Photos by Tom Wallace. There’s a growing number of cartoon or kid-show related licensing deals filtering throughout streetwear and street art these days, from brands creating collaborative apparel and accessories, to street artists creating new works based on cartoon, super hero, or in the case of this Sesame Street collab, old-school children’s entertainment. Last weekend, […]
Sesame Street Street Art Show by Seventh Letter Crew and Neff Among New Crop of License Deal Collabs in Streetwear and Art
The World Cup at Crewest Brings Mix of Street Art and Soccer Fans, plus Fox Sports Espanol
Renowned artist ManOne has created a unique international show combing the best of sports and street art at Crewest Gallery.
Spray Graphics Fashion Show and Exhibition at Crewest Illustrate the Origins of Street Art on T’s by the O.G.’s of the Scene, TC-5
In the ’80’s having a TC-5 artist graphic T-shirt, denim jeans, or jacket was a symbol of cool. This show brings back the roots of street fashion.
Street Fashion Meets Art at the Premiere of THELABELLAB Exhibition at Crewest Gallery Featuring Cardboard Robot, Miss Wax, Andrew Hanson, Original Hip-Hop Chocolate
Fashion art have always maintained an intertwined relationship, particularly when it comes to street fashion and graffiti art. On March 15th during the wrap-up of a busy LA Fashion Week, Label Networks debuted its first LABELLAB EXHIBITION at Crewest Gallery in downtown Los Angeles featuring live fashion art installations created by THELABELLAB members’ Cardboard Robot, Andrew Hanson, Miss Wax, and Original Hip-Hop Chocolate. The Exhibition marked the first live incarnation for emerging street fashion brands to depict their independent style through artistic installations in a unique gallery in downtown Los Angeles.
Swiv Tackle Circus”Gallertique” Brings Together Fresh Concepts in Retail, Art, Community, Sound Creating a Modern-Day Moulin Rouge for Skaters, Surfers, Artists, Fans of the Lifestyle
Smack in the middle of an economic landscape that has torn retailers apart and sunk galleries into oblivion, up pops Swiv Tackle Circus in Oceanside, CA, a gritty little beach community on the northern edge of San Diego and an outpost for skaters, surfers, and artists. As original as its name, Swiv Tackle Circus has redefined what it means to be a retail store, gallery, and community gathering space. Known as a “gallertique” as in part boutique and part gallery, the 3,500 square-foot space owned by Shaney Jo Darden and Jeff Black, and managed with partners Desiree Dawn Kuhn and Kirsten Kuhn, gives new meaning and hope to the concept of having a business and artistic gathering space that pushes forward creativity and new ideas, rather than constricts life based on outside forces of bad economics. The concept is the epitome of DIY in that it’s so CYOO (create your own oasis).
Street Fashion X Graffiti Art at THELABELLAB Exhibition at Crewest Gallery Featuring Drifter, David and David, Pretti Vacant, with a Special Feature”Bomb It” -The Graffiti Documentary
In what’s becoming a growing movement in street fashion and art collaborations, on May 17, 2008, the 2nd LABELLAB Exhibition took place at Crewest Gallery in downtown Los Angeles featuring live fashion art creations and installations by LABELLAB members’ Drifter, David and David, and Pretti Vacant Accessories, with a special screening of “Bomb It” -The Graffiti Documentary by Jon Reiss. The Exhibition was an exciting opportunity for emerging street fashion brands to depict their independent style through artistic interpretations in a unique gallery in downtown Los Angeles.
Street Art Round-up 2008
Banksy Tears Through the South; Sao Paolo Graffiti Artists Commissioned For London’s Tate While Own Art Back Home Gets the Cover-up; Paris’ colette Revamped and Offers Collabs at NYC Gap with Andre; Swoon Disembarks Another Art Raft But This Time Down the Hudson