Alan Ket

Latest Post - Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:23 pm

Total Contributions - 14

Alan Ket is an artist, photographer, author, curator and marketer. His photographs have appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times Magazine, The London Sunday Telegraph, The Source, and Vibe. Early in his career Ket launched Stress, a hip-hop magazine credited for breaking such artists as Jay-Z, Foxy Brown, Eminem, and Raekwon, among others. He spun Stress off into an internationally published Spanish language version of the magazine called Hip Hop Nation. In 2001, with Marc Ecko, he created the very successful men's fashion magazine Complex. In 2009 he helped re-launch Vibe magazine as a consultant, photography director and producer. In this role he has worked with all the top music artists of today including 50 Cent, Eminem, Justin Beiber, and Erykah Badu. As a marketing and image consultant he has worked for such brands as Atari, Azzure Denim, Moet Chandon, Osiris, Demo stores, Powercoco, the Marc Ecko Collection, Sprite, and Uptown magazine. He has created and launched traditional print, radio, guerrilla marketing and digital campaigns for such brands as Loud Records, Lugz, MTV, Rawkus records, Madonna, and Ecko. In 2004, Ket re-joined Marc Ecko to develop the controversial video game, Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. He has also served his clients by providing access to notable celebrities, musicians, stylists and high profile artists in order to place new fashion products. Ket is an active graffiti artist, curator, and photographer. Most recently he was the curator for graffiti and street art related exhibitions at Fondation Cartier in Paris, PowerHouse Arena in Brooklyn, 55DSL in New York City, The Hip Hop Theatre Festival at New York University, and the MOCA in Los Angeles He is the author of the best selling titles: Graffiti Planet, Street Art, Graffiti Tattoo, and many other art related titles. He has lectured in universities worldwide, including New York University, Brown University, Syracuse University, UCLA, University of Wisconsin, and Wesleyan University.

Recent News by Alan Ket

Test Blog Post

By Alan Ket - Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Barrio Roots street art festival in LA

By Alan Ket - Thursday, September 18, 2014

This weekend Los Angeles is the fortunate location for Barrio Roots street art festival. Taking place in South East LA the festival will feature new murals by Cache, El Mac, Hex, Man One, Nuke, Sand One, Shente and Kofie along with a Chaz Bojorquez retrospective. If that wasn’t enough there will also be an exhibit of art from Transborder Graphic and music, lectures, workshops, and more.  » Read more about: Barrio Roots street art festival in LA  »

Outside Inside exhibit recap

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 22, 2014

Last Saturday marked the opening night of the Outside Inside exhibit at the Tabla Rasa Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. It was my first time curating a show in this gallery and my concept was to showcase artists that work both in the streets and in the studio. I sought to also include a few artists that live and work in Brooklyn so as to give them an opportunity to exhibit close to him and continue to build a following and a collector base.  » Read more about: Outside Inside exhibit recap  »

Timebomb: Three Decades of Style Writing

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Today’s New York Post

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Scrap Yard NYC: sale

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Stations of the Elevated screeening

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Extreme home makeover

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Brazilian Frames

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Arrested Motion: “A Studio Visit: Finok”

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Interview to Juxtapoz Magazine

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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True Skills 2014

By Alan Ket - Friday, August 15, 2014

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Atome art now available

By Alan Ket - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

I am very happy to report that the style writer Atome is sharing his art with the world in a new way. With a huge body of works created on the streets around the world that spans 2 decades of traveling, Atome has finally sat down to start his indoors development and construction phase. These are the first set of hand drawn and framed artworks created by Atome for sale. To start this journey off, these are set at $100 a piece.  » Read more about: Atome art now available  »

Hamsa by Alice Mizrachi on 1xRun

By Alan Ket - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

I am very pleased to see the print business booming with companies like 1xRun printing so many works from great artists and friends alike. They are helping to beautify homes everywhere and provide access to great art. So… The latest print I can recommend is Hamsa by Alice Mizrachi 26 x 40 Inches 1-Color Screen Prints on Archival Fine Art Paper http://1xrun.com/runs/Hamsa_-_Limited_Edition_Screen_Prints?utm_source=1xRUN&utm_campaign=6c7976be84-mearonefalseprofits&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d4cc981c75-6c7976be84-230501701 I recommend it and to pay attention to the other releases that are coming up by Mear and Doze Green.  » Read more about: Hamsa by Alice Mizrachi on 1xRun  »