 1972. At first, his dream was to become an actor, for which he moved to Essex, England. But … Continue reading Allan McCollum’s Thanks Markers

Takashi Murakami’s Love For Puppies

Dogs are a huge inspiration for Takashi Murakami, and puppies appear in his works very often. He explains how his dog Pom came into his life in an interview for Interview Magazine. Takashi was very stressed, so he decided to take a rest – a holiday. He was looking for a quiet place where absolutely … Continue reading Takashi Murakami’s Love For Puppies

Everlasting Damien Hirst mania in art world

Damien Hirst (1965) is a British artist. He’s an artist that doesn’t need to be introduced. He’s one of the most important members of the group ‘Young British Artists’. His breakthrough happened in 1988 at an exhibition called ‘Freeze’ in an empty harbour building. For The Love Of God is probably his best-known work. This … Continue reading Everlasting Damien Hirst mania in art world

17 nights left: Opening of the Rijksmuseum

After 10 years of renovating, rebuilding and restoring, the Rijksmuseum opens its new doors on the 13th of April 2013. It will be a new, modern museum with the division of original architect Pierre Cuypers. Wim Pijbes (chief executive) said: “It will be a museum where extraordinary things happen non-stop. The opening is the 13th … Continue reading 17 nights left: Opening of the Rijksmuseum

Collecting like Arman

The artworks of French artist Arman consisted of collections of objects, and repetitive groupings of objects, often deconstructed, rearranged, welded together, cast in bronze or sank into Perspex or concrete. He also created a manifesto to go with his artworks in 1961, titled The Realism of Accumulations in which he described his methods. But less … Continue reading Collecting like Arman

Araki Polaroid Books

Nobuyoshi Araki (1940) is a Japanese photographer from Tokyo, and is named “the enfant terrible of Japanese photography”. Araki is best known for his photographs of Japanese women that are bound in Japanese bondage, often with props like little dinosaur or cat figures. His work is highly erotic, even his Flowers series for which he … Continue reading Araki Polaroid Books

Famous “Gangnam Style”

On July 15th 2012 the South Korean music artist PSY released the lead single “Gangnam Style” from his album “PSY 6”. “Gangnam Style” debuted at number one on the national record charts in South Korea. This was only the beginning. Since then, the music video has been viewed over 835 million times on YouTube (the … Continue reading Famous “Gangnam Style”

PULSE Miami Art Fair

From the 6th  to the 9th of December an amazing art fair called PULSE will be held in Miami. PULSE art fair takes place annually and forms the leading US art fair dedicated solely to contemporary art. PULSE provides a unique platform for diverse galleries to present a progressive blend of renowned and pioneering contemporary … Continue reading PULSE Miami Art Fair

Chapman Brothers for Supreme

In April 1994, Supreme opened its doors on Lafayette Street in downtown Manhattan and became the home of New York City’s skate culture. The store’s staff, customers and crew consisted of rebellious and young designers and artists. Supreme established itself as a brand known for its quality, style and authenticity. Supreme has worked with some … Continue reading Chapman Brothers for Supreme

TanTan BO

This Tan Tan Bo print by Murakami forms a beautiful example of his own invented style called Poku, a form of art that lies between Pop Art and Otaku. Growing up Murakami was a member of the Otaku geek subculture in Japan, which centers around Anime (cartoons`) and Manga(comic books) that often focus on the … Continue reading TanTan BO

The William Klein/Daido Moriyama exhibition at Tate Modern

The William Klein/Daido Moriyama exhibition at Tate Modern will explore the relationship between the work of William Klein (b1928) and Daido Moriyama (b1938). With Klein being one of the 20th century’s most important photographers and film-makers and Moriyama emerging from the 1960’s Provoke movement in Japan, this exhibition will observe the use of film and … Continue reading The William Klein/Daido Moriyama exhibition at Tate Modern

Andy Warhol, The Last Supper (Pink)

