We Need A New Republic

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By: Dale

It was Memorial Day weekend, the very last day of the exhibit, but I was determined to make my way to A New Republic; I’d been promising myself since February that I would see it. It was hot. I stickily walked down from my apartment to the Brooklyn Museum with my camera strapped tightly over one shoulder. I didn’t really know what it was about, but I knew it was “really good”, in that way that your friends tell you when they want you to see it for yourself. I wasn’t quite prepared. Continue reading

Style Icon: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Courtesy of William Coupon / CORBIS

Gents,

Art, so very rarely, imitated life more than this. Artist, poet, musician and renaissance man that revitalized New York City’s art movement. In honor of black history month, our third Style Icon, the artist formerly known as SAMO…

Mr. Jean-Michel Basquiat. Continue reading

The Temple of Jupiter, and Other Beautiful Things

The Temple of Jupiter

Gents,

You never realized the full potential of steel wire.

Luckily for you, Rodger Stevens did. He is the Yoda of steel wire. Also luckily for you, Goose Barnacle decided to host a few (a lot) of his wire sculptures at their gallery opening in their Brooklyn shop last night. Hommeschooled was on hand to take in the gin art. Continue reading

The Typography is On the Wall…

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Gents,

I’m going to recommend something. Look around, do you see an inspirational sign, fake deer head, or collection of things that doesn’t mean anything to you? What about piles of shoe lasts or vintage typewriters? Please gather them, especially the deer head and typewriters, we’re going to replace them with art. Continue reading