Louis Vuitton Named Virgil Abloh New Artistic Director

Virgil Abloh just landed himself the dream job he's always wanted. Paris-based fashion house Louis Vuitton announced that Abloh has been named the next artistic director of men’s wear. Abloh becomes Louis Vuitton’s first African-American artistic director, ... Read Article

H&M Files Federal Lawsuit Against Graff Artist REVOK Over Copyright Dispute

Clothing retailer H&M has filed a complaint for declaratory judgment after being threatened with legal action over its use of graffiti art in a marketing campaign. The claim was filed on Friday, March 9 at the US District Court for the Eastern District of N... Read Article

EXCLUSIVE TheSource.com Interview: MERES ONE Of 5Pointz Art Gallery Speaks About The Federal Court Decision

After a six-month battle with a shifty real estate developer in Long Island City, Queens, Jonathan "MERES" Cohen and a handful of his artists comrades left Federal Court in downtown Brooklyn with $6.7 million i... Read Article

Artists From Defunct “5 Pointz” Graffiti Mecca Awarded $6.7 M In Federal Court

Just a few months after a jury ruled that Jerry Wolkoff, the developer behind the 5 Pointz site, had illegally whitewashed the work of dozens of artists, the judge on the case has now settled on a compensation amount. Federal Judge Frederic Block awarded 21... Read Article

Jay-Z Set To Trademark “Jaybo” Character From “The Story Of O.J.” Video

According to reports, Hip Hop mogul Sean "Jay-Z" Carter, has his sights set on trademarking the controversial "Jaybo" character from "The Story Of O.J." video off his recently released 4:44 LP. Jaybo was cre... Read Article

THIS WEEKEND! Thirstin Howl The 3rd And The Lo Lifes Presents Love And Loyalty Weekend At Miami Art Basel 2017

Like we always do around this time... The good guys from the Lo-Lifes Family Miami and Lo Lifes general Thirsting Howl The 3rd are kicking off their Love And Loyalty Weekend festivities today that will last ... Read Article

Kendrick Lamar’s “Element” Video Inspiration By Legendary Photog Gordon Parks On Exhibition In NYC

The Gordon Parks Foundation announced the opening of ELEMENT, a new exhibition on view at the Foundation’s exhibition space from December 1 through February 10 showcasing Gordon Parks photographs that inspired ... Read Article

German Police Retrieve 100 Stolen John Lennon Items Including Diary From The Day He Was Killed

German police presented on Tuesday diaries, pairs of glasses and other items belonging to late Beatle John Lennon that were stolen from his widow Yoko Ono in 2006 and eventually ended up in Berlin. Police arrested a man in Berlin on Monday suspected of rece... Read Article

Superchief Gallery Presents “Wasted Land 2” Premiere Screening [RECAP]

In an exclusive, spooked out setting at the Superchief Gallery in Ridgewood, Queens, film director Andrew H. Shirley along with NOXER, SMELLS, RAMBO, UFO and other artists from the Brooklyn-Based 907 Crew hoste... Read Article