Archive for the ‘art’ Category

OFF THE WALL: EMOJI ART & DESIGN SHOW

Last night we stopped by the opening reception for the first ever Emoji Art & Design Show, which invited artists to submit work incorporating your favorite iPhone icons. Highlights include emoji typewriter keyboards, iconic artwork […]

RECAP: ART BASEL PART 2

Art Basel may have wrapped up on Sunday, but we’re still going strong with our recaps of the festival. Today we’re giving you a look at the work of photographer – and our friend – […]

RECAP: ART BASEL PART 1

In Part 1 of our Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 recap we’re taking a look at the great shots sent our way by our friend Hillary Taymour of Collina Strada. From style pics in front […]

EDITORIAL: OAK + JESSE DRAXLER

With Art Basel officially kicking off tomorrow in Miami we asked visual artist Jesse Draxler, who was featured earlier this fall in our Mixed Medium series, to lend his signature touch to our latest editorial. […]

OFF THE WALL: ISA GENZKEN AT MOMA

This weekend we made our way up to the MoMA to check out the Isa Genzken Retrospective, the most extensive collection of the German artist’s work in the 40 years she’s been creating her signature […]

OAK RECOMMENDS: SLDT

Photo Credit: Erwin Caluya This weekend we’ll be heading to one of two performances from the Salvatore LaRussa Dance Theater or SLDT, for which OAK’s own Cameron Cooper (along with Abraham Lopez) designed costumes for […]

OFF THE WALL: YAYOI KUSAMA “I WHO HAVE ARRIVED IN HEAVEN”

Yayoi Kusama’s latest exhibit I Who Have Arrived in Heaven (her first at David Zwirner’s galleries on 19th street in Chelsea), felt like a celebration of life and showed no indications that the Japanese artist was […]

PERFORMA 13: RAINER GANAHL “COMME des MARXISTS”

Citing Karl Marx and the symbol of the hammer and sickle as a contemporary analysis of how capitalism works, New York based artist Rainer Ganahl presented Comme des Marxists last night at White Columns in the […]

MIXED MEDIUM: TYLER SPANGLER

For this edition of Mixed Medium we talk with California-based artist Tyler Spangler about his dreams of wallpapering government property, his three week stint as an illegal punk show promoter, and why this Halloween will […]

OAK FALL ANTHEM: LOU REED “PERFECT DAY”

Lou Reed’s career was nothing short of prolific. From his work with The Velvet Underground, to his solo albums, he became a legend of both rock and New York City, and his music continues to […]

OFF THE WALL: JEAN PAUL GAULTIER AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM

With Halloween less than a week away, it seems appropriate that Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk opened today at Brooklyn Museum. After all, JPG has outfitted tours, music videos and performances […]

WHAT THEY WERE THINKING: AVELON

In addition to taking a look inside the Avelon studio in our interview with designer Erik Frenken, we’re now featuring the brand in our first edition of What They Were Thinking, a look at the […]