new york: signals

© agnès b.

new york city-based artist ryan mcginness [1972] is a fixture in the urban art scene stateside and abroad, and has become known for his distinct graphic style and use of iconography. the agnès b. galerie boutique in soho will be hosting an in-store installation to celebrate the debut of the artist's designs for the agnès b. artist’s t-shirt collection, an ongoing thing since its inception in 1994. the installation of mcginness, elaborately entitled signals: units of meaning: drawings of elements & compounds, opens sat – apr 30 [6pm-9pm], and presents a variety of goods. there's a t-shirt, a unique design with double sleeves, a short sleeve sewn over a long sleeve, and meant to represent the way mcginness wore his t-shirts as a teen, mugs, a vinyl tote bag, patches, a skateboard, site-specific wallpaper, and a large-format painting. and that's not all, folks. on the occasion of the installation, agnès b. will publish an eponymous 480-page soft cover book, and since it's agnès b.'s 40th anniversary this year, it'll re-issue the most popular designs from the aforementioned artist's t-shirt collection. location: 50 howard street [soho].

© agnès b.