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What’s an ‘Outsider Artist?’

Blog What’s an ‘Outsider Artist?’ by CPH CPH is the news editor of OtherLinks.com 13/12/18 When it comes to traditional art, most people believe that it requires access to capital investment to get featured on regular exhibitions. It is generally expected of artists to have attended prestigious art schools and have strong educational and economic backgrounds. Since the ‘60s, when it gained prominence as an allied form of expression for the peace movement and then in the 80s expressing hip-hop culture, street art has come a long way. For the artist who doesn’t have such ‘desirable’ origins, their work is thrown under more scrutiny and skepticism. This person, known as an ‘outsider artist’ is seen as reckless, rebellious and self-taught...

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OUR STREET ART HALL OF FAME

Blog OUR STREET ART HALL OF FAME by CPH CPH is the news editor of OtherLinks.com 11/12/18 From the brick walls of the Bronx and Brooklyn in New York to the alleyways of London, street art has become a global phenomenon. While being a form of expression and rebellion for artists themselves, street art has ignited a unique form of inspiration for apparel brands like OtherLinks. Street art by famous duo Pichi & Avo in Athen, Greece (source: artfido.com) Since the ‘60s, when it gained prominence as an allied form of expression for the peace movement and then in the 80s expressing hip-hop culture, street art has come a long way. From being an act of vandalism in the eyes...

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MOVE ON THE FLY

Blog MOVE ON THE FLY by CPH CPH is the news editor of OtherLinks.com 06/12/18 When you go with the flow, and make it up as you go. Inventiveness is the very spirit of improvisation, and those moments where you get into the zone is when something magical happens. Of course, street performance is largely improvisational. When done right, it can transcend its environment. Our free spirits demonstrate street performance in its purest form, with improvisational dance.

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OUR FAV STREETWEAR COLLABS OF ALL TIME (SO FAR)

Blog OUR FAV STREETWEAR COLLABS OF ALL TIME (SO FAR) by CPH CPH is the news editor of OtherLinks.com 06/12/18 Teamwork makes the dream work is what they say, and it’s true; by working together you can achieve much more than just going your own way. Just like most of your favorite songs have ‘features’ where another artist hops on the track, luxury streetwear brands are doing the same thing, dipping in and out of each others’ orbits to create truly interesting (and sometimes out-there) collaborations. Here are our favorites. SUPREME x Louis Vuitton Image from: The Fashion Law After sending Supreme a Cease and Desist letter back in 2000 for unauthorized use of their logo, Louis Vuitton happily walked...

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