Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

This is as good as it gets: A Day With Ben Eine

Ken Caruso is ANTISociety.com’s in-house street art and photography expert. He is a decorative artist and owner and operator of Alternative Interiors in New Jersey as well as an avid collector and graffiti hunter. Follow him on Instagram here @djkcaruso. Ben Eine is currently in town for his first solo show in the Big Apple […]

The Idea Of Nothing

I have a question for you, yes you the person reading this post at this very moment. If there was nothing, what would there be? Responding with the simple answer as “nothing” would be a false statement. Something has to come from something, and the idea of something coming from absolutely nothing is scientifically impossible. […]

FEATURED GALLERY: HASSAN HAJJAJ – ‘KESH ANGELS

The ANTI Society stopped by Hassan Hajjaj’s new gallery at the Taymour Grahne Gallery today and we were thoroughly impressed by the artist’s first New York exhibition. ‘Kesh Angels provides an intimate look at Morocco’s street culture and the women of Marrakesh, showcasing Hajjaj’s Warholian style through photography, an installation, and a video.  Below is […]

ANTI TELEVISION: ANTI COUCH

Drew Kirsch & David Sabastian for ANTISociety.com

ANTI CHANNEL: YOU ARE NOT YOUR MIND

David Sabastian & Drew ANTI for ANTISociety.com

CAN MEN AND WOMEN BE FRIENDS?

Can men and women be friends? Your answer is probably going to be dependent on whether or not you have friends of the opposite gender. The question is not in reference to the ever-popular “friends with benefits”, I mean in a purely platonic sense. I am not even discussing if it is common…we are discussing […]

SUNDANCE REVIEW: UNDER THE ELECTRIC SKY

In 1997 Pasquale Rotella held the first Electric Daisy Carnival hoping to bring the energy of a dying genre back to Los Angeles. 16 years later his brainchild became arguably the largest and most anticipated festival in the world, attracting nearly 350,000 attendants to EDC Las Vegas in 2013. But Rotella’s biggest accomplishment might still […]

ANTI MEMBER OF THE WEEK: SPANKY

SPANKY ANTI HAS BEEN DOWN WITH THE MOVEMENT FROM DAY ONE. SPANKY IS A STREET ARTIST FROM KOREATOWN BUT WAS BORN IN LONDON. SPANKY GOES BY “COSBY” AND IF YOU KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN YOU’LL SURELY SPOT HIM ON BILLBOARDS, BRICK WALLS, DUMPSTERS, AND PRETTY MUCH ANYTHING WITH A SURFACE. SPANKY IS HEAD OF STREET […]

SUNDANCE REVIEW: FRANK

Director Lenny Abrahamson’s film is the story of Jon, a hopeless songwriter who joins an eccentric band named SORONPRFBS built around a mysterious man named Frank who wears a paper mache head. Jon becomes a part of the band because he “can play C, F, and G” but when the group takes an open-ended hiatus […]

SUNDANCE REVIEW: WHIPLASH

Today, few musicians, if any, are truly considered the greatest of their time.  Why?  Two words: good job.  This is the resonating message of one of this year’s nominees for the US Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival, Whiplash.  What could have been just another film about a struggling musician hoping to succeed against […]