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A Look Inside Artist James Haunt

A Look Inside Artist James Haunt

By | January 2, 2015 at 11:07 am | No comments

James Haunt is the creative fusion of founder James Gillette and his alter ego Haunt. James developed a passion for art and creativity as a way to escape the sometimes difficult circumstances of a rebellious youth.Gillette has always drawn inspiration from his surroundings...

Posted in: ART, Street Art

Win Free Tickets To See Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic + Homeboy Sandman In Los Angeles – January 9, 2015

Win Free Tickets To See Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic + Homeboy Sandman In Los Angeles – January 9, 2015

By | December 27, 2014 at 8:25 pm | No comments

New York-born, San Francisco-based Aesop Rock (aka Ian Bavitz) is a critically acclaimed hip hop artist/producer, recognized for his dense and abstract word play. He was also a member of one of New York Cities illest Hip-Hop independent record labels (Def Jux) co-founded...

Posted in: Contests, EVENTS, Live Show, MUSIC, Street Art

Pop Surrealism By Kenny Scharf

Pop Surrealism By Kenny Scharf

By | December 5, 2014 at 9:11 pm | No comments

Kenny Scharf, born in Hollywood, California in 1958, first came to artistic prominence in the early 1980s in New York, along with artists Keith Haring and Basquiat. Scharf placed his bright imagery, drawn from television and pop culture, on the streets and in nightclubs of...

Posted in: ART, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Street Art

Words To Live By With Marco Mazzoni

Words To Live By With Marco Mazzoni

By | November 24, 2014 at 12:48 pm | No comments

I have to say I am kind of obsessed with this weeks Words To Live By artist, Marco Mazzoni, who's words feel absolutely true but there is something about his colored pencil depictions of this female flowering fauna that has made me so unsure. She has caught and captured me...

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HVW8 x Adidas Originals x Kevin Lyons x Jean Andre “All Day I Dream About Stripes”

HVW8 x Adidas Originals x Kevin Lyons x Jean Andre “All Day I Dream About Stripes”

By | November 18, 2014 at 11:33 pm | No comments

On Saturday November 15th 2014, HVW8 Gallery & Adidas joined forces to release some new designs from two respected artists; Kevin Lyons from Brooklyn, New York and Jean Andre of Paris, France. Dubbed "All Day I Dream About Stripes", the event showcased works inspired by...

Posted in: ART, Featured Post, Footwear, Mens, Recaps, Street Art

HVW8 Gallery and adidas Release New Designs By Kevin Lyons and Jean André – Opens this Sat. Nov. 15

HVW8 Gallery and adidas Release New Designs By Kevin Lyons and Jean André – Opens this Sat. Nov. 15

By | November 13, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Celebrating the intersection between fashion, art, and music, Adidas and HVW8 announce the release of new artwork on Seeley and Adi Ease styles from two of the design world’s most inspiring minds: Kevin Lyons and Jean André. On Saturday, November 15, HVW8′s West...

Posted in: ART, Art Show, Footwear, Mens

Words To Live By With Young Chun

Words To Live By With Young Chun

By | November 3, 2014 at 12:29 pm | No comments

We are so stoked to resurrect our Words To Live By and couldn't be happier that we are kicking it off with one of LA's very own, Young Chun. Showing at C.A.V.E. Gallery this November, if you get a chance you've got to check out his work in person. The female he portrays...

Posted in: ART, Featured Post, Interviews

Watch Artist Fabian Oefner Cover the 2015 Ferrari California T in Glowing Paint

Watch Artist Fabian Oefner Cover the 2015 Ferrari California T in Glowing Paint

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:32 am | No comments

Swiss artist Fabian Oefner recently visited Ferrari’s headquarters in Maranello, Italy to work on a project that would see the 2015 California T covered in a dynamic cascade of vibrant glowing paint. Using UV paints and a high powered fan that blew at up to 150 mph,...

Posted in: ART, Street Art, The Process

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