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With a little help from pals like James Franco, Gia Coppola, and Laurie Simmons, he is one of the most exciting artists to watch in 2017.
Story about Grear Patterson in GQ.
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A New Type of Imprint spoke with Bjarne Melgaard before the opening 17/03/17.
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In response to today’s turbulent times, Scherer, Selg, and Mishek created a spiritual environment meant to instill in the viewer feelings of love and happiness. Initially, viewers come face to face with a reflecting pool; further back, they are invited into a wooden shack to behold one of Sherer’s sought-after sculptures of a nude Emma Watson, glowing purple in a box.
On February 11th 2017, Gavin Brown’s enterprise will host the American launch of The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment, a collaborative jewelry collection by artist Bjarne Melgaard and designer Bjørg Nordli-Mathisen. The collection made its European debut at the Astrup Fearnley Museum this past November in Oslo.
Bjarne Melgaard at Red Bull Arts New York
FEB. 16–APR. 9 • 220 WEST 18TH STREET
Billed as “a multi-level psychopathological department store,” Melgaard’s show promises to envelop viewers in his signature irreverent, controversial style, and his newly formed fashion label. The show entails an event where visitors will be able to take Melgaard’s personal designer clothing for free, a muppet collaboration with Jim Henson Company, and over 100 mannequins dressed in the artist’s new streetwear line.
Rod Bianco congratulates the team behind Uncontaminated with this years Costume award prize for best initiative. We worked with them on multiple projects for this years edition and hope to work with them again. We also want to thank our artists Bjarne Melgaard, Bob Recine, Martin Schreiner and HAiKw/ for making an amazing event!
Uncontaminated Oslo Fashion Art Festival er Norges friske pust innenfor den kreative bransjen. En festival som byr på både utstillinger, samtaler, fester, shopping, konserter og inspirasjon - akkurat hva Norge trenger. Det fortjener en pris! Her er damene bak initiativet, Rita Motstrøm Larsen og Hilde Pettersen Reljin sammen med Costume-redaktør Kine B. Hartz og Jenny Skavlan.
“Bjarne Melgaard is really a ‘bad dad.’ Though as much as this is truly his character and not some contrived act, he knows, too, that ‘bad dad’ is also a canonic artist subjectivity— an art world meme that remains in circulation because it allows in social violence and public transgression, elements that those who reside in the protected, connectionist culture sphere seem to love or at least love to hate.” — Caroline Busta, “In The Name of The Father.”Read More
Yves Scherer's work deconstructs the illusion of intimacy between 'audience' and 'celebrity', the permeable boundaries between social networks, the media and every-day life and questions about gender. He works with different mediums and in different forms and is currently completing a charity project in Mexico City and has displayed his work in multiple countries.
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New York’s Red Bull Studios has mounted a number of eye-catching and buzzed about exhibitions over the past three years. Now the energy drink company is doubling down on its commitment to the arts with the newly re-christened Red Bull Arts New York.
Under its new name, and with former studio manager Max Wolf at the helm as chief curator, the initiative will continue to collaborate with US-based museums, institutions, and arts-focused non-profits. But Wolf intends to grow the program to build more international relationships in 2017.