Levi Mandel is a photographer who was born in Seattle in 1985. By the age of nine he had already decided that as an adult he would live in New York City. His knack for getting into trouble started early too around that time; in 1997 Levi got suspended from middle school for doing graffiti, and it would be that combination of a gifted eye for composition and inclination towards mischief that would come found the basis for his photography.
SANDY KIM ‘SKY2K’ RELEASE PARTY ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15TH AT THE BRAND NEW MUDDGUTS SHOP IN BROOKLYN. THERE WILL BE A SHOW HANGING AND A SPECIAL MUSICAL GUEST. COME BUY A COPY, HAVE SANDY SIGN IT AND HANG OUT. IT’S GONNA BE REALLLY FUN.
Superchief Gallery recently played host to the book release for Paul Kwiatkowski’s “And Every Day Was Overcast”, from Black Balloon Publishing. We spoke to Paul about the visual memoir of AEDWO, and culture of the time period that birthed it.
THIS YEAR SELECT FAIR is breaking ground even further by working with the good people at the City of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program to go AS BIG AS POSSIBLE in Miami with a large-scale mural by Steve “ESPO” Powers ACROSS THE FRONT OF THE ENTIRE HOTEL.
We have been working closely with SELECT FAIR and for 2013 SUPERCHIEF GALLERY is growing again by leaps and bounds and taking over THE ENTIRE LOBBY of the Hotel Catalina.
AND THE ROOF.
Up and coming artists The Yok and Sheryo have been staying on their grind and have an exhibition this Thursday called “PIPE DREAMS” at Krause Gallery, 149 Orchard St. 7 – 9pm NYC.
They’ll be exhibiting vases they painted in Northern Vietnam and a series of canvas pieces, plates and works on paper & old chinese maps. it also looks like they made some kind of goddamn stoner dragon. shit be niiiiiice.
BLACK POWER: Recent Works by Ron Wimberly, Coby Kennedy, Jorden Haley | Superchief Gallery at Culturefix (PREVIEW)
Superchief Gallery at Culturefix is proud to present BLACK POWER, with new work from three artists who reflect on blackness. Ink. Death. Skin. Steel. Those artists are Ron Wimberly, Coby Kennedy and Jorden Haley.
MYSTICYNICISM: New work from Andrew Poneros, Joe Depre, Spam and Claudia Ramirez. Tonight at 9 Clinton Street from 6-10 PM.
in·cor·ri·gi·ble – incapable of being corrected or amended: as
(1) : not reformable : depraved (2) : delinquent
b : not manageable : unruly
Come by and Ask Us Anything, Superchief Founders William Dunleavy and Edward Zipco will be here to tell you about the photos and talk about what it was like when one thing or another exploded, why those highschool kids are tazering each other in a parking lot and how funny it is when undercover cops wear shit from the mets franchise.
Superchief Gallery at Culturefix presents:
Brock Fetch: The New Radicalisms
A Solo Photography Exhibit featuring large prints from Photographer Brock Fetch’s years spent touring the country with performers such as Asap Rocky, Action Bronson, Roofeeo, Iggy Izaelia and others.
Some friends of Superchief put together an art auction to raise money for Occupy Sandy, the autonomous group that’s been garnering money, supplies and labor better than the government since the storm. It’s at the China Chalet (47 Broadway) this Saturday, and there’s a party from 11:00-3:00 right afterwards.
Everything about La Rocque’s stenciling method sticks to the classic technique… except he paints by blowing marijuana smoke onto the paper. He smokes a lot to get the effect- a stain which looks like the brown resin you’d find inside of a well-used weed pipe.
Jennifer May Reiland is an artist, filmmaker and writer, a modern renaissance woman, who is now travelling the world, making art, writing and exploring.
Superchief Gallery is pleased to announce CREEPERS! – a previously censored collection of proudly perverted, vulgar, gross-out art from America’s most esteemed minds opening October 4th.
Hear what legendary NYC graffiti writer COST has to say about the medium in today’s unclear but constantly expanding Street Art movement.
Mike Diana, born 1969, is an illustrator and comic artist whose work frequently delves into comic violence and sexual depravity. Much of his work is funny, mocking things like sex, family values, the church, drugs, and generally just “values” in general. To quote the erection-sporting guy on cover of Boiled Angel #6, “I love engaging in antisocial behavior.”
Amazing Extraterrestrial Photography by Charles Lindsay (SETI Institute’s First Artist-In-Residence)
“Here at the SETI Institute we are trying to get people to put themselves in a different frame of reference, to step back,” says astronomer Dr. Jill Tarter, who holds the Bernard M. Oliver chair at the Institute. “And Charlie’s art encourages us to think in those terms.”
Mike Falco experienced 9/11 as the rest of us did, except he was in middle school…and he was on acid with a friend of his.
Jeeezus we’re glad he wrote a comic about it when he got older.
Which you can read RIGHT HERE, by the way.
Erik Parker: Bye, Bye, Babylon
Thursday, 6 September, 2012
Opening Reception 6-8PM
Paul Kasmin Gallery
293 Tenth Avenue, New York
Possibly a better Smoke Weed to This than the last best Smoke Weed to this. Wait, What? I’m high as fuck. Rad art that will permanently solidify your boner for Japanese stuff.