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Showing: Matthew Feyld “Untitled 1 & 2″ at Krets and Neon, Sweden

AM recently brought you a glimpse of Matthew Feyld’s installation coming together at his two concurrent solo shows in Sweden at Krets and Neon.  It was following his period of residency during August and the beginning of this month at the galleries.  Both shows have since opened, and as we suggested may happen, Feyld was let loose to assemble a large freestanding installation at Neon. Consisting of large scale wooden cut outs, the installation work is some of the largest the Saskatoon, Canada-based artist has […]

Supakitch & Koralie mural @ Varldskultur Museum, Gothenburg

AM friends and super French art duo Supakitch and Koralie were recently in Gothenburg, Sweden, for the set-up and opening of “Kimono Fusion,” an exhibition of Japanese fashion mixed with pop, street and graffiti culture at the Varldskultur (World Culture) Museum. In addition to having work in the show, the two spent a few days creating an amazing mural, documented in the video above. Check it out, as well as some still shots from Kimono Fusion after the jump.

Previews: Christina Empedocles – “As Evidenced” @ David B. Smith Gallery

Check out a preview of Christina Empedocles’ latest body of work, titled “As Evidenced”, to premiere this Friday at Denver’s David B. Smith Gallery.  The charming works by Empedocles lures you in with a 3D feel created by her technique of rendering everyday objects on paper.  Utilizing subjects such as birds, animals, people, and even personal memorabilia set on simple plain paper, she masterfully constructs a nostalgic presence and a unique visual texture that is almost hyper-realistic to the viewer.  The show opens this Friday […]

Openings: Lari Pittman – “New Paintings” @ Regen Projects

One of the finest galleries in Los Angeles, Regen Projects, recently opened a show of “New Paintings” by Lari Pittman. The vibrant, bright, vivid, and colorful paintings include a mixture of abstraction and figuration, each one intricate and expertly painted.  The works feature a dichotomy of “renewal/decay, secular/sacred, decorative/grotesque, hot/cold, sweet/toxic, taste/kitsch, mannered/unpredictable, transparency/opacity”.  Check out the show for yourself before it goes down Oct. 23. More after the jump…

Teaser: Roland Tamayo – “With Ease” @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Opening tonight, September 30th, at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles will be a new series of seven paintings from Roland Tamayo (interviewed). Showing alongside Ben Strawn in a joint show is entitled “With Ease”, Roland will be showing paintings with his signature nature / technology juxtapositions. It will be nice to see him show in his hometown again and we would suggest you stop by if you are in the area. Discuss this show here. Discuss Roland Tamayo here.

Jose Parla’s Concord Project Destined for The City of Toronto

There’s been a lot of buzz between Toronto and Brooklyn regarding Jose Parla’s incredible mural/installation called The Concord Project. We’ve pieced together this moving story with the help of our friend Simon at Show & Tell Gallery in Toronto. Basically, these pieces are destined for Toronto as a public arts project sponsored by Concord Pacific, in an effort to give back to the community. Jose started this project this summer and just finished it for the soon to be lucky residents of T-Dot. We’ll be bringing […]

Teaser: Ryan McGinley – “Life Adjustment Center” @ Ratio3

Get ready San Francisco because one of the art world’s leading young photographers is coming to your city at the end of October.  That’s right, Ryan McGinley’s next solo exhibition will take place at Ratio 3, opening on Oct. 29.  As with all McGinley shows, it will be highly anticipated and it will be huge.  Stay tuned for more information.

Teaser: Camille Rose Garcia – “Snow White and the Black Lagoon” @ Michael Kohn Gallery

This may seem like pretty advanced notice, but we were so enamored with Camille Rose Garcia’s last project illustrating Alice in the Wonderland that we had to let you in on this tasty piece of news. It looks like her next show has been announced for March at the Michael Kohn Gallery and this time, another popular children’s story will be the focus – Snow White. AM is looking forward to seeing the new body of work with CRG’s signature twist. Discuss Camille Rose Garcia […]

Openings: “Misericordia” @ PRISM

As previewed by AM, Prism opened Misericordia last Friday night to a excited and fashionable Los Angeles crowd.  The show featured the excellent curatorial (the show was curated by Birte Kleemann, Director at The Pace Gallery) quality you expect from Prism and included pieces by some of the best artists working today, like Terence Koh, Sterling Ruby, and Chris Burden, alongside some works that were hundreds of years old.  The exploration of Mercy never looked so interesting. More opening images after the jump…

BLK River Festival ’10: Blu

To round out the images that caught our eye at this year’s BLK River Festival (also see Know Hope and Sam3), we bring you this waterside piece from Italian superstar Blu. Although not as complex as some of his recent pieces, the message is no less clear. Unlock your eyes and minds and check out more images of this pieces after the jump…
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