Paddle8 + Sotheby’s La Mer Wave Walk

50 artists, including Dustin Yellin, Tali Lenox and David King Reuben, go to auction benefitting Project 0

For a month now, 50 works by 50 different artists—hailing from various artistic backgrounds—have been scattered throughout the iconic streets and important edifices of NYC. In the form of a circular wave (or, in the case of Julian Schnabel’s contribution, an item affiliated with the ocean), these sculptures comprise Wave Walk—an effort by beauty brand La Mer to raise money for Project 0, a non-profit …

Hands-On With Google Tilt Brush At Pioneer Works

Testing the VR art tool at Dustin Yellin's annual Village Fête

One doesn’t need to be a painter (or even have that much hand-eye coordination) to enjoy the wonders of Google’s new Tilt Brush virtual reality app. Working in conjunction with the HTC Vive VR set (powered by the Steam VR platform), Tilt Brush allows users to paint with color, light and more in three dimensions. In many ways, the experience is more like sculpting than …

Baz Luhrmann + Dustin Yellin Create Ruinart Champagne-Inspired Works

How a journal from 1831 influenced two acclaimed artists

Among champagne experts, Ruinart is known as the Parisian’s drink of choice. The reason for this extends beyond their extensive history and iconic underground caves and pertains more to thoughtful effervescence and reliable, luxuriant flavor profiles. It’s one portion of their history, however, that stood as inspiration for two pieces of work (commissioned by Ruinart) that were revealed last night at the private studio of …