Roger Gastman + NTWRK’s “Beyond the Streets” Digital Art Fair

Free to view and featuring one-of-a-kind pieces from FUTURA2000, Guerrilla Girls, Shantell Martin and more

Author, curator and graffiti historian Roger Gastman’s roving street art exhibition, Beyond the Streets, has celebrated and extended the legacy of many seminal figures in the explosive artistic movement. On 5-6 December, when many folks would usually be clamoring for exhibitions and events amidst Miami Art Week, Gastman and shopping platform NTWRK will showcase a variation of Beyond the Streets, this time as a digital …

Interview: FUTURA’s Decades of Kinetic Art + Meaningful Collaborations

From the "BREAK" train in the '80s to today's BMW M2, the artist's work continues to move people

In 1980, a subway car sped through the Bronx completely covered in the work of Futura (the pseudonym of graffiti writer Lenny McGurr, formerly Futura 2000). It was another breakthrough for the artist—and the art form, as it was an exploration of unmatched proportions, all the while void of a traditional tag. Futura eschewed the medium’s font-forward styles for abstraction and, in doing so, helped …

STORY + Peanuts Collaborate for “How Original!”

Seven artists reimagine Snoopy and the gang for products at the NYC concept store

NYC’s ever-changing conceptual retail experience, STORY is unveiling How Original!—a collaboration with Peanuts and the Peanuts Global Artist Collective—today. The collection (part of the shop’s 41st installation) is made up of riffs and re-imaginings of Charles M Schulz’s timeless Peanuts cast by seven artists in collaboration with 14 brands. The Peanuts Global Artist Collective—André Saraiva x Mr. A, Nina Chanel Abney, AVAF, FriendsWithYou, Kenny Scharf, Rob Pruitt and …