This past weekend, we were invited to check out a very special project going on at the rooftop ofÂ Gawker Headquarters. The project “Mom & Popism” is a unique collaboration between Gawker Artists and Jim & Karla Murray (concieved/curated by Billi Kid)Â to remix some of the iconic NYC cityscape as seen in the book – “Store Front – The Disappearing Face of New York.” The goal is to blow up the classic storefronts that defined many parts of NYC in quasi-life scale on the rooftop […]
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July was a very busy month with numerous headlines making their way around the world of art. Here is another edition of Second Helpings to remind you of the juicy stories that we covered here on AM. Get served after the jump.
AM had the pleasure of attending the opening of Crazy 4 Cult 3D show at Gallery 1988 (LA) a couple weeks ago. The 3rd installment of the wildly popular group show again brought together some of our favorite artists to reinterpret some of the most addictive cult films of all time. Again, we saw the perennial favorites such as The Professional, Edward Scissorhands, Office Space and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. But what we enjoyed were some new cult films such as The Jerk, Never […]
Every now and then, a gallery decides to flex its muscles and call in some of its big guns. On August 15th, Joshua Liner Gallery will be on Defcon 2 as it brings up an arsenal of artists that would get the attention of the even the most casual art fan. Artists showing include:Â Candice Tripp (interviewed), Chloe Early, Cleon Peterson, Damon Soule, Dave Kinsey, Evan Hecox, James Roper, Joe Sorren, Jud Bergeron, Kenji Hirata, Pat Rocha, Robert Hardgrave, Ryan McLennan, Shawn Barber, Stanley Donwood, Stella […]
Carmichael Gallery is showcasing some ladies with a unique view on things in their latest show. “A Mirror Distorted” features Andrea Michaelsson (one half of Btoy), Cherri Wood, Pam Glew, and the dazzling details of our favorite South African transplant Candice Tripp (interviewed). The show runs from August 6th to August 27th. Check out the sneak peek after the jump.
When AM visited Dave Kinsey at his studio a while back, he gave us a heads up on some upcoming projects that he was involved in. One in particular that stood out was a painting he was working on for the upcoming Sea No Evil benefit for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (They do Whale Wars). The painting is called “Sustain.” The auction for the original painting won’t occur until August 29th, butÂ this Thursday, July 30th, the print version of the painting entitled “Sustain: No […]
Earlier this month, we focused on contemporary artist Robert Longo and his recently painted “Heroes” series. Our friends over at TAC have now found some pictures of Longo’s studio via The Selby. We take a look at the tools of his trade and what looks to be detailed models of pieces that have been or may be in the works. Seen in these pictures are also studies for two of his notable early series of works: “Men of the City” and “Wave.” Check out the […]
As reported, Deitch Projects (Grand St.) opened it’s gallery doors for a special tribute in memory of the passing of Dash Snow earlier this month. Dan Colen, Ryan McGinley, Agathe Snow andÂ Terence Koh to name a few. The gallery is adorned with photos and relics from different phases of Dash’s life. had a chance to stop by this touching memorial of not only his works, but also pieces from his friends and peers such asÂ The front of the gallery has been tagged with a […]
Who says street art has no cred with the mainstream? Kinda saying a lot when one of the most respected publications in the world takes the time to break out a “Top Ten” list of the top “Guerrilla Artists.” The usual suspects – Jean-Michel Basquiat, Shepard Fairey and Banksy are there. But, we’re surprised that Kaws and his infamousÂ phone booth/bus stop “Ad-Disruptions” didn’t make the list.Â Check out whoÂ did and didn’tÂ made theÂ cutÂ here. Via our friends atÂ TWBE.
Come and get it, fresh off the line. Banksy is serving up “Donuts!” There has been much speculation on when Banksy was going to release a print from hisÂ recent Bristol Museum show (covered). Well, the wait is over cuz “Donuts” are served! Banksy is releasing a new print online through Pictures On Walls. There will be two “flavours,” eachÂ with a different glaze color (pink or chocolate). The edition size will be 299 for each “flavour” and measures 30 x 22 inches. No need to warm […]