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08.06.13 Kyle Petreycik

Ever since artist Dash Snow’s death at the age of twenty-seven from an alleged overdose, his artworks have continued to gain notoriety, continuously emerging in several posthumous group shows. From his teen years onward, Snow–also known as SACE by his graffiti peers–took hundreds of instant Polaroid photographs to recall whatever acts of hedonism he had engaged […]

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07.08.10 Marina Galperina

Layers, collages, cut-ups and cut-outs — it’s mixed media madness at Perry Rubenstein Gallery. The group show “Shred” features Eric Foss’s found vintage vagina face photo mash-ups, a ’50s zoophobic collage by Jess, the Brooklyn duo FAILE‘s mas-tear-piece above and more. […]

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06.24.10 Marina Galperina

With a wide curatorial grasp on artistic obsessives from Maya Deren to Shirin Neshat to Dash Snow, the James Cohan Gallery’s group show “The Tell-Tale Heart (Part 2)” explores the “dissolute scenarios” of emotional turmoil as fed through the lens. Because without Nan Goldin’s camera that Heart-shaped Bruise wouldn’t be quite as aesthetic. Preview some […]

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03.05.10 Bucky Turco

It’s been a while since we’ve seen any worthy tributes to SACE, but now RIME enters the fray with this striking piece. […]

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12.10.09 Will Sherman

The year 2009 is quickly coming to a close, and with that comes a barrage of retrospectives of famous people who’ve died. Here’s one you can wear: the Faces of Death 2009 t-shirt. […]

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11.18.09 Will Sherman

Last night, the Cooper Square Hotel celebrated, not only the completion of its 5th street façade, but also it’s acceptance into the East Village. Thanks to the unifying powers of public art, the noisy hotel’s neighbors will no longer use dirty underwear and douche bags to signal their displeasure because they simply have none anymore. […]

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11.17.09 Will Sherman

An illicit tribute to graffiti writers has been vandalized, just days after going up. The lino-print portraits of IZ THE WIZ, TIE ONE and SACE have been mutilated, their heads lopped off and lacerated. Street artist Noh J. Coley plans to recreate his paper piece, which now illustrates why dead graffiti artists are rarely memorialized […]

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11.16.09 Will Sherman

After a series of tributes to deceased graffiti writers, street artist Noh J. Coley created a group tribute, reprinting his linoleum-cut portraits of IZ THE WIZ, TIE ONE and SACE. His “Sprayed N Stone” piecedepicts the trio of graffiti writers breaking through Heaven’s pearly gates, located in Queens. Photo by Noh J. Coley […]

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11.13.09 Will Sherman

The first night of Phillips de Pury’s contemporary art auction saw modest sales and nothing like Sotheby’s $39 million haul for Andy Warhol’s cash print. With the pop master’s soap box selling for $842k and Dash Snow’s Polaroid prints going for $50k, most sales fell within pre-auction estimates. […]

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11.11.09 Will Sherman

If you’ve ever wanted to stand on Andy Warhol’s soap box or paper your walls with someone else’s party photos, tomorrow’s your chance at Phillips de Pury’s contemporary art sale. In addition to one of Warhol’s wooden Brillo boxes, valued up to $900k, the smaller-than-normal auction features Dash Snow’s “Polaroid Wall,” estimated at the posthumous […]

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