In his major work “Leaves of Grass – Salut au monde” the american philosopher and autor Walt Whitman describes himself as a kind of Angelfigure, without naming those so. I see the cities of the earth and make myself at random a part of them, I am a real Parisian, I am a habitan of […]
The new episode of ‘Moments’: a live electronic and piano sonorization by the Italian composer Corgiat on ‘Spedizione Polare del Capitano Kleinschmidt’ restored film from 1914. A journey in a suspended atmosphere evoked by the northern landscape of Alaska accompanied by the emotional sounds of the musician. ⠀ ⠀ Between 1911 and 1913 Frank Kleinschmidt […]
Italian artist Woc explores the NFT space together with Nice Gallery in his latest project Crypto Drawings. A project composed of 100 crypto currencies organically selected, hand-drawn and digitally transformed into Non Fungible Token Artworks. Through the exploration of the infinite symbolic and aesthetic values that an image acquires in the contemporary era, Woc’s work […]
Recall ’moments w/’ is an event concept, designed to propose different sounds from a variety of young, promising talent in selected locations.
Element is pleased to present Social Boom, Woc’s latest exhibition project, created for the gallery spaces and on show through July 14, 2020, visitable by appointment. With Social Boom Woc tells a story of contemporary communication. Always interested in the concept of image and the multiple forms it can take, the artist is equally fascinated […]
The ZX 8000 IRAK ushers in the relaunch of adidas Originals’ historic A-ZX series – Illustrated by Woc
Andreas Johnsen’s cult 2005 graffiti documentary Inside Outside opens at the fields of Pier 40 on West Houston Street, where Kunle Martins—otherwise known as EARSNOT and founder of notorious downtown crew IRAK—is representing Alife Rivington Club in adidas’s Fanatic IV Tournament. “This is the cool-guy adidas soccer tournament,” he exclaims over the din of cheers […]
Slam Jam x Travis Scott’s Nike Air Max 270 “Cactus Trails” feature article is online.
Written by Isabel Flower
Spray-illustrated by Woc
Following the official confirmation regarding the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games postponing the event to next year, Noire Gallery will also be following the Olympic calendar as initially scheduled and temporarily suspend operations at our location in Tokyo.
The work of the two artists moves from one side to the other of the aforementioned texture that in their works seems to be in constant motion, vibrating under the influence of meaningful plots in search of an authenticity of meaning that calms the forms and appeases the matter.
The Restaurant Drawings series began in 2015 when Jonathan Monk and his family relocated temporarily from Berlin to Rome. In Italy, receipts are often elaborate, with hand-scrawled notes and numbers that bear the mark of a server’s hand. “It’s not done on a computer—it’s a written receipt that the waiters add up and plonk on […]
Katherine Mansfield is New Zealand’s most internationally famous author. She was a writer of short stories, poetry, letters, journals and reviews, and changed the way the short story was written in the English language.
Faye Toogood has embraced many disciplines in her career, ranging from art to interior and product design through publishing and fashion .
We are pleased to carry the art out on the streets in these difficult times by presenting Noire Walls.
Woc, a new generation Italian artist, inaugurates the surface of the wall with a work that highlights the contemporary communication.
Mobile means “Alexander Calder”. In the 70s the artist has taken art in motion one step higher, to art aloft: an airplane painting. His work is filled with humor, it has all kinds of amusing details; and even when you’re sitting inside the plane, you look out and you can notice brilliant forms like moving […]
Untitled – Modular man with syringe, 2002 by Tom Sachs is made out of synthetic polymer paint on canvas. The artworks, as the title suggests, shows a synringe and a “Modular Man”, a clear reference to Le Corbusier’s Modulor. The Modulor is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by architect Le Corbusier. He developed […]
EVER is Nika Neelova’s first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK, presenting new and existing work by the Russian-born artist. This ambitious sculptural exhibition responds to, and is in dialogue with, the building’s unique art deco architecture.
Italia90 isa a shared dream born in Turin, enhanced with personal life stories turning to a common generational take, abstracted to the point where fashion and art becomes contemporary image.
Interpretating the melancholy fiction ‘Satyricon’ by the Roman poet Petronius, The Feast of Trimalchio is the multi-media work of Russian collective AES+F. In the ancient story Trimalchio’s feast was portrayed as the ideal celebration that Trimalchio imagined for his own funeral.
In the current geological era, called Anthropocene, the main territorial, structural and climate mutations are caused by human beings and their invasive actions on earth. Nika Neelova has focused her artistic research on these signs that highlight the relationship and the continuous exchange between the human body, the surrounding architectural space and the geology of the earth through its complexity and morphology.
The irregular experimental approach to the themes of research in design by the eclectic architect and artist Leonardo Mosso, who has developed since the 1960s the “theory of semiotic structural design” and “non-authoritarian programming”, placing the elaboration of the concept of “structure” at the center of his research
Monk’s subtle sense of irony also appears in the 25 pages of fashion and design magazines in which the artist renews his tribute to famous Italian artist Salvo. Monk has laser printed copies of Salvo’s famous Italian landscape paintings on the advertisements of famous high fashion brands such as Gucci, Prada, Saint Laurent, where he paints out the background leaving only the trees
The group show curated by Domenico De Chirico, displaying works by Kasper Bosmans, Michal Budny, Valentin Carron, Alexandre da Cunha, Kaye Donachie, Christian Holstad, Sebastian Jefford, Piotr Łakomy, Angelika Loderer, Loup Sarion, Astrid Svangren.
Feels Like Home is a project designed specifically to enhance and dialogue with the spaces of Villa Cairoli, an exhibition conceived for to showcase the art of the new generations in Turin within a famous historic home.
Through the use of his distinctive spray technique, WOC’s partnership with Abloh resulted in a number of collaborations for the SS19 Micheal Jackson capsule collection, staff t-shirts for the Paris women’s runway show and more.
The ten artists on show Eron, Futura, Doze Green, Todd James, Jayone, Mode2, SKKI ©, Teach, Boris Tellegen, ZeroT worked together for the first time to create a single collaborative work, a sort of Hall of Fame on the walls of the Arterminal space, to which are added a series of site specific works created specifically for the event on the occasion of the 2015 Vennice Biennale.
Nestled in the suburb of Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, we can discover Xavier Corberó’s 32 square kilometer terrain. With a summary of nine buildings, the estate is a labyrinthine cabinet of curiosities concealed by a heavy medieval stone fence. Xavier Corberó has been considered by many to be the most significant Catalan artist since Gaudí.
Founder of the Urban Art scene in Europe, he transformed the New York influence into something new, dedicating himself to the representation of the black community within the French Eurocentric society and culture.
Described by some as “the greatest disturbed talent videomusic has ever had”, Chris Cunnigham is known for his disquieting, funny and disturbing settings. Cunnigham has worked with several electronic musicians of the 1990s creating some of the most iconic music videos.
Naimanan uses playful and subversive twists to create objects that move away from their primary function toward an unconventional and inverted perspective that demands us to Keep Wrong rather than right. Ça ne vaut pas un clou is based on the French expression for a worthless item and originates from the Hidden Wealth project presented at MoMA in 2005.
The show, curated by Olivier Kosta-Théfaine (also one of the artists displayed) offers a sort of utopian cartography. It’s the recalling of an informal landscape, fragmented, where the memory of urban suburbs, an abandoned object, becomes unique and precious. The image of a moving geography, ever-changing and surprising. The artists use found objectual entities that now are esthetically reinvented, conveying a subtle conceptualism, an almost minimalistic reading of the landscape.