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Futura x Insightful Stories

19 Jul



Thanks to Hennessy and Futura for the video.

You probably recall the brightly coloured bottle produced in conjunction with the street artist, KAWS, that we reported some time back. Well this time they’ve teamed up probably one of the biggest names in graffiti artists, Futura. Famous for his work on the New York underground system in the 1970s, this legendary street artist was invited to Hennessy headquarters in Cognac to learn about the ethos of the company before creating a bright, funky, 21st century bottle for this VS cognac. Featuring the artist’s signature helix visuals on both the label and the cap, we think you’ll agree that this is one bottle that will certainly stand out on anyone’s drink shelf. Inspiration derived from the perfectly aged spirit, especially its warm amber color palette, FUTURA devised several intersecting lines, complementing color schemes, and finally, a variation of his trademark atomic symbol, to envelop the bottle with a new appearance as well as a new experience for cognac aficionados.

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The Underbelly Project x Paris

24 Feb


Thanks to Marine Longuet, Alice Pasquini, C215, Conor Harrington, Futura, How & Nosm, SheOne, Tristan Eaton and Will Barras for the video!

In 2009 PAC and Workhorse started a project in an abandoned subway station in New York City. Over the course of a year and a half they invited over 100 contemporary artists to leave their creative mark inside the station. Working illegally, the project aimed to document a cross section of contemporary art, free of the commercial restrictions of the traditional gallery environment. Once the project had come to an end, the entrance was sealed trapping the art inside and creating an ephemeral time capsule. The project received praise internationally, including a front-page article from The New York Times. The Underbelly Project is currently turning heads in Miami during Basel and SCOPE with an exhibition of brand new work from artists who participated in both the New York and Paris projects during Miami Art Basel and SCOPE.

For a 360 degree panoramic view of the tunnel click here.

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“Outside In” Documentary

15 Feb


Thanks to Levi’s Workshop, Doomsday Ent and MOCA LA for the video!

OUTSIDE IN is a celebratory and historical look at street art and graffiti through the lens of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s groundbreaking exhibition Art in the Streets. The film features renowned artists Shepard Fairey, Lee Quiñones, Swoon, Futura, Mister Cartoon, Revok, Martha Cooper, Invader to name a few. Director Alex Stapleton (Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel) documents the artist’s creative process, their pitfalls with the law, the poetic impermanence of their craft and the artists’ evolution from the back seat of a cop car to the walls of a well-respected institution. Filmed at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) in conjunction with the exhibition Art in the Streets.

Futura x Galerie de Noirmont

17 Jan


Thanks to Gallery de Noirmont and Futura for the video!

The Story of Art in the Streets

19 Aug


Thanks to Levi’s Workshop, Doomsday Ent and MOCA LA for the video!

OUTSIDE IN is a celebratory and historical look at street art and graffiti through the lens of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s groundbreaking exhibition Art in the Streets. The film features renowned artists Shepard Fairey, Lee Quiñones, Swoon, Futura, Mister Cartoon, Revok, Martha Cooper, Invader to name a few. Director Alex Stapleton (Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel) documents the artist’s creative process, their pitfalls with the law, the poetic impermanence of their craft and the artists’ evolution from the back seat of a cop car to the walls of a well-respected institution. Filmed at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) in conjunction with the exhibition Art in the Streets. Get more information at Outside In Film.

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Futura x 1-2-1

7 Aug


Thanks to Jeff Staple and Futura for the video!

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Futura x Speaks x Paints

4 May


Thanks to Also Known As NYC, 12oz Prophet and Futura for the video!


Thanks to Taz, Project 4000 and Futura for the video!

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