Numbers to help you breathe
Absolut Art invited artist, writer and TV producer Mona Chalabi to create a series of drawings that would employ data to bring the viewer some reprieve from the troubling news that constantly bombards us during these trying times.
Exploration of identity as a queer artist of color
Shantell Martin’s work is an exploration of her own identity as a queer female artist of color, and has often affirmed the viewer’s identity, with written messages like “You are you.”
Movie posters re-imagined
Absolut Art was proud to partner with New York movie house Metrograph on a series of limited-edition prints that brought together 10 of today’s most innovative contemporary artists with some of cinema’s greatest achievements.
Head of a Young Girl Veiled
Kehinde Wiley and Absolut Art released an exclusive print edition as part of a charitable partnership to support Black Rock, a residency program that brings together international groups of visual artists, writers, and filmmakers to join the artist at his studio on the westernmost point of continental Africa.
A piece of music history
Absolut Art partnered with The Hole Gallery and UTA Artist space to offer rock and roll fans around the world the chance to own a signed piece of music history. A collection of prints was co-curated by Lizzy Goodman and Hala Matar featuring works by downtown NYC scenesters, artists, musicians, and photographers.
Celebrating Wu-Tang’s cultural legacy in the art world
Wu-Tang Clan and Absolut Art co-curated a collection of over 20 signed limited edition prints by a cohort of contemporary artists who were inspired at some point in their lives or careers by the legacy of Wu-Tang—by their music, their presence in hip hop, and their impact on the cultural landscape.
For the past two years, Absolut Art has partnered with NADA Miami to commission an exclusive curation of limited edition prints created by a group of their most celebrated contemporary artists. NADA is the only major American art fair to be produced by a non-profit organization, and globally recognized as a much-needed alternative assembly of the world’s youngest, strongest, and most innovative art galleries dealing with emerging contemporary art.
Art on Paper, New York
Art on Paper returned to downtown Manhattan’s Pier 36 from March 5—8, 2020 for the fair’s eagerly anticipated sixth edition. With over 90 galleries featuring top modern and contemporary paper-based art, Art on Paper’s medium driven focus lends itself to significant projects—unique moments that have set the fair apart and established an important destination for the arts in New York City.
Celebrating the best of Harlem’s art and culture
Absolut Art was proud to join forces with Harlem EatUp and world renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson to bring some of the neighborhood’s most pioneering artists to the fore, while celebrating the community’s ever evolving cultural scene.
The Fusion of fine art and fashion
Absolut Art brought together fashion designer Ida Sjöstedt and artist Stina Persson to create an exclusive series of limited edition prints featuring Sjöstedt’s Fall collection. Persson’s whimsical illustrations are said to have a modern yet classical aesthetic, and are influenced by a lifetime of wanderlust and world travels across Tokyo, Perugia and New York.
Forty Five Ten
Forty Five Ten is a luxury boutique that merges fashion, art, and design while championing the new, the unconventional and the inspired. An important player in the luxury retail landscape with a strong design sensibility and aesthetic, Absolut Art are the perfect partners to provide FFT’s flagship stores with an exclusive collection of signed limited edition prints. As part of a collaborative marketing push, Absolut Art also provides their NYC and Miami spaces with artist-led programming and events.
Celebrating the cultural and creative spirit of Cuba
Cuba X Cuba is a series curated by Absolut Art that pulls focus on seven of the country’s most visionary, boundary-pushing artists to showcase the local art scene.
Los Angeles’ Contemporary Art Boom
Samantha Culp and Marc LeBlanc, two of Los Angeles most celebrated curators, carefully compiled two dozen emerging and established artists whose diverse and exciting works represent some of the best talent from the city’s burgeoning art scene.
Asia’s Art Capital
Hong Kong is the undisputed art capital of China, and the scene is only growing. To find you the most innovative and compelling artists in the game, Absolut Art once again partnered with curator Samantha Culp, who has truly immersed herself in the region’s culture.
Berlin’s Burgeoning Art Scene
Absolut Art dispatched a most dynamic duo to provide an overview of this thriving city’s artistic culture: in-demand curator, editor and writer Francesca Gavin, who lives a short jaunt away, in London, along with the celebrated curator and art historian Nadim Samman, who’s on the ground in Berlin.
At Home with Brigitte Lacombe
In this rare moment of self-isolation, New York-based Lacombe has been secluded in a remote ocean-side estate in Northern California. Absolut Art proudly offers four beautiful new photographs that intimately express Lacome’s life of solitude in her temporary home – with a portion of the proceeds benefiting The Coalition for the Homeless.