The Last Supper has been one of the most popular and enduring subjects in art. Drawing on the “love feast” (agape) depicted in Christian catacomb paintings, the earliest depictions of the Last Supper date back to the end of the 5th and the beginning of the 6th century C.E.6 The most famous painting of the … Continue reading Andy Warhol, The Last Supper (Pink)

Takashi Murakami

Famous Auction House launches its brand new website with a large Takashi Murakami auction! The auction features offset lithographs from 1995 to 2011. All in mint condition and all signed and numbered by Murakami. Famous Auction House boasts a large collection of Murakami items and prints that will be on offer via different Murakami auctions … Continue reading Takashi Murakami

Nobuyoshi Araki Polaroids

Photographing subjects as diverse as flowers, kinbaku (the Japanese art of rope-tying), and Tokyo street scenes. Nobuyoshi Araki continues to astound viewers with a plethora of beautiful and provocative images. Themes of love, sex, death, consumption, natural beauty, and femininity have inspired Araki since his days as a student of film and photography in the … Continue reading Nobuyoshi Araki Polaroids

John Waters

John Waters is an American filmmaker, actor, writer and visual artist. Growing up in Baltimore, he was not an average child. With using his friends as actors in his earliest cast he began making 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-‘60s. Soon his films were shown in small venues. As his filmmaking got more polished … Continue reading John Waters

Reflex at Unseen

From September 19th to September 23rd the first edition of the Unseen photography fair will be held at the Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam. The fair focuses mainly on undiscovered photography talent and unseen work by established photographers. One of the galleries represented at the fair is Galerie Alex Daniels / Reflex Amsterdam. The gallery will be exhibiting … Continue reading Reflex at Unseen

Campbell’s goes Andy Warhol

Back in 1962 nobody could’ve guessed the impact a series of paintings and silk-screens of soup cans would have on the world, and in particular on the international art scene. Emerging artist, Andy Warhol, had hoped to make an impact by creating something that differed from the works by Pop Art colleagues such as Roy … Continue reading Campbell’s goes Andy Warhol

Murakami and young artists

We all know Takashi Murakami as one of the biggest contemporary artists of Japan. His colourful, eye-catching pieces and designs have influenced fellow artists, musicians, fashion designers, you name it. Murakami has made his artistic mark on the world. But Murakami is more than a contemporary artist: to him it’s important to showcase artworks by … Continue reading Murakami and young artists

Chen Nong at Reflex

On September 29th Galerie Alex Daniels/Reflex Amsterdam launches the first Dutch exhibition of the works of Chinese photographer Chen Nong; Climbing to Moon. The exhibition will run until November 3rd. Chen Nong is one of China’s most extraordinary contemporary photographers. His work exudes the same energy as the hand-coloured black & white films from the … Continue reading Chen Nong at Reflex

Chameleonic Batman

On the dawn of Christopher Nolan’s 3rd (and last) Batman movie, the character is as popular as ever. Born in 1939 Batman has gone through various incarnations over the years, most notably the recreations of the comics on the silver screen.  As varied as the drawing styles of the different artists that gave shape to … Continue reading Chameleonic Batman

Michael Jackson in Art

June 25th marked the 3rd anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death, but he’s still very much alive in the hearts and minds of the public, and of the artistic community. The King of Pop has been depicted by a large selection of artists throughout his illustrious career and still remains a popular subject. Among the most … Continue reading Michael Jackson in Art

Yamamoto out of the box

Avant-garde fashion giant Yohji Yamamoto has been creating imaginative silhouettes, by using ruffles and theatrical draping to distort the figure of the wearer, for over 40 years. Yamamoto sees fabric as a means to create dramatic sculptures, in which he likes to include a myriad of shapes and textures. As a designer he clearly enjoys … Continue reading Yamamoto out of the box

Football mania

Ah, football… Now that Euro 2012 is in full swing, and the Dutch team is set to play their second match in the tournament (against Germany) tonight, Famous Auction House couldn’t stay behind in all the football cheer. How could we, when the tension is palpable in the air? And so we decided to create … Continue reading Football mania

