Smart Crew x Fool’s Gold “Smart Fools” Artist Series Opens This Thursday 12/12

Posted on Dec 9th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

This Thursday (12/12) Fool’s Gold is proud to present our latest Artist Series opening, “Smart Fools,” a highly anticipated group exhibition featuring NYC’s own Smart Crew. Founded in 1997 by a group of high school friends in Queens, Smart Crew has evolved from a NYC-based graffiti crew into a diverse collective of international artists based in New York. Over the years, many of the members have branched out from their graffiti roots into alternate art forms including music, fashion, design and photography. Read More

New Fool’s Gold Artist Series Opening Thursday 11/21

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

The night before our 6 Year Anniversary bash, we get the party started early with our latest Artist Series event, featuring brand new works from design iconoclast Bill McMullen. Over his storied career, Bill has worked on everything from Beastie Boys album covers to custom toys to full-body camouflage made of Starbucks logos, and his FG exhibition (titled “Low End Pleasures: Unknown Theory”) is sure to showcase even more of the high-concept pop-culture pastiche we know and love.

The show opens this Thursday (11/21) at the Fool’s Gold store on 536 Metropolitan Ave in Brooklyn from 7-9pm. Artist will be in attendance, refreshments will be served, and limited-edition merchandise will be available. Don’t miss it!

Pixote Talks FG Artist Series + More

Posted on Oct 8th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Check out this cool video piece on NYC-via-Brazil street artist Pixote, where the mystery man talks inspiration, skating, graf, and his FG Artist Series exhibit. Check it on the wall at the Fool’s Gold store on 536 Metropolitan Ave in BK, featuring Pixote art on limited edition SHUT skateboards (there’s shirts too!) and pick some up for yourself in-person or from the FG webstore. Read More

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New Fool’s Gold Artist Series Opening Thursday 10/3

Posted on Sep 27th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Street artist and type innovator Pixote lends his unique, cross-cultural aesthetic to the latest edition of the Fool’s Gold Artist Series, opening Thursday, October 3rd at our Brooklyn headquarters. The exhibit features new Pixote pieces printed on limited-edition SHUT skateboards, blurring the lines between gallery piece and collectible while juxtaposing modern day graf techniques with inspiration from ancient hieroglyphics and beyond. Read More

New Fool’s Gold Artist Series Opening Thursday 5/16

Posted on May 13th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

Bay Area illustrator Niv Bavarsky creates alternate universes with ink and pixels, mixing loopy, detailed hand-drawn strokes with bold textures and dreamlike bursts of color. His imaginative approach brings a welcome hit of trippiness to mainstream outlets like the New York Times and ESPN, and runs completely wild on record sleeves and flyers for Fool’s Gold and throughout Niv’s prolific personal output.

Fool’s Gold is proud to present Niv’s debut solo exhibition as part of the Fool’s Gold Artist Series, taking place this Thursday, May 16th, from 7-9pm at the label’s retail store on 536 Metropolitan Ave in Brooklyn. Artist will be in attendance, refreshments will be served, and original art will be available for sale, along with limited-edition Artist Series shirts.

Artist Series In-Store Tonight!

Posted on Feb 14th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

The Artist Series returns to our store at 536 Metropolitan Ave in Brooklyn tonight, with an exhibition of Fool’s Girls photos by Josh Wehle taken from his Tumblr of the same name.

Come through from 7-9 pm and hang with us! Refreshments will be served, and limited edition prints and shirts will be available.

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Fool’s Gold Artist Series Returns 2/14

Posted on Feb 8th, 2013 by Mr Goldbar

The Artist Series returns to our store at 536 Metropolitan Ave in Brooklyn next Thursday (Valentine’s Day!) featuring an exhibition of Fool’s Girls photos by Josh Wehle, taken from his Tumblr of the same name. Limited edition prints and shirts will be available, come hang with us…

FG Artist Series #6: Lucky 13 Group Photography Show

Posted on Jun 14th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

The latest Fool’s Gold Artist Series event is right around the corner, and it’s a doozy: a group photography show on Friday, June 22nd, featuring prints and photo-based artwork from a genuinely unique collection of shutterbugs. Check out the flyer and lineup below, and we’ll see you at the store next week. Read More

IRAK Artist Series Opening Recap

Posted on May 8th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

This past Friday we launched the fifth Fool’s Gold Artist Series event, featuring work from the whole IRAK crew. Tons of folks came through to celebrate and check out the new pieces – which you can still see up close and in person at the FG store on 536 Metropolitan Ave in Brooklyn. We’ve got some shots after the jump.

Get the last remaining IRAK x FG Artist Series tees on our webstore. And check more pics on Mass Appeal, Fresh Paint and Focus Camp (we snagged some of their crowd shots at the end). Read More

FG Artist Series #5: Irak

Posted on Apr 27th, 2012 by Mr Goldbar

The Fool’s Gold Artist Series in-stores give us a chance to turn our store into a gallery, show off some new work and exclusive items from talent curated by FG art director Dust La Rock, and invite everyone to come and hang.

Following exhibitions from Cody Hudson and JK5, Daniel Albrigo, HAZE and Grotesk (you might have seen the last one pop up on your television), the next takeover of our wall will feature new multimedia work from none other than New York’s infamous Irak crew. You don’t want to miss this one…

Come through to the opening on Friday, May 4th from 7-9pm at the FG store on 536 Metropolitan Ave in Brooklyn. Artists will be in attendance, refreshments will be served, and limited edition shirts will be available (we’ll have them on the webstore too, act fast). Read More

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