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Preview / Installation: Barry McGee, Osgemeos, Swoon, Neck Face – “Art in the Streets” @ MOCA

*Edit – Photos have been taken down by request of photographer* As you saw with our look yesterday at Shepard Fairey’s (featured) install process at the MOCA, the museum is abuzz with activity as all the artists are setting up their part of the exhibition. It looks like the Nuart website has now found more preview images of what to expect when Art in the Streets opens its doors next month including work from Barry McGee, Osgemeos, Swoon, and Neck Face. More images found on […]

Preview: Josh Keyes – “The Magician’s Garden” @ Fecal Face Dot Gallery

Ever the social activist at heart, Josh Keyes (interviewed) will continue to provoke thought, inspire conversation, and motivate change through his art. Opening Thursday, April 7th, The Magician’s Garden (teased) provides timely commentary on the increasingly pervasive genetic modifications invading our food and ecological systems, among other pertinent political issues of the day (such as border control), through a series of haunting and mythical imagery. Josh talks about the inspiration for this body of work in a recent interview with Fecal Face, stating “the fear […]

Preview: Tessar Lo & Andrew Hem – “MAPS” & “Building from the Ground Up” @ Show & Tell Gallery

This Friday night, Tessar Lo and Andrew Hem (interviewed) will inject the Toronto art scene with some of their signature imagery at the Show & Tell Gallery. With MAPS, Tessar continues to expand on the the colorful and the abstract that we have become familiar with since his solo at his hometown gallery last year (covered). To learn more about this new body of work that seems to explore the world between the dream and wakeful state, check out an interview with Mr. Lo on […]

Releases / Update: Faile – “Wood Faile Flag” & “Scuba Horse” Bronze Sculpture

With a hugely successful 2010 in the rear-view mirror, which included their blowout solo Bedtime Stories, the release of their first all inclusive book, a fun remix of a video game arcade in NYC and London, and their insane Temple constructed in Lisbon, Brooklyn-based artistic duo Faile (featured) have a set of intriguing releases to get 2011 rolling scheduled for today at 12PM EST. First up is a wooden interpretation on their iconic “Faile Flag”. These are 20 unique works – three wooden palettes are conjoined […]

Streets / Openings: Gaia in Chicago & “Resplendent Semblance” @ Maxwell Colette Gallery

In preparation for his newest exhibition, which opened last weekend, Gaia went to town on The Windy City with his intricate animal centric wheat paste creations. With well over ten pieces located in various Chicago neighborhoods, the street artist has created a virtual playground for local art fans. His impressive outdoor efforts were set upon the backdrop of Resplendent Semblance, an exhibition of gallery work hosted by Maxwell Colette Gallery. Not only was a selection of his more traditional decollage works on wood on display, […]

Preview / Installation: Shepard Fairey – “Art in the Streets” @ MOCA

Things are revving up in Los Angeles as we draw near to the MOCA’s historic Art in the Streets show. With new museum director Jeffery Deitch at the helm, the expectation is that we will see the biggest names participate – from Barry McGee to Os Gemeos, JR to Saber and much more – we’ll reveal it to you soon. For now, Shepard Fairey (featured) gives us our first glimpse into the Geffen Contemporary location of the MOCA where he and the Obey crew are […]
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Preview: Ryan McGinley – “Somewhere Place” @ Galerie Gabriel Rolt

For the first time since 2007, Ryan McGinley will be exporting his provocative photography to The Netherlands. Opening Saturday, April 9th at Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Somewhere Place will see the New York artist continue his musings on love, lust, youth, mortality, all conveyed through the cinematic styling he has come to perfect. Piggybacking on the portraiture first introduced with his Team Gallery solo, Everybody Knows This is Nowhere (covered), and further developed with the inclusion of wild animals during his Life Adjustment Center (covered) show […]

Openings: “Momentum” @ Lebasse Projects (Chinatown)

Last weekend, AM stopped by to take an advanced look at the new LeBasse Projects location in historic Chinatown. Featuring the curatorial touch of Christine Le, one half of the husband and wife team behind the LA-based gallery, the show includes some female talent that has caught her eye like Seonna Hong, Yumika Kayukawa, Hera, Laura Ball, Melissa Haslam, and more. Make sure you attend the official opening on April 9th to see for yourself. More photos courtesy of Brandon Shigeta after the jump…

Studio Visit: Gary Baseman

With a huge solo exhibition currently showing in NYC at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery (check out our coverage of it here), performances with the band Nightmare and the Cat, including in NY, LA, and Austin at SXSW, and inclusion in group and benefit exhibitions, Gary Baseman has had a very busy last few weeks.  We were very fortunate to be able to visit the native Angeleno in his home studio as he prepared for his first show in six years in the contemporary art capital […]

Teaser: Futura 2000 – “New Works” @ Galerie Jerome de Noirmont (Paris)

Gearing up for his first solo exhibition since Odyssey Two (covered) in Berlin back in 2009, Futura has now targeted his iconic spray wizardry on The City of Lights. Aside from a few product designs in recent memory, the last major artistic endeavor we witnessed from the Godfather of abstract street art was an awe inspiring NYC mural produced in collaboration with Os Gemeos last summer. Opening Friday, May 27th at Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, New Works will provide Parisian art enthusiasts the rare opportunity […]
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