Gloria Mundi by Marcus Harvey

In Marcus Harvey’s work nothing is what it seems at first sight. Harvey plays with the viewer’s perception in such a delicate manner that if you don’t pay attention you might think you saw something that really isn’t. In his recent Glass Paintings exhibition at Reflex Amsterdam, Harvey showcased a series of paintings that cast … Continue reading Gloria Mundi by Marcus Harvey

Vinyl Extravaganza

If you love Pop Surrealism, Street Art and vinyl figures then there’s an exhibition that you really wouldn’t want to miss: On May 26th the exhibition Art & Toys – Collection Selim Varol was launched at Me Collectors Room, Berlin, it will run until September 16th. The exhibition showcases over 3000 pieces by over 200 … Continue reading Vinyl Extravaganza

Destroyed by Moby photographs

From May 31st to June 16th, 2011, Famous organized a collaborative exhibition with Reflex Amsterdam of the Destroyed photographs by artist and musician Moby. The photographs included in the exhibition were taken over a period of years by Moby, while he was touring the world, and were accompanied by his latest album, titled Destroyed. In … Continue reading Destroyed by Moby photographs

Daido Moriyama exhibition at Reflex

Considered one of the leading figures of contemporary Japanese photography, Daido Moriyama witnessed the dramatic changes that Japan went through in the decades following WWII. This made such an impact on Moriyama that it would become one of the core subjects of his work. Especially the visual and existential turmoil that accompanied this change, and … Continue reading Daido Moriyama exhibition at Reflex

Keith Haring Google Doodle

Today, on May 4th, on what would’ve been Keith Haring’s 54th birthday, Google dedicates its Google Doodle to the prolific artist. Haring, who died in 1990 at the young age of 31 from complications caused by AIDS, created art that has become iconic, and shaped the look of the 1980’s. He first became known for … Continue reading Keith Haring Google Doodle

Koons inspired collection

The quirky artworks created in over 3 decades by American artist Jeff Koons, have been featured in many ways over the years, from merchandise to collectables, everybody can get a piece of Jeff Koons. But in the last few years his work has also inspired a string of fashion designers, such as Basso & Brooke … Continue reading Koons inspired collection

Celebrity Art Collectors

In the olden days art was solely reserved for the rich, who used it to stately decorate their lavish homes in style. Nowadays, however, art has reached the mainstream and is not only popular with the rich and famous, but also with the middleclass art lover. The renewed popularity of art can be seen in … Continue reading Celebrity Art Collectors

Hirst’s Cock and Bull

That London is a trendy city where innovative design, art and culinary experimentation are at the order of the day is no secret. But it’s not often that all three elements are merged into one venture. Tramshed is a trendy London eatery where the menu focuses primarily on steak and chicken dishes. The famous grade-2 … Continue reading Hirst’s Cock and Bull

Transformoney 2.0 Exhibition

Now that governments fight the international monetary crisis by forcefully cutting subsidies and other money influxes into the arts, and banks are financed by governments in order to stay afloat, Dutch artist Dadara has found a way to merge art and money. In 2011 he launched his Exchanghibition Bank project in which the value of … Continue reading Transformoney 2.0 Exhibition

Daido Moriyama at LACMA

The work of Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama is immediately recognizable: gritty, grainy and often in black & white, Moriyama depicts Japanese urban life in a very innovative and intensely personal manner. No matter when they are shot, the photographs remain relevant today, maybe even more than when they were taken. From April 7th to July … Continue reading Daido Moriyama at LACMA

Glass Paintings by Marcus Harvey

British artist Marcus Harvey’s work always leaves a lasting impression. From his groundbreaking Sensation show at London’s Royal Academy of Arts (1997) where he shocked audiences with an enormous portrait of serial killer Myrna Hyndley, made out of child-sized handprints, to the brand new pieces that will be showcased at the Glass Paintings exhibition at … Continue reading Glass Paintings by Marcus Harvey

Marcus Harvey at Reflex

Glass Paintings by Marcus Harvey April 7-May 16, 2012 Galerie Alex Daniels/ Reflex Amsterdam