Andy Warhol’s “Cars” Series Opens at the Petersen Automotive Museum

Rare images from the Pop Art icon alongside historic vehicles in LA

In 1986, Mercedes-Benz, in anticipation of their 100th year anniversary, tapped Andy Warhol to create art inspired by their vehicles in what would be his final commission before his unexpected passing. The Pop Art icon planned to create 80 works depicting cars that spanned the German automaker’s history, but he was only able to make 49. Now, for the first time in over 30 years, 40 of …

Photographer Blake Kunin’s Debut Book, “Bark at The Moon,” Documents Graffiti in Action

Seven years worth of invigorating action shots, street scenes and more

From compelling action film photographer and author Blake Kunin, the 289-page hardbound book Bark at The Moon offers an up-close look at graffiti artists in action. Across seven years, Kunin chronicled the work of the notorious BTM Crew and the risks taken by the notable figures within. He captures the intensity, immediacy, artistry and power of graffiti with his image-making, and celebrates the daring nature …

Painter Alexandre Lenoir’s “Trois Rivières” Solo Exhibition at Almine Rech

A color-saturated study of memories, at the acclaimed international gallery's NYC outpost

A study of characters that have been crystallized in moments from someone else’s memories, Alexandre Lenoir‘s Trois Rivières solo exhibition, on now through 23 October at Almine Rech in NYC, finds the almost impressionistic painter transforming old black-and-white and sepia-toned photographs that belong to his grandmother into large-scale acrylic and oil paintings. Lenoir, who graduated from Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 2016, maintains a studio in Paris, …