BY kaya payseno
on Sep 18, 2015
Before froyo and studio apartments that cost more a month than any car I will ever own, the Lower East Side was home to those with no other housing options. Though almost uninhabitable, the then dilapidated and abandoned buildings became a haven for a vibrant community of squatters who worked to make them livable.
Photographer Ash Thayer found herself entering this world, like many others, through force of circumstance. No money. No options. Read More
BY Olivia Harrison
on Jul 14, 2015
The tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is just around the corner, and many people have forgotten the devastation caused by the storm as well as the injustices it exposed in New Orleans. The residents of the Lower Ninth Ward have not forgotten—because they can’t. The effects of Katrina are still visible everywhere you look in the community. Read More
BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 18, 2015
Eco-activist Christine Finley is making taking out the trash a fabulous experience in cities around the world with her Wallpapered Dumpster Project. In Rome, Vienna, New York, and L.A., the artist is enrapturing her viewers with environmentally-inspired artwork in the hopes of reminding the public that our earth is beautiful and deserves care. Her work is fun, gorgeous, and action-oriented, so obviously we're obsessed with it. Read More
BY Claire Filipek
on May 14, 2014
Superchief Gallery, which BUST partnered with for our first art show last summer, is jumping coasts and opening a new gallery in downtown L.A. The grand opening group show opens on May 15th and will run through July 31. This bi-coastal gallery’s new digs flaunt 4,000 sq. ft of warehouse space, which they say they'll take as a challenge to “go bigger and better than before.”
The new space has lead to Superchief’s largest group show yet, featuring Swoon, Dennis McNett, Coby Kennedy, Miguel Ovalle (DIZMO), and many more. Read More
BY Narciso Espiritu
on Sep 03, 2013
BUST and Superchief co-curated group art show, LADIES REPRESENT!, and it was a super successful showcase of work by 20 AMAZING lady artists, including legendary graffiti artist CLAW Money, who painted a mural outside the gallery!
BUST's first art show ran until August 18th, and showed the work of other awesome artists, including Beth Hoeckel, Dame Darcy, E.V. Read More
BY Melanie Mignucci
on Aug 14, 2013
Calling all NYC BUSTies! The BUST and Superchief co-curated group show Ladies Represent! will host its opening party tomorrow night, August 15th, from 6-9 pm at Superchief Gallery at Culturefix (9 Clinton st. between Stanton and Houston).
That’s like, really, really soon!
BUST is super proud to showcase the work of 23 AMAZING lady artists, including legendary graffiti artist CLAW Money, who is painting a mural outside the gallery right now!
The show runs until August 18th, and will show the work of other awesome artists, including Beth Hoeckel, Dame Darcy, E.V. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Aug 07, 2013
It's been many moons in the making, but we're excited to announce the opening of LADIES REPRESENT!, an all-female, all-awesome art show opening next week at Superchief Gallery in New York's Lower East Side.
In collaboration with digital art and cultural collective Superchief, we've curated an amazing lineup of female artists from all over the U.S. Works range from the intricate wheat pastes of street artist Swoon to E.V. Day's gravity-defying installations and new diptychs by photographer Jaimie Warren, among others. Read More
BY Amy LaCount
on May 29, 2013
Remember Dilek Baykara's dreamy, steamy illustrations? Here's the deal: mysterious, illusory, and undeniably haunting, the work of Dilek Baykara is multifaceted and expansive. She's a Brooklyn-based grad of the School of Visual Arts, and she's got a solo show launching this Thursday right here in New York City. You're invited!
Here's a peek at her latest work:
The girl's subject matter is often dark, exploring decay and horror in new ways, with pieces like "The Mistress of Death. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Mar 18, 2013
INCORRIGIBLE is a super eclectic group exhibition happening this week in NYC. The featured artists work with tons of different mediums, so you’re pretty much guaranteed to see something that’ll fascinate the pants off of your gallery-going self. But also because the emerging underground artists are showcasing some amazing, provocative work. There’s Adel Souto, a multi-talented zinester who’s interviewed the likes of Charles Manson, Rudy Ray Moore, and Richard Ramirez. Read More