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Previews: Audrey Kawasaki – “Midnight Reverie” @ Jonathan LeVine

Earlier this month, we gave you a first taste of Audrey Kawasaki’s (interviewed) upcoming exhibition with Jonathan LeVine Gallery. The show entitled Midnight Reverie is her second showing with the New York space and flirts with more dreamy undertones with her seductive feminine figures. Similar to her previous turn at LeVine, there will be a limited edition available. Entitled You Come First, the print will be sold in person on a first come first served basis with the sale beginning on September 8th at 1pm in […]
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Previews: José & Rey Parlá – “U.T.O.P.I.A.” @ colette

Last week, we broke news about the Brothers Parlá and their tandem show entitled U.T.O.P.I.A at colette in France. The Parisian hub for fashion, lifestyle, and art will feature a fresh new body of work from siblings José & Rey. The former brings his transcendent calligraphic style with skills with traditional mediums such as canvas and panel. The latter brother brings his photographic eye and cutting edge techniques to form mindbreaking landscapes through this unique process. The opening night is set for September 3rd, so if you’re fortunate enough to be in Paris, make […]
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Studio Visits: Steve “ESPO” Powers – “A Word is Worth A Thousand Pictures” (Part I)

Next week, Steve “ESPO” Powers (featured) will be kicking off art season with a new body of work at Joshua Liner Gallery.  The show entitled A Word is Worth A Thousand Pictures is Power’s first New York solo exhibition in over seven years. The Brooklyn-based artist has been busy the past few years with a number of high profile projects such as Art in the Streets, as well as the Love Letters Project in Philly, Syracuse and Brooklyn. In Part I of this feature, AM visited […]
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Previews: Shepard Fairey – “Americana” @ Perry Rubenstein Gallery

This Saturday, Shepard Fairey will present a fresh body of work created in collaboration with Neil Young. The show entitled Americana is Shep’s interpretations of the songs from Young’s recently released album Crazy Horse. This special exhibition will be held at Perry Rubenstein’s newly opened Los Angeles gallery. For all you Obey fans, there will be a limited edition print set available at the opening which contains silkscreen versions of the artwork created for the show. Discuss Shepard Fairey here.
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Upcoming: Futura – “Future-Shock” @ Valmorbida (NYC)

Futura may live and work in New York City, but the graffiti legend hasn’t had a solo exhibition in his hometown for over 12 years. That’s all going to change as the artist formerly known as Futura 2000 will be unveiling a large and fresh body of work with Valmorbida (who have put on great shows in the past – here & here & here) come September 6th. We look to see more of the amazing direction he showed us when we saw him in Paris. […]
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Streets: Nick Walker (NYC)

It’s been a while since Nick Walker (interviewed) hunkered down in New York to put his vandal in play. Nick recently dropped by to lay down some paint for a few weeks in the Big Apple. While he was here, he worked several parts of Brooklyn, LES and Chinatown. AM tagged along as he  premiered a new composition of his storied Vandal kicking back with a special edition of the New York Times. This piece is located on the bustling corner of Eldridge and Hester in […]
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Releases: Wes Lang – “Warrior Skull”

Artist Wes Lang has a new print entitled Warrior Skull. This image is the centerpiece of the new Grateful Dead box set Spring 1990. There’s two versions of this limited edition, the first is a run of 50 sized at 17″ x21″ and the second is a run of 10 sized at 34″ x 41″. Get yours here if interested. Also, check out the video interview below with Wes where he talks about his passion for the band and growing up in a “Deadhead Town” in […]
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Openings: Nicole Naone – “Mass” @ Human Imagination

Our friend and Hawaiian native Nicole Naone recently made her debut solo at Honolulu’s Human Imagination. Entitled Mass, the exhibition gives us a look at the classic female form through subtle compositions which Nicole hand molded in foam and plaster. Diverse in her mediums, we also caught sight of smooth illustrations and sculptures cast in bronze. A very sweet debut showcasing what the full time artist & part time model has achieved since we last time we saw her at this year’s POW WOW.
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Openings: Crazy 4 Cult – Gallery 1988 (NYC)

Last week, AM took a walk down memory lane as the annual Crazy 4 Cult opened its doors to the legions of fans of cult movies and art, especially those who wanted one of the prints from Olly Moss (seen above) based off the film Léon: The Professional. Hosted as usual by Gallery 1988, this year’s showing (the sixth one) was its first time in New York and was as popular as always. Check out our photo set below… Discuss this show here.
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Futura: “The Art of Reinvention & History of Collaborations”

Futura has always been a legend in the realm of graffiti and street art. Recently, he has taken a step back towards the limelight in the world of art with a show at Galerie Jerome de Noirmont (covered) and a prominent collaboration with Hennessy on their iconic VS bottle. Unlike many in the current trend of street art, he isn’t a novel flash in the pan – Leonard Hilton McGurr (aka. Futura) has always been relevant. Our friends at Complex put together a comprehensive write up on the […]