June 21, 2022

Art News

KAWS Drawing Graces the Cover of New York Magazine

An illustration by American artist and designer KAWS, also known as Brian Donnelly, graced the cover of New York Magazine this week. The pen drawing, which makes use of the artist’s infamous cartoon character, takes “cancel culture” as its inspiration. The magazine’s cover story, for which KAWS was commissioned, explores the reality of cancel culture

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What’s On: Art & Design in 2022

Aesthetica takes a look at the six months ahead, spotlighting one unmissable show for each month. This selection spans the globe, from explorations of robotics in Germany to surrealist icons in New York. July | Steve McQueen, Sunshine State “My influences come from real life. I’m not interested in cinema for cinema’s sake. I’m interested

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What Sold at Art Basel in Basel 2022

Art Basel in Basel wrapped up its latest edition on Sunday and once again proved that it remains the gold standard of contemporary art fairs. Returning to its usual June dates for the first time since 2019—COVID-19 having forced changes in the interim—the fair welcomed over 70,000 guests who visited displays from 289 international galleries

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Introducing AZZY, the AZ Awards 2022 NFT Trophy by Garth Roberts

We live in a brave new world — where IRL meets the digital realm. And the AZ Awards 2022 trophy captures this spirit. An NFT created by international designer Garth Roberts, AZZY is Azure’s special, one-of-a-kind gift to the winners of our 12th annual competition. “Being from Toronto, the AZ award has always had a

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Notches, Scores, and Gouges Add Textured Pattern to Kokemusu Mokkou’s Carved Wooden Creatures

All images © Kokemusu Mokkou, shared with permission Japanese artist Tomohiro Suzuki is behind the minimal wooden menagerie of Kyoto-based workshop Kokemusu Mokkou. From hunks of walnut, Suzuki carves miniature sculptures of wildlife like antelope, elephants, and bears, with innumerable divots and gouges forming the distinct textured patterns of their coats or skin. The artist

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